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We Create Our Circumstances “Man is not the creature of circumstances. Circumstances are the creature of man .” Benjamin Disraeli 1804 – 1881, Former British Prime Minster, Parliamentarian, Conservative Statesman
As I see it . . . . . . . We create our circumstances
It has been said that we are the creature of our circumstance . . . .
I believe that we create our circumstances . . . . and if we create them we can change them.
Life Experiences and Lessons “Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. It comes into us at midnight very clean. It’s perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands, and hopes we’re learned something from yesterday.” John Wayne 1907 – 1979, Actor
As I see it . . . . . . .
Life experiences and lessons
Your day has slips away . . . . there were the challenges that had to be handles and the little things that had to be done . . . . and the (10 comments)
Get Off the Fence and Make a Decision “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 and make a decision
When there’s a decision that has to be made . . . . Make it and get off the fence and do what has to be done.
You Start With the First Step “Take the first step, and your mind will mobilize all its forces to your aid, but the first essential is that you begin. Once the battle is started, all that is within and without you will come to your assistance.” Robert Collier 1885 – 1950, American Author, Self- Help Writer
As I see it . . . . . . . You start with the first step
There are those sit and talk about what they are going to do . . . . and there are (10 comments)
What Direction are You Moving in? “The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving.” Oliver Wendell Homes 1809 – 1894, Physician, Poet, Professor, Lecturer, Author
As I see it . . . . . . . What direction are you moving in?
What direction are you moving in . . . . is a key question to ask you yourself.
Are you moving in the direction of achieving your goals? Or is your current direction taking you off course (2 comments)
The Leader Sets The Standards “Anybody who accepts mediocrity - - in school, on the job, in life - - is a person who compromises, and when the leader compromises, the whole organization compromises.” Charles Knight, author
As I see it . . . . . . . The leader sets the standards
The leader that holds true to their standards and sets the bar high . . . . becomes a leader that leads by example . . . . and sets the standards for the entire organization to follow.
We All Slip-Up and Make Mistakes “A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.” Elbert Hubbard 1856 – 1915, American Writer, Publisher, Artist and Philosopher
As I see it . . . . . . . We all slip-up and make mistakes
First everyone slips-up and makes mistakes in their lives . . . . If you go through your life without having any slips-ups or without making mistakes your living in your comfort zone and you’re not extending yourself forward.
Let the Sands of Time Judge You “I do the very best I know how – the very best I can; and mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right. What is said against me won’t amount to anything.” Abraham Lincoln 1809 – 1865, 16th President of the United States
As I see it . . . . . . . Let the sands of time judge you
All you can do . . . . is all you can do when it’s your (3 comments)
Build a Strong Foundation “There is no royal to anything, One think at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly endures.” Josiah Gilbert Holland 1819 – 1881, American Novelist, Poet
As I see it . . . . . . . Build a strong foundation
It’s not how fast you build a foundation . . . . it’s about the strength of the foundation to carry the weight of your success journey.
When the goal of having foundation is to build (3 comments)
Activity is Not Achievement “Activity is not achievement. It is not enough to rush about beginning a lot of things and keeping busy. A well-spent life is one that rounds out what it has begun.” Eknath Easwaran 1910 – 1999, Spiritual Teacher, Author
As I see it . . . . . . .
Activity is not achievement Activity has to be focused on doing . . . . what’s important to have value. Focused activity will move you in the direction of your goals . . . . and (6 comments)
Encouragement and Recognition is a Gift That Keeps Giving “Three billion people on the face of the earth go to bed hungry every night, but four billion people go to bed every night hungry for a simple word of encouragement and recognition.” Cavett Robert 1907 – 1997, Professional Speaker, Sales Trainer
As I see it . . . . . . . Encouragement and recognition is a gift that keeps giving
Food can make a person strong . . . .
Encouragement and recognition . . . . With a (5 comments)
Goodwill is a Valued Asset “Goodwill is the one and only asset that competition cannot undersell or destroy.” Marshall Field 1856 – 1915, Founder of Marshall Field Chicago Based Department Store
As I see it . . . . . . . Goodwill is a valued asset
The goodwill that you create in your business . . . . is a personal asset that belongs to you. The goodwill that you create will attract new business . . . . and keep your existing customers coming back to you.
Begin to Challenge Your Assumptions “Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your window on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.” Alan Alda, Actor
As I see it . . . . . . . Begin to challenge your assumptions
Challenging your assumptions forces you to challenge your thinking . . . . As you challenge your thinking you open your mind . . . . to new thoughts and new possibilities.
When you’re challenging your assumptions its moves (7 comments)
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