Life works in strange ways. Joseph Epstein once said, "We do not choose to be born. We do not choose our parents, or the country of birth. We do not, most of us, choose to die; nor do we choose the time and conditions of our death. But within this realm of choicelessness, we do choose how we live."
"The first time I heard One Solitary Life, it hit me like a ton of bricks. It put in perspective that all of the pushing in life for wealth, power and status doesn’t really mean anything. What really matters is what you do for others." ~author Ken Blanchard
Have you ever thought…"I wish life came with an instruction manual"? That’s why the 10 Rules for Being Human are so important. They answer the fundamental question…What is the purpose of life?
I’m a firm believer in this fact – How you think about yourself determines every outcome of your life. Today I want to share a very important short video to back up my thoughts on this concept. If you’re totally satisfied with your life, don’t bother to watch this 3 minute movie. However, if your goal is to maximize your potential in life…it could be the best 3 minutes you’ve ever spent! Enjoy.
If you can’t find happiness inside yourself, you’ll never find it in the outside world, no matter where you move. Wherever you go, there you are. You take yourself with you. This is the essence of happiness—learning to find inner contentment in any situation.
Sometimes we find inspiration in unexpected places. Author V.J. Smith dreamed of writing a book about one of our great leaders that changed the course of history and he filled his library with biographies of presidents and statesmen. He was looking to find the key to what made their lives great. He ended up finding the man that would answer his questions in a Wal-Mart store in South Dakota. Marty was a simple man who ran a cash register. He […]
"The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say "I." And that’s not because they have trained themselves not to say "I." They don’t think "I." They think "we;" they think "team." They understand their job to be to make the team function. They accept responsibility and don’t sidestep it, but "we" gets the credit…This is what creates trust, what enables you to get the task done."
I once heard someone say, "If you teach your children the Golden Rule, you will have left them an incalculable estate." Truer words were never spoken. More than anything, the Golden Rule is about kindness. They improve your relationship with yourself and with others. It's not much in fashion these days to talk about the benefits of kindness, honesty and decency, but the benefits are there and they are valuable and worth the trouble.
I love this quote by Henry Ford, ”Whether you think you can, or think you can’t …you’re right.” This one-of -a kind video addresses what matters most as it relates to your success in life. It will guide you to develop a positive attitude, reduce stress, attack your fears and keep your passion alive! Watch it now…
Everywhere you look today there are problems. Turn on your TV or computer—pick up a magazine or paper—and what do you see? Problems! Talk to your spouse, co-workers, family members or friends, and within minutes someone will bring up a problem… or two or three. Problems permeate the workplace, too—new products, old products, customer service, health care, retirement plans, sales, marketing, budgets, IT, personnel — the list of problems we confront each day is vast.