Thursday, April 29, 2010

What We Take or Give Up

"It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich."

*-- Henry Ward Beeche

"Each person's core purpose in life is to be loving."

*-- Janet

"The Answer Is You!"

*-- Michael Bernard Beckwith

"Remember: "Small Change Can Add Up To A Rich Life."

*-- Dwight Pledger

First Have The Believe

"To succeed, we must first believe that we can."

-- Michael Korda (born 1933)

"Love is the most precious jewel of all."

-- Jenny

"Do not grow weary in doing good for in
due time you will reap a great harvest."

-- St. Paul

"There will come a time when you believe everything
is finished. That will be the beginning."

— Louis L'Amour

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Take Continuous Action

"When you regularly take continuous action toward your most important goals, you activate the Momentum Principle of success. This principle says that although it may take tremendous amounts of energy to overcome inertia and get started initially, it then takes far less energy to keep going."

-- Brian Tracy

"Do not wait; the time will never be 'just right.' Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along."

-- Napoleon Hill

"The indispensable first step to getting the things
you want out of life is this: decide what you want."

-- Ben Stein (born 1944)

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Don't Into Someone Else Plan

"If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much."

-- Jim Rohn

"Love is made visible by the infinte acts of
kindness and service we do for others."

-- Jonny

"Gratitude is what defines a successful life."

-- Arthur

"Realize that good is present in your life right now
and more will be added onto you."

-- Shirly

Monday, April 26, 2010

Focus Well on a Few Things

"You should always focus your best energies and abilities on starting and completing those key tasks that your unique talents and abilities enable you to do well and that make a significant contribution. You cannot do everything, but you can do those few things in which you excel, the few things that can really make a difference."

-- Brian Tracy

"Concentrate all your thoughts on the task at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus."

-- Alexander Graham Bell

"Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment."

-- Jim Rohn

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Take of Care The Body You Lived

"Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live."

-- Jim Rohn

"Take time to gather up the past so that you will be able to
draw from your experience and invest them in the future."

-- Jim Rohn

"You cannot change your destination overnight,
but you can change your direction overnight."

-- Jim Rohn

"To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself:
First, what could I do?
Second, what could I read?
And third, who could I ask?"

-- Jim Rohn

Friday, April 23, 2010

Create That Dream You Want

"Life without dreams is no life at all. When our existence gets reduced to a list of problems to solve or things to check off, passion dries up. Imagine a different list, one comprised of projects and activities that are the expression of your heart and soul. Reconnect to what makes you happy. Do you know what that is?"

-- Marcia Wieder

"It's all about dreams. If I had to attribute my success in life to any one thing it is this. I believed in my dreams, even when no one else did."

-- Oprah Winfrey

"Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you."

-- Jim Rohn

What Make You Alive

"Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive."

-- Howard Thurman

"The more you know the less you need to say."

--Jim Rohn

"To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself:
First, what could I do?
Second, what could I read?
And third, who could I ask?"

--Jim Rohn

"Time is more value than money. You can get more money,
but you cannot get more time."

--Jim Rohn

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Worst Is Not To Even Try

"The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized - never knowing."

-- Jim Rohn

"Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dare to win."

-- Bernadette Devlin

"Maturity is the ability to reap without apology
and not complain when things don't go well."

-- Jim Rohn

"The difficulties you meet will resolve themselves as you advance.
Proceed, and light will dawn, and shine with
increasing clearness on your path."

-- Jim Rohn

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Love Life First

"I have found that if you love life... life will love you back."

-- Arthur Rubenstein

"Progress always involves risks. You can't steal second base and keep your foot on first."

-- Frederick Wilcox

"Not all dreams must be huge or designed to save the world. Your dream to spend more quality time with your family or to be paid well for doing work that you love is just as important. If your dream matters to you then it is precious and worthy of pursuit."

-- Marcia Wieder
Dreams are Whispers from the Soul

"What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others."

-- Pericles

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

You Are Not A Tree

"If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree."

-- Jim Rohn

"Formal education will make you a living;
self-education will make you a fortune."

-- Jim Rohn

"Either you run the day or the day runs you."

