Monday, February 28, 2011

Finding A Mentor

"There is a wonderful way to cut twenty years off the learning curve in your career. It is to hang out with people who are where you want to be, or people who have done what you want to do. The key is to create a win-win realtionship. A mentor is one of many ways to accomplish this objective."

-- Tim Conner

"It's your ability to inspire and uplift other people that matters, not your ability to outdo them."

-- Arthur Wang

"One of the hardest things in life to learn is which bridge to cross and which bridge to burn."

-- David Russell

"The remarkable thing is that we really love our neighbour as
ourselves: we do unto others as we do unto ourselves. We hate others when we hate ourselves. We are tolerant toward others when we tolerate ourselves. We forgive others when we forgive ourselves. We are prone to sacrifice others when we are ready to sacrifice ourselves."

-- Eric Hoffer

Sunday, February 27, 2011

What Determination Means To You

"Determination means you trust yourself to take the right actions and make right decisions or you don't. You believe in greatness, abundance, happiness and success or you don't. You never settle for less, second best or losing or you don't."

-- Tim Conner

"A curious person who asks questions may be a fool for five minutes; he who never asks questions remains a fool forever."

-- Vern McLellan

"Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning."

-- William Arthur Ward

"Every situation, every moment -- is of infinite worth; for it is the representative of a whole eternity."

-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Having Conviction

"No one can determine another person's limits of endurance or course. No one can judge what another person is willing or not willing to do. Never let anyone talk you out of your dream, no matter how well-meaning they might appear."

-- Tim Conner

"No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement."

-- Florida Scott-Maxwell

"The ultimate measure of a person is not where they stand in moments of comfort and convenience, but where the stand in times of challenge and controversy."

-- Martin Luther King, Jr

"Good judgement comes from experience; experience comes from bad judgement."

-- Mulla Nasrudin

Friday, February 25, 2011

Choosing Wisely

"Every moment of our lives we make decisions. The choices we are given present us with the opportunity to move steadily in the direction of a better way of life as we move towards our destiny. If we choose wisely, we move smoothly toward this destination. If we choose poorly, we are guided back to the correct path."

-- Tim Conner

"You can take from every experience what it has to offer you.
And you cannot be defeated if you just keep taking one breath followed by another."

-- Oprah Winfrey

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."

-- Aristotle

"Anything you really want, you can attain, if you really go after it."

-- Wayne Dyer

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Even Do Nothing Is A Goal

"Even a goal to do nothing is a goal. Everyone has goals, they just define them and move toward or away from them with a variety of perspectives or rationales. Do something every day to move a little closer to your objective."

-- Tim Conner

"Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment."

-- Benjamin Franklin

"Passion--it's the driving force that you just can't ignore. It's what will make your new adventure seem more like fun, than work. It's the difference between wanting to start a business and craving it."

-- Mac Anderson

"Perseverance is the key to starting a successful business."

-- Sara Blakely

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

What You Focus On

"You tend to bring into your life that which is consistent with your focus. You can either focus on what is not working or what is, what you don't have or do, what you want or don't, what you believe in or don't."

-- Tim Conner

"Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday."

-- Brian Tracy

"The world has the habit of making room for the man whose words and actions show that he knows where he is going."

-- Napoleon Hill

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Critical Skills For Ongoing Success

"One of the critical skills for ongoing success is the ability to bounce back from adversity. Sooner or later in life everyone experiences failure, disappointment, setbacks, or the desire to keep on keeping on."

-- Tim Conner

Monday, February 21, 2011

Keeping Your Passion Alive

"Keep your passion alive. Passion is the great equalizer. It can make up for a lack of experience and knowledge. Passion is not an act. It is a way of believing. It is woven into your cellular structure just as much as your DNA."

-- Tim Conner

"I've learned to become adaptable to the coming of each season for every leaf that changes color, changes for a reason."

-- Linda Ellis

"View change as the one constant in your life. Welcome it. Expect it. Anticipate it."

-- Denis Waitley

"All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move."

-- Arabian Proverb

Sunday, February 20, 2011

What Is Happening Inside You

"Life is not meant to be easy, but living it is. The key to remember is that what is happening isn't really that important. There will always be negative stuff in your business, career, relationships and life in general.

The secret is to understand that it isn't about what is happening out there in the world, but what is happening inside in your inner world of thought, feelings and consciousness."

-- Tim Conner

"What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The most important day of my life: Today!"

-- Arthur Wang

Saturday, February 19, 2011

One Step At A Time

"Your future can change in a heartbeat and the vision you held of your ideal life can be like the fading color of a summer sunset or the exploding brightness of a wonderous sunrise. It is not the pace, the direction or the destination that should fill your consciousness but only that you continue your journey with confidence and peace one step at a time."

-- Tim Conner

"Real life isn't always going to be perfect or go our way, but the recurring acknowledgment of what is working in our lives can help us not only to survive but surmount our difficulties."

-- Sarah Ban Breathnach

"You won't be happy with more until you're happy with what you've got."

-- Viki King

"Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving."

-- W. T. Purkiser

Friday, February 18, 2011

Most Common Causes of Failures

"One of the most common causes of failures is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeault. Every person is guilty of this mistake at one time or another."

-- Napoleon Hill

"An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field."

-- Niels Bohr

"Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings."

-- William Arthur Ward

"One day is worth a thousand tomorrows."

-- Benjamin Franklin

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Adopt and Stand By That Purpose

"What a different story men would have to tell if only they would adopt a definite purpose and stand by that purpose until it had time to beocme an all consuming obsession."

-- Napoleon Hill

"Our aspirations are our possibilities."

-- Robert Browning

"A leader is not an administrator who loves to run others, but someone who carries water for his people so they can get on with their jobs."

