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 … (18 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)

forward progress: Create Forward Momentum - 05/22/15 06:39 AM
Create Forward Momentum
“One way to keep momentum going is to
have constantly greater goals.”
Michael Korda, novelist  
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Create forward momentum
Use your goals as milestones on your success journey . . . . and you’re able to measure your forward progress in achieving your goals.
In moving in the direction of your goals you create forward momentum on your success journey. As you achieve one goal look to the horizon and set dead aim on your next target and goal. Set your aim on that goal . . . . and … (17 comments)

forward progress: Do Something About It - 05/15/15 06:11 AM
Do Something About It
“Everyone who has ever taken a shower has had an idea.
it’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off
and does something about it that makes
a difference.”
Nolan Bushnell, American Entrepreneur
Founder of Atari and Chuck E. Cheese Pizza  
As I see it . . . . . . .
Do something about it
We all are carrying around a great ideas . .  . . or something that has to be done . . . . it’s now the time to do something about it.
A good idea in your head without acting on it has very little … (14 comments)

forward progress: The Right Path - 03/17/15 05:53 AM

The Right Path
“It is easy to choose a path in life that has been well traveled
by many before you and crowed  by many walking
beside you. There is safety in knowing the
obstacles ahead, comfort and warmth
from the companionship of others
and certainty in the destination.
Embarking on a journey into
unknown territory steely
courage, an adventurous
spirit, a deep belief in
oneself and simple
hope for a better
Marcy Blochowiak, CEO World Financial World  
As I see it. . . . . . … (9 comments)

forward progress: Standing Still - 03/09/15 07:50 PM
Standing Still
“Don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as
many days in the year that you make use of.”
Charles Richards, Canadian Judge and Politician  
As I see it . . . . . . .
Standing still
The world will pass you by if you’re content to continue to stand where you’re standing today.
There is no standing still . . . . If you want to make forward progress you have to keep moving in the direction of your goals and objectives.
Complaining about your station in life … (10 comments)

forward progress: Don’t Sit on the Fence - 02/18/15 06:38 AM

Don’t Sit on the Fence
“It doesn’t matter which side of the fence your on
you get off on sometimes. What matters most  
is getting off. You cannot make progress
without making decisions.”
Jim Rohn 1930 - 2009, American Entrepreneur,
Self-Help Author, Motivational Speaker  
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Don’t sit on the fence
When you’re sitting on the fence . . . . you’re just sitting there without making any meaningful forward progress. When you’re not moving forward all you can do is watch the world … (11 comments)

forward progress: Are You Busy or Proactive? - 12/19/14 08:46 PM
Are You Busy or Proactive?
“Busy can be like sitting on a rocking horse and going
as fast you can go . . . . and when you get off the
rocking horse your in the same place you start
without meaningful forward progress. Being
proactive is getting down to business
with the purpose of creating
successful results.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Are you busy or proactive?
A rocking horse is in motion … (17 comments)

forward progress: The Choice is Which End to Use - 12/16/14 03:00 PM
The Choice is Which End to Use 
“Nature gave us two ends - - one to sit on and one to
think with. Ever since then man’s success or
failure has been dependent
on the one he used most.”
Robert Albert Bloch 1917 - 1994, American Fiction Writer
As I see it. . . . . . . .
The choice is which end to use
You have two ends one that can bring you closer to achieving your goals . . . . and one to sit on.
Use your thinking to create … (35 comments)

forward progress: Breaking Old Unproductive Habits - 12/03/14 03:55 AM
Breaking Old Unproductive Habits
“When patterns are broken new worlds emerge .”
Tuli Kupferburg, Poet, Songwriter  
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Breaking old unproductive habits
When you have old unproductive habits that are no longer contributing to you success . . . . break them.
Old habits that are having a negative influence on you . . . . your life . . . . and hindering your forward process is like carry an anchor around with you every day. You’re carrying a lot of weight with no positive benefits.

forward progress: A Little Minute - 11/12/14 06:01 AM
A Little Minute
“I have only just a minute, only sixty seconds in it.
Forced upon me, can’t refuse it. I didn’t seek it.
I didn’t choose it. But it’s up to me to use it,
I must suffer if I lose it, Give account if I abuse it.
just a tiny little minute, but eternity is in it.”
Christine Warren, Author
As I see it. . . . . . . .
A little minute
A little minute . . . . has your future in it.
In your minutes you can pave, your … (11 comments)

forward progress: When You Break A Harmful Habit - 11/06/14 02:26 PM
When You Break A Harmful Habit
“Harmful habits can be broken. You can break a bad habit
of thought just as you can break a bad habit of action
and you can develop new habits that are more
helpful and healthful for you.”
Dr. Arthur Freeman and Rose DeWolf
As I see it. . . . . . . .
When you break a harmful habit
A harmful habit will pull you in the wrong direction . . . . and move you further away from achieving your goals.

forward progress: Say Yes - 10/27/14 10:43 PM
Say Yes
“You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have
the courage - - pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically - - to
say ‘no’ to other things. And the way you do that is
by having a bigger ‘yes’ burning inside.”
Stephen Covey 1932 -2012, American Educator,
Businessman, Keynote Speaker
As I see it . . . . . . .
Say yes
Say yes to . . . . your highest priorities
When you have defined goals . . . . you create a life of purpose in pursuing your goals.

forward progress: A Day is Wasted Away Minute by Minute - 10/12/14 06:38 AM
A Day is Wasted Away Minute by Minute
“Life is not lost by drying; life is lost minute by minute,
day by dragging day, in all the thousands
small uncaring ways.”
Stephen Vincent Benet 1898 – 1943, American Author,
Short Story Writer and Novelist  
As I see it. . . . . . . .
A day is wasted away minute by minute
Your day will only come around one time. With the drawn of each new day is a opportunity for a new beginning . . . . and a day of new opportunities.
Your … (11 comments)

forward progress: You’re in Control of Your Results - 10/09/14 08:37 PM
You’re in Control of Your Results
“There is no failure expect, in no longer trying, there is no defeat
expect from within, no insurmountable barrier except our
own inherent weakness of purpose.”
Elbert Hubbard 1856 – 1915, American Writer, Publisher,
Artist, Philosopher
As I see it . . . . . . .
You’re in control of your results
You make the choices . . . . you decide to keep trying . . . . and you decide to get up after you get knocked down a setback or failure.
So when … (19 comments)

forward progress: Your Success Journey Begins With the First Step - 09/18/14 01:22 PM
Your Success Journey Begins With the First Step
“Even the longest journey begins with a single step.”
Lao Tzu 604 BC – 531 BC, Ancient China Philosopher
and Poet, Founder of Laoism  
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Your success journey begins with the first step
The first step that you take in the right direction begins a journey of a life time. One that will take you on a journey to live your dreams . . . . and to achieve your goals . . . .
You will … (3 comments)

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