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Take Action!
Wednesday, October 21, 2009      2 comments

You cannot change anything in your life with intention alone, which can become a watered-down, occasional hope that you'll get to tomorrow. Intention without action is useless. Caroline Myss ... Read more
Do What You Do as Well as You Can Do It
Tuesday, October 20, 2009      1 comments

Excerpt from: You Can't Send a Duck to Eagle School, by Mac Anderson Two of the all-time greatest coaches in sports history were Red Auerbach, who coached the great Boston Celtics basketball team in the 1950's and 1960's, and Vince Lomba... Read more
Fear Nothing!
Monday, October 19, 2009      1 comments

"We have nothing to fear but fear itself!" Franklin Roosevelt Do not fear the shadows for they indicate that the sun is shining!... Read more
The Best Use of Life
Sunday, October 18, 2009      0 comments

The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it. - William James, philosopher and psychologist ... Read more
Football Saturday - A Day Off
Saturday, October 17, 2009      0 comments

What a glorious Saturday. The temperature has dipped into the '40's my grandsons play football at 9:00 and 10:30 followed by a trip downtown for tailgating on campus during homecoming Saturday and the football game at 6:00 ve Va Tech. It doesn... Read more
Cowboy's Guide To Life
Friday, October 16, 2009      2 comments

Cowboy's Guide To Life by Bob Hardison Most of the stuff people worry about ain't never gonna happen anyway. Life ain't about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce. Words that soak into your ears ar... Read more
Adversity vs Power
Thursday, October 15, 2009      1 comments

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. Abraham Lincoln This is a different slant on "power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely". When most people gain power, they forg... Read more
To Thine Ownself Be True!
Wednesday, October 14, 2009      0 comments

This, above all, to thine ownself be true. And it follows therefore, as surely as the night the day thou canst not be untrue to any man. Shakespeare ... Read more
When the Student is Ready, the Teacher Appears
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      2 comments

Excerpt from: Living a Five Star Life, by Betty Mahalik In this day and age, we are surrounded by messages that virtually scream, "Your life would be perfect if..." My life would be perfect if I had a different job, a different house, ca... Read more
The Ultimate Freedom
Monday, October 12, 2009      0 comments

Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us. Stephen R. Covey ... Read more
Turn Your Back on the Crowd
Sunday, October 11, 2009      0 comments

The one who leads the orchestra must turn his back o the crowd" This is true of anyone who wants to be an effective leader of any group. You cannot effectively lead if you are constantly being nagged by the crowd to do it their way or the ... Read more
Blogging Creates Focus
Saturday, October 10, 2009      0 comments

You are guaranteed that one person will read your Blog every day. That person is you. You are the principal beneficiary of your Blog. As you sit prepare your Blog, you are focused on your subject and receptive to your ideas. Blog positively ... Read more
You Are What You Choose
Friday, October 09, 2009      0 comments

A 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud man, who is fully dressed each morning by eight o'clock, with his hair fashionably combed and shaved perfectly, even though he is legally blind, moved to a nursing home today. His wife of 7... Read more
Enter 212°...The Extra Degree
Thursday, October 08, 2009      0 comments

Enter 212°...The Extra Degree The 212° concept is one of the most powerful communication concepts that I've ever experienced. Here's the idea... At 211 degrees...water is hot. At 212 degrees...it boils. And with boiling water, c... Read more
Express Gratitude!
Wednesday, October 07, 2009      1 comments

The more you express gratitude for what you have the more you will have to express gratitude for. Zig Ziglar... Read more

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