purpose: A Fork in The Road - 08/27/15 08:24 PM
 
A Fork in The Road
“One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a
Cheshire cat in a tree. ‘Which road do I take?’
She asked. ‘Where do you want to go?’
Was his response. ‘I don’t know,’
Alice answered. ‘Then,’ said
the cat, ‘it doesn’t matter.”
Lewis Carroll 1832 - 1898, author
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
A fork in the road
 
What will you do . . . . when you come to a fork in the road?
 
The answer to that question . . . . comes in do you know where you want to … (10 comments)

purpose: Measuring Success - 08/18/15 08:54 PM
Measuring Success
“The real contest is always between what you’re done
and what you’re capable of doing. You measure
yourself against yourself and nobody else.”
Geoffrey Gaberino, Olympic Gold Medalist Swimmer
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Measuring success
 
The real measure of success is measuring your results . . . . against what you’re capable of achieving and doing.
 
It takes real courage to measure yourself against what you’re currently achieving . . . . and what you’re capable of doing. When you can make constant incremental improvement to what you’re doing today . . . . You become better … (15 comments)

purpose: Determined Effort Sweeps Away Your Obstacles - 08/17/15 03:08 PM
Determined Effort Sweeps Away Your Obstacles
“It’s the constant and determined effort that breaks
down all resistance, sweep away all obstacles.”
Claude M. Bristol 1891 -1951, Author
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Determined effort sweeps away your obstacles
 
Successful people have a clear vision of their purpose . . . . and a sense of direction for their life.
 
They have certainly in their actions . . . . and move forward in the direction of their goals with a positive outlook.
 
A successful person will take responsibility for their success . . . . or their setbacks. … (8 comments)

purpose: The Secret Behind Achieving Your Goals - 08/14/15 03:42 PM
The Secret Behind Achieving Your Goals
“Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goals;
my strength lies solely in my tenacity.”
Louis Pasteur 1822 - 1895, French Chemist and Microbiologist
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
 
The secret behind achieving your goals
 
Having a passion for what you do will bring enthusiasm into your life . . . . and into the pursuit of achieving your goals.
 
Peruse your goals with tenacity. Don’t allow the challenges . . . . and setbacks that you encounter to take you off course. Adapt . . . and make the adjustment … (10 comments)

purpose: When You Want It . . . . Go After It - 08/13/15 08:28 PM
 
When You Want It . . . . Go After It
“Don’t be afraid to go after what you want to do and
what you want to be but don’t be afraid to be
willing to pay the price.”
                           Lane Frost, Rodeo Champion
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
When you want it . . . . Go after it
 
One of the biggest regrets in life is to want something . . . . and not to go after it.
 
When you want something bad enough . . . .  make it a goal . . . .and go … (10 comments)

purpose: Picture It - 08/13/15 04:37 PM
Picture It
“Formulate and stamp indelibility in your mind a mental
picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold that picture
tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your
mind will seek to develop this picture.”
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale 1888 - 1993, a
Minister, Author
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Picture it
 
Stamp the picture of your future success into your thoughts . . .  . Hold on to that thought with all of your might . . . . through the best of times . . . . and through the times of your greatest challenges.
 
The stronger . . . … (10 comments)

purpose: Success Requires Discipline - 08/07/15 08:29 PM
Success Requires Discipline
“We must all suffer from one of two pains; the pain of discipline
or the pain of regret. The difference is in discipline weighs
ounces while regret weighs tons.”
 Jim Rohn 1930 - 2009, Author, Motivational Speaker,              
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Success requires discipline
 
As the Beetles song goes “Things Don’t Come Easy” and the same can be said for success.
 
Success is the result of discipline . . . . and hard work.
 
When you look at successful people . . . . in any walk of life. You are seeing a person that … (15 comments)

purpose: Talking is Not the Same as Knowing . . . . - 08/03/15 06:13 AM
Talking is Not the Same as Knowing . . . .
“People who know little are usually great takers,
while men who know much say little.”
 Jean Jacques Rousseau 1712 – 1778, French
Philospher, Writer, Composer          
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Talking is not the same as knowing . . . .
 
People with knowledge have confidence in themselves . . . . and in their knowledge.
 
They have learned much over the years by listening and observing . . . . They also understand that when they are talking . . . . they are not … (22 comments)

purpose: Be a Leader in Your Field - 08/01/15 03:20 PM
Be a Leader in Your Field
“The history of the world is full of men who rose to
leadership by sheer force of self-confidence,
bravery, and tenacity.”
 Mahatma Gandhi 1869 – 1948, Preeminent Leader
of the Indian Independence Movement               
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Be a leader in your field
 
The sheer will to be a leader in your field . . . . will release a powerful force within you to propel you into a leadership level in your profession.
 
