status quo: Reacting in the Old Ways - 08/15/16 08:34 PM
Reacting in the Old Ways
“Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way,
ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a
pioneer of the future.”
Deespak Chopra, Indian-American Physician, Holistic
Heath/New Age Guru
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Reacting in the old ways
 
One of the biggest traps a business professional can fall into . . . . is getting trapped into doing it the same old way . . . . Because it’s the way, you have always done it.
 
Doing it in the same old way is living in … (9 comments)

status quo: Leave Your Comfort Zone and Spread Your Wings - 07/13/16 08:20 PM
Leave Your Comfort Zone and Spread Your Wings
“If you’re growing we’re always going to be out
of our comfort zone.”
John C. Maxwell, Leadership Expert and Author  
 
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Leave your comfort zone and Spread your wings
 
Spreading your wings takes an act of courage . . . . and a leap of faith on your part . . . . to leave the safety of your comfort zone behind you. Take that leap of faith . . . . and be lifted into a new world of personal growth . . . . and … (13 comments)

status quo: The Path . . . . of Least Resistance - 05/29/16 07:17 AM
The Path . . . . of Least Resistance
“The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental
rut already made. It requires troublesome work
to undertake the alternation of old beliefs.”
John Dewey 1859 - 1952, American Philosopher,
Psychologist, Educational Reformer   
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
The path . . . . of least resistance . . . . . is being caught in a mental rut
 
Being in a rut is doing the something . . . . over and over again . . . . Without any making meaningful forward progress. In many cases a … (12 comments)

status quo: A Continued State . . . . of Renewal - 04/20/16 06:39 AM
 A Continued State . . . . of Renewal
“We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves;
otherwise we harden.”
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 1749 – 1832,
German Writer, Statesman
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
A continued state . . . . of renewal
 
Nothing remains the same in your life . . . . you are in a continued state of renewal and change. When you have the inner desire to grow as a person . . . . you have to commit yourself to a life of continued renewal.
 
When you are in the state of the status quo … (10 comments)

status quo: Leave Your Comfort Zone Behind You - 01/22/16 10:05 PM
Leave Your Comfort Zone Behind You
“Everything you want is just outside of your comfort zone.”
Robert Allen, Author  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Leave your comfort zone behind you
 
There is a whole new world that’s available for you . . . . when you leave your comfort zone behind you.
 
Just outside of your comfort zone are the things that you have dreamed about . . . . and that you want most. They won’t be served to you on a silver platter . . . . When you’re willing to stretch yourself . . . . and … (11 comments)

status quo: 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)

status quo: You Have to Get Better - 12/12/15 01:34 PM
You Have to Get Better
“Everything in your life gets better when you get better,
and nothing is ever going to get better
until you get better.”
Larry Winget, Self-Help Author and Motivational Speaker   
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
You have to get better
 
You have to get better . . . . to create a better life.
 
Getting better is a choice. It’s becomes a personal choice . . . . between embracing the status quo in your life . . . . and making a commitment to get better . . . . and doing it.
 
You’re responsible for … (17 comments)

status quo: An Exceptional Leader Will . . . . - 10/03/15 06:01 AM
An Exceptional Leader Will . . . .
“If your actions create a legacy that inspires other to dream
more, learn more, do more and become more,
then you are an excellent leader.”
Dolly Parton, Entertainer  
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
An exceptional leader will . . . .
 
Exceptional leaders are doers . . . . You will see them leading from the front . . . . and taking personal responsibility for their actions to achieve a successful outcome. 
 
There’s leadership may be formal by title . . . . Or in many cases it’s informal . … (11 comments)

status quo: There are Both Risks and Rewards With a Plan - 09/05/15 06:23 AM
There are Both Risks and Rewards With a Plan
“There are risks and costs to a plan of action. But they
are far less than the long – range risks and costs
of comfortable inaction.”
John F. Kennedy 1917 - 1963, 35th President of the
United States
 
As I see it. . . . . .
The are both risks and rewards with a plan
 
For every action that you take there will be an element of risk in your decision to take action . . . . and in your actions there will also be rewards and benefits.
 
Without action on your part there is … (21 comments)

status quo: Adjust . . . . Change . . . . and Thrive - 06/11/15 02:22 PM
Adjust . . . . Change . . . . and Thrive
“Change is difficult but often essential to survival.”
Les Brown, motivational speaker  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Adjust . . . . change . . . . and thrive
 
Find tune your systems . . . . techniques . . . . and skills to get better at what you do.
 
Adjust to meet the circumstances that you find yourself in . . . . and determine the best course of action to turn your circumstances into an opportunity.
 
