Thursday, October 28, 2010

Becoming the solution

"Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution."

Dr. David Schwartz

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Leading for the future

"Close your eyes and form a realistic picture of what a post PC world might actually look like. Those who can envision a plausible future that's brighter than today will earn the opportunity to lead."

Ray Ozzie
Former Chief Software Architect at Microsoft

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Yes and no

"All the mistakes I ever made were when I wanted to say 'no' and said 'yes.'"

Moss Hart

Monday, October 25, 2010

Finding satisfaction

"We are built to conquer environment, solve problems, achieve goals, and we find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve."

Maxwell Maltz

Thursday, October 21, 2010

The secret of riches

"Never forget: the secret of creating riches for oneself is to create them for others."

Sir John Templeton

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Before we attempt to ....

"Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome."

Samuel Johnson

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Why we need goals

"In the absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it."

Robert Heinlein

Monday, October 18, 2010

The first step to overcoming misfortune

"Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune."

William James

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Do it today!

"One today is worth two tomorrows; never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today."

Benjamin Franklin

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Turning problems into opportunities

"Each problem has hidden in it an opportunity so powerful that it literally dwarfs the problem. The greatest success stories were created by people who recognized a problem and turned it into an opportunity."

Joseph Sugarman

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Worrying about what others think

"You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do."

Eleanor Roosevelt

Monday, October 11, 2010

When things begin to happen

"It's the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen."

Claude M. Bristol

Thursday, October 07, 2010

What fear is

"We can't fear the past. Fear is a future thing. And since the future's all in our heads, fear must be a head thing."

Tom Payne

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

How to fail

"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody."

Bill Cosby

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

What moves the world

"Determination and perseverance move the world; thinking that others will do it for you is a sure way to fail."

Marva Collins

Monday, October 04, 2010

Confronting stress

"When you find yourself stressed, ask yourself one question: Will this matter five years from now? If yes, then do something about the situation. If no, then let it go."

Catherine Pulsifer