forward progress: Plan For Your Success . . . . and Plan Big - 01/06/16 08:44 PM
Plan For Your Success . . . . and Plan Big
“Make no small plans for they have no power
to stir the soul.”
Niccole Machiavelli 1469 - 1527, Italian Writer   
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Plan for your success . . . . and plan big
 
Success doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Success is accomplished through planning . . . . setting goals . . . . and putting your plan into action to achieve the desired outcome.
 
You will achieve what you believe that you achieve . . . . and in the efforts that you commit to in … (8 comments)

forward progress: Your 2016 Roadmap is to Have Clearly Written Goals - 12/30/15 05:51 PM
Your 2016 Roadmap is to Have Clearly Written Goals
“The trouble with not having a goal is that you spend your
life running up and down the field and never score.”
Bill Copeland, Australian Cricket Match Umpire  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Your 2016 roadmap is in having clearly written goals
 
Goals create a clear purpose for your life . . . . and for your success journey . . . . Your purpose creates a direction for your life . . . . and becomes the stepping stone to your future success.
 
Your goals give you a target … (5 comments)

forward progress: The First Step in Getting What You Want - 12/19/15 01:37 PM
The First Step in Getting What You Want
“The indispensable first step to getting the things you
want out of life is this; decide what you want.”
Ben Stein, Actor
                
As I see it. . . . . . . .
The first step in getting what you want
 
Before you can get what you want in life . . . .  you first have to decide what you want . . . . and then be willing to pay the price of getting it.
 
The biggest challenges . . . . that most people face in getting what they want . . . . … (9 comments)

forward progress: It Starts With the First Step - 12/13/15 04:29 PM
It Starts With the First Step
“He who is outside the door has already a good
part of journey behind him.”
Dutch Proverb  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
It starts with the first step
 
Making the decision to take the first step out the door . . . . is the step that starts your forward progress on your success journey.
 
Your first step takes the courage to break the status quo . . . . and to step you into your future. Step into your future with the confidence . . . . that you will achieve your … (4 comments)

forward progress: Adjust . . . . and Take Action - 11/18/15 09:27 PM
Adjust . . . . and Take Action
“Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence.
Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of
fear. Perhaps the action or you take will be
successful; perhaps difference action or
adjustments will have to follow.
But any action is better than
no action at all.”
Norman Vincent Peale 1898 - 1993, Minister, Author,
Progenitor of Positive Thinking
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Adjust . . . . and take action
 
Our success journey is not an expressway . . . . It’s a road where you encounter obstacles . . … (9 comments)

forward progress: Your Purpose and Direction - 11/15/15 08:29 PM
Your Purpose and Direction
“Effort and courage are not enough
without purpose and direction.”
John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States 
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Your purpose and direction
 
Your life needs a purpose . . . . . and a direction.
 
When you’re not sure where you want to go . . . . or why you want to go there. You may be moving . . . . as a result you’re not making forward  progress . . . .  You’ll find yourself drifting without a purpose.
 
Maintain a clear vision for your future of where you … (7 comments)

forward progress: Don’t Let . . . . the World Pass You By - 11/08/15 06:08 AM
Don’t Let . . . .  the World Pass You By
“Don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as
many days in the year as you make use of.”
Charles Richards, Canadian Judge and Politician  
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Don’t let . . . . the world pass you by
 
The world will pass you by . . . . when you’re content to continue to stay where we’re standing today.
 
There is no standing still . . . . when you want to make forward progress in your career. You have to keep moving in … (18 comments)

forward progress: Get Off the Fence - 10/11/15 01:38 PM
Get Off the Fence
“It doesn’t matter which side of the fence you get off on
sometimes. What matters is getting off. You cannot
make progress without making decisions.”
Jim Rohn 1930 – 2009, American Entrepreneur, Author,
Motivational Speaker
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Get off the fence
 
When there’s a decision that have to be made . . . . Make it and get off the fence . . . . and do what has to be done to make forward progress.
 
You can go into a business planning meeting . . . . and no one wants to … (33 comments)

forward progress: A Person With Goals Will . . . . - 10/02/15 04:30 AM
 
A Person With Goals Will . . . .
“People with goals succeed because they know where
they’re going.”
Earl Nightingale 1921 – 1989, Author, Dean of
Person Development
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
A person with goals will . . . .
 
A person with goals will  . . . . Have a clear vision for their future . . . . and a sense of purpose in their actions.
 
A person with goals will create . . . .  A plan of action to achieve their goals . . . . They will work that plan to make … (20 comments)

forward progress: Hard Work and Sweat is Associated with Success - 09/29/15 03:49 AM
Hard Work and Sweat is Associated with Success
“Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat,
the luckier you get.”
Ray Kroc 1902 - 1984, Businessman and
Founder of McDonald’s
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
 
Hard work and sweat is associated with success
 
Many people say successful people are lucky . . . . I would like to think that successful people work harder . . . .and sweat more than the people standing on the sidelines watching them.
 
So what does hard work and sweat have in common?
 
