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Do little jobs well!

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Don't be afraid to give your best at what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.

- Dale Carnegie

  
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My Two Day Fast

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

My doctor scheduled a medical procedure that required that I not eat from dinner on Sunday until mid-afternoon on Tuesday. Big weight loss opportunity, right? Wrong!

The difference between my weight Sunday morning and Tuesday morning was no more than normally occurs over this same period. So, I guess you have to fast for more that a day and three quarters to show any significant weight loss.

What was interesting was that when I was able to eat yesterday afternoon, I only ate a normal sized meal. The reason for this is that my stomach stayed the same size and held the same amount of food as before my fast.

Today, it is back to normal, three squares and a snack.

  


Take Decisive Action

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

The difference between whether you say, 'I wish I would have,' or 'I'm glad I did,' at the end of your life is whether or not you take decisive action during your life.

Chris Widener

I have nothing further to say on this subject.

  


Carpe Diem!

Monday, September 21, 2009

Rainy days and Mondays, two of the banes of many people's existence.

People spend too much time dreading Monday and looking forward to Friday. Why is Friday any better than Monday? Because Friday starts the weekend and Monday starts the work week.

If you dread Monday because it is the beginning of your work week, you have the wrong job. It is imperative that you change jobs immediately! Life is too short to spend forty hours a week doing something you hate!

Ask yourself two questions, First. If I could have any job in the world, what would it be? Second question, Why don't you have that job?

Decide on your dream job and do whatever it is you have to do to get it! Then Mondays will be great days and you will come to dislike Fridays because it means you will be away from you job for two days.

Whatever any day has to offer you, you only get one chance at those twenty-four hours, use them to your best advantage, Sieze the day! Carpe Diem!

  


Teamwork!

Sunday, September 20, 2009

A man was lost while driving through the country. As he tried to reach for the map, he accidentally drove off the road into a ditch. Though he wasn't injured, his car was stuck deep in the mud. So the man walked to a nearby farm to ask for help.

"Warwick can get you out of that ditch," said the farmer, pointing to an old mule standing in a field. The man looked at the decrepit old mule and looked at the farmer who just stood there repeating, "Yep, old Warwick can do the job." The man figured he had nothing to lose. The two men and the mule made their way back to the ditch. The farmer hitched the mule to the car. With a snap of the reins, he shouted,


"Pull, Fred! Pull, Jack! Pull, Ted! Pull, Warwick!"
And the mule pulled that car right out of the ditch.

The man was amazed. He thanked the farmer, patted the mule, and asked, "Why did you call out all of those names before you called Warwick?"

The farmer grinned and said, "Old Warwick is just about blind. As long as he believes he's part of a team, he doesn't mind pulling."

  


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