-- Jim Rohn

"Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough."

-- Oprah Winfrey

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Risk For The Unusual

"If you are not willing to risk the unusual,
you will have to settle for the ordinary."

-- Jim Rohn

"The book you don't read won't help."

-- Jim Rohn

"Remember, happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think."

-- Dale Carnegie

"Happiness is not something you postpone for the future;
it is something you design for the present."

-- Jim Rohn

Those Who Don't Make Mistakes

"Only those who are asleep make no mistakes."

-- Ingvar Kamprad

"How many times a day, a week, a month, do we have the opportunity to be great through simple acts of kindness? In your Dash, never underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, or an honest compliment. All have the potential to turn a life around."

-- Linda Ellis
The Dash

"Every hour of every day is an unspeakably perfect miracle."

-- Walt Whitman

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Put Your Future In Good Hands

"You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands - your own."

-- Mark Victor Hansen

"Even the best organizations sometimes stumble and deliver less-than-perfect customer service. Something not to be taken lightly when you consider this: a whopping 65 percent of customers who take their business elsewhere do so because of poor customer service (only 30 percent leave because they find better or cheaper products)."

-- Mac Anderson
Customer Love

"For every unsatisfied customer who complains, there are 26 other unhappy customers who say nothing. And of those 26, 24 won't come back."

-- U.S. Office of Consumer Affairs

Friday, April 16, 2010

The Envy of Many

"The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch."

-- Jim Rohn

"The walls we build around us to keep
sadness out also keeps out the joy."

-- Jim Rohn

"There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes;
its what we do with them that's important."

--Jim Rohn

"Everything is perfect in the universe - even your desire to improve it."

-- Dr. Wayne Dyer

Thursday, April 15, 2010

The Game of Life

"The wonderful thing about the game of life is that winning and losing are only temporary...unless you quit."

-- Dr. Fred Mills

"Love does not dominate; it cultivates."

-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image."

-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Destiny grants us our wishes, but in its own way,
in order to give us something beyond our wishes."

--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

From Darkest To Light

"The black moment is the moment when the real message
of transformation is going to come. At the darkest
moment comes the light."

-- Joseph Campbell

"The more we know, the better we forgive. Whoever
feels deeply, feels for all that live."
-- Mme. de Stael

"Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing
how to do it, and virtue is doing it."

--David Starr Jordan

"The only thing worse than not reading a book in the last ninety days is - not reading a book in the last ninety days and think that it doesn't matter."

-- Jim Rohn

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

The Breakfast For Champions

"Feedback is the breakfast of champions."

-- Rich Tate

"There are in nature neither rewards nor punishments, there are consequences."

-- Robert Ingersoll

"Some people have a difficult time handling constructive criticism. As an entrepreneur, I've always welcomed honest feedback and disagreement from anyone on my team. In fact, another one of my favorite quotes is: 'In business, if two people always agree . . . one of them is unnecessary.'"

-- Mac Anderson
Charging the Human Battery

Monday, April 12, 2010

Decision That Might Involve Risk

"When I'm making a decision that might involve risk (and as a life-long entrepreneur, I've made a few) it's comforting to know that if I fail, I'll learn something and move forward. Without question, my willingness to take calculated risks that I believe in has been the key to any success I've enjoyed in my business career."

-- Mac Anderson
Charging the Human Battery

"Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently."

-- Henry Ford

"To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven."

-- Johannes A. Gaertner

Saturday, April 10, 2010

The Happy Person

"A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes."

-- Hugh Downs

"Each of us wants to be part of something bigger than ourselves. Call it purpose, destiny or a simple desire to get beyond the insufficiencies of our current existence. An individual's yearning to reach outside his life is a seed of greatness waiting for a stream of inspiration. Carving that stream to people's hearts is a simpler task if the endeavor you are leading them into is attached to a bigger story."

-- Mac Anderson and Tom Feltenstein
Change is Good... You Go First

"A storyteller, like a travel agent, can help gather us up from wherever we are, and put us down in another setting."