They become the fuel for your success journey. … (28 comments)

forward progress: Confront Your Challenges . . . . With Courage - 09/26/15 01:33 PM
Confront Your Challenges . . . . With Courage
“Only by confronting the challenges that seems to be beyond
your comfort zone and to handle them at the moment.
You will grow your confidence  . . . . and grow
stronger on your success journey
to achieve your goals.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
 
Confront your challenges . . . . with courage
 
Challenges are those things that you encounter along the way of your success journey. How you respond to those challenges will determine the pace  . … (7 comments)

forward progress: Just a Little More . . . . Just a Little Farther - 09/18/15 08:34 PM
Just a Little More . . . . Just a Little Farther
“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.”
Thomas A. Edison 1847 – 1931, American Inventor
and Businessman
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
 
Just a little more . . . . Just a little farther
 
You will never know how close you were to success . . . . if you decide to give up.
 
It’s always too early to give up . . . . and it always time to give an extra effort.
 
When you feel … (13 comments)

forward progress: Your Choices Have an Impact - 09/10/15 02:45 PM
Your Choices Have an Impact
“Every choice we made has an end result”.
Zig Ziglar 1926 - 2012, Author, Motivational Speaker
 
As I See It. . . . .
Your choices have an impact 
 
Every choice you make has an impact . . . . on your life . . . . and shapes your  future . . . . Choose wisely.
 
Make the choices . . . . that will build positive forward momentum in your life and in your career. . . . Make the choices . . . . that will keep you on the right course to achieve your … (12 comments)

forward progress: Life is a Series of Patterns - 08/16/15 08:15 PM
Life is a Series of Patterns
“Your self-image is your pattern! Every thought has an
activity visualized. Every activity belongs to a
pattern you identify with your patterns
of thoughts. Your patterns
leads your life.”
J.G. Gallimore, Author
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Life is a series of patterns
 
Your patterns . . . . become your habits. Most of the things that you do everyday are formed in your subconscious mind . . . . and are repetitively done without giving them much thought.
 
In most cases you never think about your patterns . . . . and habits unless … (11 comments)

forward progress: Goals Are Success Tools - 08/02/15 06:32 AM
Goals Are Success Tools
“Goals are simply tools to focus your energy in a positive
direction; they can be changed as your priorities
charge, new ones added, and others dropped.”
Dr. O. Carl Simonton 1942 - 2009, Author, Oncologist       
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Goals are success tools
 
To successfully reach your destination . . . . you have to use all of the tools at your disposal.
 
Goals are a success tools . . . . that puts your success journey into prospective as they create the priorities  for your actions . . . . Your goals create the … (12 comments)

forward progress: There Are Three Kinds of People - 07/16/15 03:47 PM
There Are Three Kinds of People
“There are three kinds of people in the world, the wills,
the won’t and the can’t. The first accomplish
everything; the second the oppose
of everything: The third
fail in everything.”
Eclectic Magazine  
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
There are three kinds of people
 
Each person chooses the direction that their life will take . . . . and who they become.
 
There are the I will . . . .  the won’t . . . . and the can’t.
 
The wills in life are the doer . . . . and they will achieve … (18 comments)

forward progress: Optimism is Essential to Your Forward Progress - 07/15/15 04:10 AM
Optimism is Essential to Your Forward Progress
“Optimism is essential to achievement and is the
foundation of courage and true progress.”
Nicholas M. Butler, American Philosopher      
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Optimism is essential to your forward progress
 
The optimist has hope for the future . . . . and will bring a positive attitude into their day. They will go about their business . . . . with an optimistic lookout that their efforts will produce the desired results.
 
There will be times that the efforts of the optimist won’t turn out the way they have planned. In … (16 comments)

forward progress: You Create Your Momentum - 07/05/15 09:35 PM
 
You Create Your Momentum
“When you’re successful things have a momentum,
and at a certain point you can’t really
tell whether you have created the
momentum or it’s creating you.”
Annie Lennox, Singer   
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
You create your momentum
 
Momentum . . . . Is an important factor in creating positive forward progress in your life and career.
 
In the beginning it may feel like for every step you take forward . . . . you go back three steps. At other times it will feel that your standing still . . . . and there not momentum … (19 comments)

forward progress: Intention of Purpose Plus Action - 06/29/15 08:16 PM
Intention of Purpose Plus Action
“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
with action is useless.”
Caroline Myss, American Author
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Intention of purpose plus action
 
An intention gets your mind working . . . . and gets you thinking about the possibilities. But intentions without action can become a distracter . . . . and leads you down the path to nowhere.
 
Also carrying a fulfilled intention around with you . . . . without taking actions on them … (16 comments)

forward progress: Motivation Becomes the Difference - 06/07/15 08:19 PM
Motivation Becomes the Difference
“Your motivation becomes a driving force in your life . . . .
It will play a critical role in the direction that your life
moves in . . . . and in the level of the success that
you achieve. So when it comes right down
to it, your motivation makes all the
difference in your life.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Motivation becomes the difference
 
The difference between an interest . . . . and inspiration . . . is your … (20 comments)

 
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