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Do You Get On?

The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them. – George Bernard Shaw I’m sure I’ve blogged on this quote before, but it’s worth repeating. Ask yourself about your “circumstances:” Are they what you want? …

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Speed and Road Choice

That might seem like an odd title, or perhaps a not very helpful one. But it will soon make sense. A mentor of mine sent me a message that contained the following line: If I am on the wrong road it doesn’t matter how good I get at speeding down the road. It’s the wrong …

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How To Be of Value

Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. – Albert Einstein Success is an abstract, relative term. It’s a made-up thing, it doesn’t actually exist anywhere, like “time.” (You can show me a clock, but you can’t show me time . . . .) And it …

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Be Kind Because You Can

One theory says that if you treat people well, you’re more likely to encourage them to do what you want, making all the effort pay off. Do this, get that. Another one, which I prefer, is that you might consider treating people with kindness merely because you can. Regardless of what they choose to do …

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