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Category Archives: Motivation

Live Your Life

Norman Vincent Peale said, “Live your life and forget your age.” Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and imagine that you have nothing. Then, open your eyes and look around. A barking dog, a crying baby, and yes, even […]

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The Wisdom of Rocky Balboa

“You see this guy here? That’s the toughest opponent you’re ever going to have to face. I believe that’s true in the ring, and I think that’s true in life. Now show me something.” ~Rocky Balboa to Adonis Johnson in […]

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What Defines A Good Leader?

“Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” George Patton

Often times, those who display a great ability to lead are referred to as “born leaders.” But, is this […]

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The Children of the World Project

 
As my radio alarm clock went off, one morning in March of 1985, I was awakened by the pure voice of a child singing the words, “We are the world. We are the children.” In my groggy state, I remember […]

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How To Welcome A New Hire

When GDS (Government Digital Service), a UK company which provides media services to the British government posted this “memo”on the web recently, they had no idea that it would go viral.
And, why wouldn’t it. This message conveys great kindness to […]

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Never Give In – What Churchill Really Said

On October 29, 1941, Great Britain’s Prime Minister Winston Churchill visited Harrow School in the UK where he had attended and sung as a youth. It was his second visit in a year and his address to these young students […]

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Heaven Scent

When my brother Rick, who lives in El Paso, visits San Antonio, we always take a walk in the neighborhood where we grew up.
The building where my father’s small barbershop was located still stands at the corner of Nolan & […]

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What Is Your ETA?

What is your ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival)?
Setting a goal gives you 2 things: A timeline and a deadline, (or as I prefer, “LifeLine”).
Once you’ve reached your destination (goal), you can announce to the world that you have arrived!
So, simply […]

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The 3 Biggest Myths About Enthusiasm”

“Enthusiasm is the steam that drives the engine.” ~Napolean Hill

Here are 3 reasons why “enthusiasm” is often misunderstood and underestimated:
Myth 1. Enthusiasm is a personality trait. You are either born with it or you are not.
Truth: This is like saying, […]

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Aren’t We The Lucky Ones? ~ Inspiration from Downton Abbey

Photo courtesy PBS
It’s been said that messages come to us when we most need to hear them and often from an unlikely source.
If you have lost a loved one, whom you think of daily and miss dearly, may you find […]

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