-- Robert Townsend

"Leaders provide for their people what the people cannot provide for themselves."

-- John C. Maxwell

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Fail But Know What To Do Next Time

"In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time."

-- Anthony J. D'Angelo

"We can't take any credit for our talents. It's how we use them that counts."

-- Madeleine L'Engle

"You don't have to get it right, you just have to get it going."

-- Arthur Wang

"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them."

-- John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Single Factor of Success

"Your ability to discipline yourself to set clear goals, and then to work toward them everyday, will do more to guarantee your success than any other single factor."

-- Brian Tracy

"Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment."

-- Jim Rohn

"The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You don't blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the President. You realize that you control your own destiny."

-- Albert Ellis

"Life is just a chance to grow a soul."

-- Powel Davies

Monday, February 14, 2011

Uncapped Potential of Student

"When the uncapped potential of a student meets the liberating art of a teacher...a miracle unfolds."

-- Mary Hatwood Futrell

"Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them."

-- Lady Bird Johnson

"Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile."

-- Albert Einstein

"Not what we say about our blessing,
but how we use them is the true measure of our thanksgiving."

-- W.T. Purkiser

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Just A Little More Effort

"How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience, would have achieved success."

-- Elbert Hubbard

"Perseverance is not a long race: it is many short races one after another."

-- Walter Elliot

"Gratitude is the best attitude."

-- Arthur

Friday, February 11, 2011

Acquiring A Particular Quality

"Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way. We become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions."

-- Aristotle

"The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands."

-- Anne Frank

"There is only one way to succeed at anything and that is to give everything."

-- Vince Lombardi

"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it."

-- Henry Ford

Walk Boldly

"Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them."

-- Orison Swett Marden

"All my life I've watched people waiting for someone else to make them happy. The way I got it figured, the only one who can make you happy is you."

-- Aaron Martinson

"People need to decide to be happy."

-- Aaron Martinson

"Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can."

-- Danny Kaye

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Life is a Series of Experiences

"Life is a series of experiences, each of which makes us bigger, even though it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and griefs which we endure help us in our marching onward."

-- Henry Ford

"A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new."

-- Albert Einstein

"The purpose of life is to discover your gift. The meaning of life is to give it away."

-- David Viscott

"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose."

-- Oh The Places You'll Go

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Do Something Imperfectly Than Do Nothing

"Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly."

-- Robert H. Schuller

"Sometimes the greatest respect is earned by the way you respond when your opponent has outplayed you."

-- Dan Green

"We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it."

-- Thomas Jefferson

"Happiness is not an accident, nor is it something you wish for. Happines is something you design."

-- Jim Rohn

Monday, February 07, 2011

How Winners and Losers Face Challenges

"We all face challenges every day. Winners deal with these challenges in a positive way. Losers see them as problems."

-- Barry Gottlieb

"The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live."

-- Elbert Hubbard

"If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience."

-- Robert Fulghum

"Nothing will work unless you do."

-- John Wooden

Sunday, February 06, 2011

Make Most of Yourself

"Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Don't get discouraged; it is often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock."

-- Arthur Wang

"I found that the men and women who got to the top were those that did the jobs they had in hand with everything they had of energy, enthusiasm and hard work."

-- Harry Truman

"No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main."

-- John Donne

Saturday, February 05, 2011

Human Can Choose Own Thoughts

"A man cannot directly choose his circumstances, but he can choose his thoughts, and so indirectly, yet surely, shape his circumstances."

-- Napoleon Hill

"Blessed are those that can give without remembering and receive without forgetting."

-- Arthur Wang

"You are the only problem you will ever have and you are the only solution."

-- Bob Proctor

"The most important thing about goals is having one."

-- Geoffry F. Abert

Friday, February 04, 2011

Never Underestimated Your Own Belief

"Never underestimate the power of belief when it comes to fulfilling your dreams. I can say with no hesitation that every person I've ever met who has achieved any degree of success has one thing in common: they believed with all their heart they could do it."

-- Mac Anderson

"Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection."

-- Buddha

"When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself."
-- Wayne Dyer

The Most Important Keys To Success

"Loving what you do is one of the most important keys to maintaining a positive attitude. You can't fake passion. It is the fuel that drives any dream and makes you happy to be alive."

-- Mac Anderson

"Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow."

-- Norman Vincent Peale

"Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable."

-- Theodore N. Vail

"The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it."

-- Richard Bach

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Bring The Sun Rays To Focus

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

-- Alexander Graham Bell

"Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

-- Robert Schuller

"We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures."

-- Thornton Wilder

"Only about 2 percent of people can work entirely without supervision. We call those people 'leaders'. This is the kind of person you are meant to be and that you can be, if you decide to be."

-- Brian Tracy

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Treat Each Day As Precious

"We should treat each day as a precious ball of life. Take your time, take a breath and make a practice swing. Make each shot count and most of all finish strong!"

-- Dan Green

"You are not here merely to make a living. You are here to enrich the world."

-- Woodrow Wilson

"It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters."

-- Epictetus

"No one rises above who he or she has been without first having fallen down. The best time - in fact, the only time - to make a real change in your life is in the moment of seeing the need for it. He who hesitates always gets lost in the hundred reasons why tomorrow is a better day to get started."

-- Guy Finley

Overcome How You About Yourself

"The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself. If we don't have that we never grow, we never learn, and sure as heck we should never teach."

-- Maya Angelou

"We don't know who we are until we see what we can do."

-- Martha Grimes

"We are not creatures of circumstance; we are creators of circumstance."

-- Benjamin Disraeli

"Give thanks for a little and you will find a lot."

-- The Hausa of Nigeria