-- John Leggett

Friday, April 09, 2010

Success Is Not By Accident

"Success doesn't happen by accident. It starts with an unwavering commitment to build a dedicated team who serves their boss... the customer."

-- Mac Anderson
Change is Good... You Go First

"Whatever we feel we most need is what we most need to give."

-- Mary

"Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others."

-- Cicero

"Progress involves risk. You can't steal second base and keep your foot on first."

-- Frederick Wilcox

Writing Down Goals For Success

"If you intend to take goal setting seriously, you must up the ante by writing down your goals and revising them continuously. By choosing your goal and writing it down, you gain an edge. Most people simply respond to conditions rather than create conditions for a better life. While there is no magic pill or equation for success, one thing is sure: Those who fail to plan by not writing down their goals, by default, plan to fail."

-- Gary Ryan Blair

"The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want."

-- Ben Stein

"He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has."

-- Epictetus

Thursday, April 08, 2010

Life Belongs To Those Lived It

"Life belongs to the living, and he who lives
must be prepared for changes."

--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Friendship... is not something you learn in school.
But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship,
you really haven't learned anything."

--Muhammad Ali

"It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference."

--Tom Brokaw

"Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task."

-- William James

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

To Win Please Begin

"You will never win if you never begin."

-- Robert H. Schuller

"Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones."

-- Phillips Brooks

"As a leader, you have to take responsibility for your own failures as well as successes. That's the only way you'll learn. If you keep learning, you'll improve. If you improve, your leadership will get better. And in time, you will earn the right to lead on the level you deserve."

-- John Maxwell
The Right to Lead

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Success Is a Science

"Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result."

-- Oscar Wilde

"An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind."
-- Mohandas Gandhi

"Carpe diem! Rejoice while you are alive; enjoy the day; live life to the fullest; make the most of what you have. It is later than you think."

-- Horace

"Peace cannot be achieved through violence,
it can only be attained through understanding."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monday, April 05, 2010

The Measurement of Human

The measure of a man is not, "How did he die?" but "How did he live?" not "What did he gain?" but "What did he give?"

-- Sim

"The language of friendship is not words but meanings."

-- Henry David Thoreau

"How can they say my life is not a success?
Have I not for more than sixty years got
enough to eat and escaped being eaten?"

-- Logan P. Smith

"Things do not change; we change."

-- Henry David Thoreau

Sunday, April 04, 2010

When Without Ambition or Work

"Without ambition, one starts nothing. Without work, one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"You have been created in order that you might make a difference."

-- Andy Andrews

"Is there an ending to this story? Exactly who was it that saved the two billion lives? Is there a specific person to whom we could point? How far back would we have to go? How many lives would we need to examine in order to determine who it really was whose action saved two billion people...a number that continues to increase every minute? And how far forward would we need to go in your life to show the difference you make?"

-- Andy Andrews
The Butterfly Effect

Saturday, April 03, 2010

Begin Ordinary and Extra-Ordinary

"The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little 'extra.'"

-- Mac Anderson

"May we never let the things we can't have, or don't have, spoil our enjoyment of the things we do have and can have."

-- Richard L. Evans

"What I've found over the years is that most companies want to do the right thing. They know how they would like to treat their customers and their employees, but they have a difficult time communicating the message in a way that is both inspirational and understood by all."

-- Mac Anderson
Customer Love

Friday, April 02, 2010

What Success Consists of?

"Success consists of going from failure
to failure without loss of enthusiasm."

-- Winston Churchill

"In love the paradox occurs that two beings
become one and yet remain two."

-- Erich Fromm

"That real opportunity for success lies within the person and not in the job."

-- Zig Ziglar

"The man who has no imagination has no wings."

-- Muhammad Ali

Thursday, April 01, 2010

Have The Dogged Determination

"Have the dogged determination to follow through to achieve your goal: Regardless of circumstances or whatever other people say, think or do."

-- Paul J. Meyer

"Finishing strong in life, sport or business does not always involve overcoming a challenge in a moment in time. When you live the attitude, it becomes."

-- Dan Green
Finish Strong

"Whoever I am, or whatever I am doing ... some kind of excellence is within my reach."

-- John Gardner