You move from existing . . . . … (16 comments)

status quo: Change is a Choice - 05/26/15 02:24 PM
Change is a Choice
“You will suddenly realize that the reason you never
changed before was because you didn’t want to.”
Robert H. Schuller 1926 - 2015, American Christian
Televangelist, Pastor, Motivational Speaker and Author
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Change is a choice
 
If you want change in your life it’s becomes a personal choice . . . . to make the change happen that you want.
 
Positive change doesn’t happen by chance . . . . It’s the result of the decisions you make to bring it into your life . . . . and on purpose thinking to … (15 comments)

status quo: The Courage to Go Out on the Limb - 05/20/15 08:04 PM
The Courage to Go Out on the Limb
“Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb - -
that’s where the fruit is.”
H. Jackson Brown, Author  
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
The courage to go out on the limb
 
It may appear easier to keep your feet firmly planted on the ground . . . . and to pick the low hanging fruit. The business that relay on the low hanging fruit for their success . . . . will soon find themselves be passed by on their success journey.
 
A business that relays on the low hanging fruit … (18 comments)

status quo: Outside Your Comfort Zone - 11/28/14 06:24 AM
Outside Your Comfort Zone 
“While executives and managers say they want new ideas and
new thinking from their employees, their actions indicate
otherwise. New ideas are disruptive, they’re messy,
And they challenge the status quo, they require
take chances and increased risk, and they
push everyone out of their
comfort zone.”
Ken Blanchard, Author and Motivational Speaker
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
 
Outside your comfort zone
 
When you’re looking for new ideas . . . . greater success . . . . bigger opportunities  . . … (5 comments)

status quo: Refuse to Get Trapped in the Status Quo - 11/17/14 08:37 PM
Refuse to Get Trapped in the Status Quo
“The first step towards success is taken when you refuse
to be a captive of the environment in which you
first find yourself.”
Mark Caine, American Writer
As I see it . . . . . . .
Refuse get trapped in the status quo
 
It’s comfortable to continue to do what you have also been doing. It feels safe . . . . and in most case it’s just part of a routine that doesn’t require much thought.
 
The question becomes . . . . is … (16 comments)

status quo: When You React in the Old Ways - 08/25/14 07:44 PM
 
When You React in the Old Ways
“Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way,
ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a
pioneer of the future.”
Deespak Chopra, Indian-American Physician, Holistic
Heath/New Age Guru
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
 
When you react in the old ways
 
One of the biggest traps a business professional can fall into . . . . is getting trapped into doing it the same old way . . . . Because … (21 comments)

status quo: Change Comes in Bring Proactive - 03/02/14 02:51 PM
 
Change Comes in Bring Proactive
“Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.”
W. Clement Stone 1902 – 2002, Businessman,
Philanthropist, Motivational Author
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
 
Change comes in bring proactive
 
People think about change . . . .  without being proactive to make change happen . . . . nothing happens. They remain in the world of the status quo.
 
People talk about change . . . . without taking action to bring about the change . . . . things remain the same.
 
(8 comments)

status quo: The Pain of the Status Quo - 02/23/13 12:59 AM
Motivational Power Quote
 
The  Pain of the Status Quo
“Not until the pain of the same is greater than the
pain of change will you embrace change.”
Dave Ramsey, American Financial Author and
Nationally Syndicated Radio Host
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
The pain of the status quo
 
It’s very easy to drift into your comfort zone . . . . it provides warmth on a challenging day and keep you dry in the storms you encounter . . . . or so it seems.
 
Your comfort zone creates a … (7 comments)

status quo: Shape Your Future - 02/14/13 07:15 AM
Motivational Power Quote
 
Shape Your Future
“To be able to shape your future, you have to be willing
and able to change your paradigm.”
 Joel Barker, Futurist, Author, Lecturer
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Shape your future
 
To take control of your future to shape it as you would like to see it be . . . . You have to be willing to let go of the status quo . . . .and embrace your success journey of what can be.
 
Letting go of the status quo will … (3 comments)

status quo: Breaking Away - 12/30/12 05:22 PM
Motivational Power Quote
 
Breaking Away
“There is nothing more genuine than breaking away from
the chorus to learn the sound of your own voice.”
Po Bronson, American Author, Journalist
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Breaking away
 
We can go through life being part of the pact engaging in group think and . . . . doing what everyone else is doing because there seems to be safety in numbers . . . . and because everyone else is doing it.
 
The pact discourages free thinking and having an option … (3 comments)

status quo: Decide Where You Want to Go - 12/18/12 02:33 PM
Motivational Power Quote
 
Decide Where You Want to Go
“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide
that your are not going to stay where you are.”
J. Pierpont Morgan 1837 – 1913, American Financier Banker
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Decide where you want to go
 
When you know in what direction you want to go with your career . . . . You can set your internal GPS and you create a purpose and a destination.
 
With the vision for your future you have to decide to … (5 comments)

 
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