The Monday Morning Missive

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Welcome to this edition of The Monday Morning Missive....
I trust you had a wonderful Holiday and were able to have some fun, laugh a little, relax, and reflect on all the things that matter to you. 
Well, Happy New Year to you! As we start this new year, we must remember all that we have learned both personally and professionally over the past year. Let us carry with us into this new beginning a heart full of hope, a mind full of possibility, and eyes full of opportunity. I am sure some of you have a few New Year resolutions that you would like to keep.  If you need help reaching that resolution, reach out to an accountability partner is see those resolutions upheld.
I wish you the best New Year of your life and let us all start today to make it that way. 
The Choice Is Yours And It Starts Right Now!
As we look into 2017 we look at a block of time. We see 12 months, 52 weeks, 365 days, 8,760 hours, 525,600 minutes, 31,536,000 seconds. And all is a gift from God. We have done nothing to deserve it, earn it, or purchased it. Like the air we breathe, time comes to us as a part of life. 
The gift of time is not ours alone. It is given equally to each person. Rich or Poor, Educated or Ignorant, Strong or Weak - every man, woman and child has the same twenty-four hours every single day. 
Another important thing about time is that you cannot stop it. There is no way to slow it down, turn it off, or adjust it. Time truly marches on. 
Lastly, you cannot bring back time. Once it is gone, it is gone. Yesterday is lost forever. If yesterday is lost, tomorrow is uncertain. We may look ahead at a full year's block of time, but we really have no guarantee that we will experience any of it. 
Obviously, time is one of our most precious possessions. We can waste it. We can worry over it. We can spend it on ourselves. Or, we can invest it in the people and things we love. 
The new year is full of time. As the seconds tick away, will you be tossing time out the window, or will you make every minute count?
Let Us Remember A Few Important Life Rules Today And Throughout This Entire Year:
Rule 1: You are 100% in charge and in control of your life.
Rule 2: There is opportunity around you each day if you want to see it.
Rule 3: Regardless of where you are today you can put yourself in a difference place tomorrow.
Rule 4: There is nothing more important than action.
Rule 5: Always keep the most important things the most important.
Rule 6: Make a difference each and every day.
Rule 7: We can't slow down time, stop time, or get more time. Don't waste it.
Rule 8: Prior Planning Prevents Poor Performance
Rule 9: Life is not something just to get through, it should be an extraordinary experience.
Rule 10: You get what you give in all areas of life.
We spend January 1 walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives... not looking for flaws, but for potential. 
Ellen Goodman

A goal is a dream with a deadline. 
Napoleon Hill
The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul. 
G. K. Chesterton

Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man. 
Benjamin Franklin

Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. 
Hal Borland

The Old Year has gone. Let the dead past bury its own dead. The New Year has taken possession of the clock of time. All hail the duties and possibilities of the coming twelve months! 
Edward Payson Powell

Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right. 
Oprah Winfrey
New year, same goal. 
Joe King

It wouldn't be New Year's if I didn't have regrets. 
William Thomas
The time is now to send your Thank YOU cards, not tomorrow.
Jay McHugh


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Harry F. D'Elia III
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

I guess it is time to get to work in 2017 and make things happen.

Jan 02, 2017 05:23 AM #1
Jay McHugh
SendOutCards-Appreciation Marketing Expert - Acton, MA
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thanks Haryy...keep rocking my friend...cheers....

Jan 02, 2017 05:54 AM #2
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

HI Jay McHugh - Lots of wisdom in this post and very appropriate for this time of year! Happy New Year!

Jan 02, 2017 06:10 AM #3
Rose Mary Justice
Synergy Realty Pros - Dandridge, TN
Synergy Realty Pros

A great inspirational post.  We are none promised another day.  Live today as if it were your last, but a life without vision, people perish.

Jan 02, 2017 06:23 AM #4
Jay McHugh
SendOutCards-Appreciation Marketing Expert - Acton, MA
YOUR SendOutCard Mentor

thanks for the kind words.....cheers...  

Jan 02, 2017 08:25 AM #5
Shahar Hillel
Augusta Financial Inc. - Stevenson Ranch, CA
Mortgage Consultant, Loan Officer.

Time is a valuable asset but it does not have a price because it is priceless, so we need to spend it wisely.

Thank you for this post.

Hope 2017 is the best yet.

Jan 02, 2017 08:57 PM #6
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Some of us do need to make some adjustments in the use of our time.

Happy New Year!


Jan 03, 2017 04:50 AM #7
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