Sheer will . . . . will propel you forward . . . . and move you to the front of … (14 comments)

purpose: Talent is Like Electricity - 07/27/15 01:40 PM
Talent is Like Electricity
“Electricity makes no judgment. You can plug into it and
light up a lamp, keep a heart pump going, light a
cathedral, or you can electrocute a person with
it. Electricity will do all that. It makes no
judgment. I think talent is like that.
I believe every person is
born with talent.”
 Maya Angelou 1928 – 2014, American Author, Poet,
Dancer, Actress, Singer        
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Talent is like electricity
 
Every person . . . . is born with talent.
 
Like electricity . . . . your talent is always there some people realize that … (30 comments)

purpose: 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)

purpose: The Clearer the Goals the More Focused You Become - 07/10/15 10:24 PM
The Clearer the Goals the More Focused You Become
“In the absence of clearly – defined goals, we become
strangely loyal to performing daily trivia
ultimately we become enslaved by it.”
Robert Heinlein 1907 – 1988, American Science and Novelist      
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
The clearer the goals the more focused you become
 
A person with clear goals . . . . moves through their days with a sense of purpose. There is very little wasted effort . . . . because you know where they’re going . . . . and how you’re going to get there. … (12 comments)

purpose: What You Do . . . . With What You Know - 07/08/15 02:03 PM
What You Do . . . . With What You Know
“If money is your hope for independence, you will
never have it. The only real security that a
man can have in this world is a reserve
of knowledge, experience and ability.”
Henry Ford 1863 - 1947, American Industrialist,
Founder of the Ford Motor Company   
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
What you do . . . . with what you know
 
The person that pursues money alone . . . . will not find independence . . . . security . . . . or wealth. They become … (14 comments)

purpose: Enjoying Your Success Journey - 07/08/15 06:11 AM
 
Enjoying Your Success Journey
“Success is not measured by where you are, but
the distance you’re traveled. Happiness
is not a state of mind, but
a manner of traveling.”
Rita Davenport, Keynote speaker, author   
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Enjoying your success Journey
 
The real measure of success . . . . is in the journey.
 
A key in your long term success . . . . is to enjoy your success journey. For when you enjoy what you’re doing you will have found your purpose . . . .  and you will not be looking at what your doing … (12 comments)

purpose: The Ability to Reach Your Full Potential - 07/04/15 02:02 PM
The Ability to Reach Your Full Potential
“We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.”
Stevie Wonder, Music Icon    
As I see it. . . . . . . .
The ability to reach your full potential
 
Ability is a gift that we received at birth.  How you use you use your ability is your choice. You can take your natural ability . . . and constantly expand it to new heights . . . . Or you can use your ability to do just enough to get by.
 
You can use your ability to live a life of purpose . . . … (3 comments)

purpose: A Positive Attitude and Determination - 07/02/15 06:33 AM
A Positive Attitude and Determination
“The path to success is to take massive,
determined action.”
Anthony Robbins, Performance Expert,
Self-Help Author, Motivational Speaker
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
A positive attitude and determination
 
The pathway to success is paved . . . . with your positive can do attitude.
 
With a positive attitude you believe in yourself . . . . and your efforts will be consistent with your personal beliefs.
 
The quality of your thinking becomes the foundation for your attitude . . . . Your attitude will determine the persistency of your actions . . . … (7 comments)

purpose: 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)

purpose: Want Some Cheese to Go with The Whine? - 06/28/15 08:25 PM
 
Want Some Cheese to Go with The Whine?
“If you have time to whine and complain about something
then you have the time to do something about it.”
Anthony J. D’ Angelo, Author   
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Want some cheese to go with the whine?
 
Did you ever feel like asking a whiner . . . . if they wanted some cheese to go along with the whine?
 
Whiner make you feel like your head is going to explode . . . . and they replay the same things over . . . . and over and it goes nowhere. … (20 comments)

purpose: 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)

purpose: You Have to Be Prepared to Give it Your All - 06/18/15 06:34 AM
You Have to Be Prepared to Give it Your All   
“Few men during their lifetime anywhere near exhausting
the resources dwelling within them. There’re a deep
well’s of strength that are never used.”
Richard E. Byrd 1888 - 1957, American Explorer,
Pioneering Aviator, Naval Officer  
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
You have to be prepared to give it your all
 
When you’re willing to give it your all . . . . you open the door to amazing accomplishments.
 
Success is earned when you’re willing to push the envelope . . . . and yourself. It’s in going the … (11 comments)

 
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