goals: The School of Hard Knocks - 07/30/15 08:29 PM
 
The School of Hard Knocks
“Most people once they graduate from the school of
hard knocks, automatically enroll in the
university of adversity.”
Peter McWilliams, 1949 – 2000, Writer
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
The school of hard knocks
 
In most schools when you graduate you’ll receive a diploma. When you graduate from the school of hard knock . . . . You will have your bumps and bruises . . . . and the life experiences to make you a stronger person.
 
No school can prepare you for the future the way that the school of hard knocks can. … (13 comments)

goals: The Attitude of Self-Examination - 07/29/15 02:43 PM
The Attitude of Self-Examination
“In all the work we do, our most valuable asset can be the attitude
of self-examination. It is forgivable to make mistakes, but to
stand fast behind a wall of self-righteousness and make
the same mistake twice, is not forgivable.”
 Dr. Dale E. Turner, Author, Minister        
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
The attitude of self-examination
 
Self-examination is the art of accessing yourself . . . . What you are doing . . . . how your doing it . . . . along with the people . . . . Things around you . . … (10 comments)

goals: Success Can Take You to a Fork In the Road - 07/28/15 07:04 AM
Success Can Take You to a Fork In the Road
“Success can make you go one of two ways. It can make
you a prima donna or it can smooth the edges,
take away the insecurities and let the
nice things come out.”
Barbara Walters, Author, Journalist, Television Personality      
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Success can take you to a fork in the road
 
And the path you choose to follow . . . . will have a major impact on your future and your future success.
 
Success is not a single event . . . . It’s the result of … (7 comments)

goals: Your Biggest Choice . . . . - 07/26/15 08:12 PM
Your Biggest Choice . . . .
“What if you could be anything or anybody, you choose to be?
Think about it. What would you choose to be?”
Nido Qubein, business person, motivational speaker      
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Your biggest choice . . . .
 
You reach many areas in your life . . . . where you have to make big decisions . . . . and choices. When you’re making those decisions the pressure can feel overwhelming at the time . . . . But when a decision has to be made . . . . … (14 comments)

goals: Put Yourself in the Picture of Your Life - 07/21/15 04:18 PM
Put Yourself in the Picture of Your Life
“Picture yourself in your mind’s eye as having already
achieved this goal, see yourself doing the things
you’re be doing when you’re
reached your goals.”
Earl Nightingale 1921 - 1980, American Motivational Speaker
and Self-Help Author    
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Put yourself in the picture of your life
 
Paint the picture of your life as you want it to be . . . . and where everything in that picture . . . . and anything becomes possible.
 
Put yourself in the picture . . . . with brilliant color that’s so bright … (9 comments)

goals: Half of Life is Luck the Other Half is . . . . - 07/18/15 01:33 PM
 
Half of Life is Luck the Other Half is . . . .
“One half of life is luck; the other half is disciple – that’s
the important half, for without discipline you
wouldn’t know what to do with luck.”
Carl Zuckmayer, 1896 – 1977 German Playwright   
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Half of life is luck the other half is . . . .
 
Most people have the perception that successful people are lucky. Is it true? The answer is it depends?
 
You will discover that lucky people have a strong work ethic . . . and have prepared … (9 comments)

goals: Planning is Vital to Your Success - 07/18/15 06:53 AM
Planning is Vital to Your Success
“The time to repair the roof is
when the sun is shining.”
John F. Kennedy 1917 - 1963, 34th U.S. President
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Planning is vital to your success
 
Having a success plan in place before you start a task . . . . is vital for your success. Planning . . . . also creates a purpose for your success journey . . . . and gives you a clear sense of direction.
 
Having a plan creates greater efficiencies . . . . in your actions. It focuses you efforts … (17 comments)

goals: 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)

goals: Persistent Effort - 07/12/15 02:46 PM
Persistent Effort
“Some men give up their designs when they have almost
reach the goal: while others in the contrary obtain
a victory by exerting, at the last moment,
more rigorous effort than ever before.”
Herodotus  484 BC – 425 BC, Greek Historian
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Persistent effort
 
Persistent effort . . . . opens doors.
 
Persistent effort . . . . wears away resistance . . . . and breaks down barriers.
 
Persistent effort . . . . with on purpose activity keeps you moving in the direction of achieving your goals.
 
To succeed . . . . is to … (6 comments)

goals: Appreciate What You Have - 07/11/15 02:01 PM
Appreciate What You Have
“If you learn to appreciate more of what you already have,
you will find yourself having more to appreciate.”
Michael Angier, Founder of Success Net      
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Appreciate what you have
 
When you live in the world of appreciation . . . . you are living in a positive world. It’s not a world where you have everything you want in life . . . . It’s a world of appreciation for what you have.
 
