Do. The. Work.

It takes 20 years to make an overnight success. – Eddie Cantor People don’t realize that things take time. Becoming takes work. Do the work. Become not just what you might be, become what you truly desire to be. Do. The. Work.

Preservation (Over Recovery)

Character is much easier kept than recovered. – Thomas Paine Just as it’s easier to keep an existing customer than to acquire a new one, character and trust is much, much, much harder to recover once it’s is lost than it is to maintain. Therefore, resolve to live in such a way: That you don’t …

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How Can I Serve You Best?

I am considering changing the way I deliver “myself” to you. Currently you receive an e-mail alerting you to each new blog post. I do my best to write a post every weekday. These posts are between 100 and 750 words (lately in the neighborhood of 300). What would you think of one e-mail per …

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Remember: You’re The Tree

We are like the little branch that quivers during a storm, doubting our strength and forgetting we are the tree—deeply rooted to withstand all life’s upheavals. – Dodinsky When the winds of change and challenge blow, remember you are the tree. The strong, flexible tree, able to bend and not break, to both sway with …

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The Difference Between Quitting and Giving Up

When you “quit,” you decide something isn’t worth continuing. Sometimes it makes sense to quit; to stop something that either wasn’t worth starting (but you only know that now) or isn’t worth continuing. Even if you have invested time, energy and money in something, sometimes it’s better to cut your losses and stop. *  *  * Giving …

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What Our Lives Really Are

The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives. – William James I’m sure I’ve blogged on this quote before, but it bears repeating – at least for me. As I learned from a mentor, our lives are …

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