In a world of appreciation there’s room to have goals . . . . and to strive for … (15 comments)

goals: The Law of Probabilities - 07/10/15 06:26 AM
The Law of Probabilities
“I teach something called The Law of Probabilities, which
says the more things you try, the more likely one of
them will work. The more books you read the
more likely one of them will have the
answers to a question that could
solve the major problems
of your life . .make you
wealthier, solve a
health problem,
whatever it
might be.”
Jack Canfield, Author, Success Coach      
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
The law of probabilities
 
What you sow . . . . you will reap.
 
When you plant the seeds of success . . . . … (13 comments)

goals: 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)

goals: Invest Your Efforts in Doing What’s Most Important - 07/04/15 08:38 PM
Invest Your Efforts in Doing What’s Most Important
“Ask yourself this question . . . . Are your efforts moving you
closer to achieving your goals? Or are your efforts having
a minimal affect on you achieving your goals? In the
answer is in how you are investing your efforts.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach. Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Invest your efforts in doing what’s most important 
 
To do what most important . . . . You have to first know what your goals are . . . . and … (9 comments)

goals: Motivation Becomes a Driving Force - 06/29/15 01:46 PM
Motivation Becomes a Driving Force
“Your motivation becomes a driving force on your success
journey to achieve your goals. The stronger your
motivation is. The stronger your determination
becomes to achieve your desired outcome .”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Motivation becomes a driving force 
 
Motivation will . . . . always outlast mere talent to carry you over the finishline.
 
Motivation is the spark that lights the fire of your passion to succeed . . . . and fuels your actions. Where there is fuel to drive … (16 comments)

goals: Keep Your Expectations Centered - 06/28/15 06:43 AM
Keep Your Expectations Centered
“Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are
a good person is a little like expecting the bull
not to attack you because you
are a vegetarian.”
Dennis Whitey, Self-Help Author, Motivational Speaker   
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Keep your expectations centered
 
When you keep your expectations centered your focusing on the core of what you want to accomplish. That vision of what your want to accomplish becomes crystal clear . . . . in your thinking. As a result your activities are focused on achieving your expectations.
 
A person without centered expectations . . … (8 comments)

goals: In the Act of Commitment is Personal Power - 06/26/15 07:40 PM
In the Act of Commitment is Personal Power
“The moment you commit and quit holding back, all sort
of unforeseen incidents, meetings and material
assistance, will rise up to help you, the
simple act of commitment is a
powerful magnet for help.”
Napoleon Hill 1883 - 1970, Self-Help Author,
Motivational Speaker  
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
In the act of commitment is Personal Power
 
A commitment . . . . is a promise that you make to yourself for a future expectation. It’s a pledge to yourself . . . . that you will successfully achieve what your commitment to … (15 comments)

goals: Doers Make It Happen - 06/24/15 02:38 PM
Doers Make It Happen
“People spend too much time finding other to blame,
too much energy finding excuses for not being
what they are capable of being, and not
energy putting themselves on the line,
growing out of the past, and
getting on with their lives.”
J. Michael Straczynski, Author   
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Doers make it happen
 
Making excuses is a complete waste of time and energy. When you’re done making excuses . . . . You lose your forward momentum . . . . and you will very likely take several steps backwards in your life.
 
Your time … (16 comments)

goals: Your Determination Fuels Your Success Journey - 06/23/15 01:55 PM
Your Determination Fuels Your Success Journey
“The depth of your determination . . . . will determine the
height of your success.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Your determination fuels your success journey
 
There are people with talent . . . . and there are people with determination.
 
A person with talent alone . . . . will finish out of the money.
 
A person with determination . . . . will move to the front of the field in their profession.
 
A person that makes the most out … (21 comments)

goals: A Clear Vision Backed by a Defined Plan - 06/23/15 05:55 AM
A Clear Vision Backed by a Defined Plan
“A clear vision backed by a definite plan gives you
a tremendous feeling of confidence
and personal power.”
Brian Tracy, Self-Help Author and Motivational Speaker
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
A clear vision backed by a defined plan
 
When you have a clear vision for your future . . . . you create a mental image for the life you want to live.
 
Gasp that image . . . . and make it your mission to turn your vision . . . into your success story. When you imbed that vision … (10 comments)

goals: The Motto of Lights Camera Action - 06/20/15 01:23 PM
The Motto of Lights Camera Action
“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful
people keep moving. They make mistakes,
but they don’t quit.”
Conrad Hilton. Founder Hilton Hotels  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
The motto of lights camera action
 
Successful people understand that they are on stage . . . . and they will prepare themselves to perform at a high standard.
 
Successful people continually focus . . . . In moving in the direction of achieving their goals . . . . and greater levels success. It’s done with determination . . . . and as a … (10 comments)

 
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