Of all the things that leave people disillusioned, jaded,even despairing, the quest for wealth seems to me to be one of the greatest offenders. The pursuit of power comes in a close second; in your mind it may be worse. Is there a healthy perspective on wealth? We work, in part, to earn money. To
Life isn’t always easy. Not everybody is nice. (understatements of the day) Have you ever been so angry you could just explode? Maybe you did, and regretted it later. These words are worth considering when you’re not angry to help you the next time you are. King Solomon wisely said Whoever keeps his
What do I really want? – should always be whispering from the corners of our minds, urging us on to the things we truly aspire to. In a world littered with shortcuts, true gains come only as a result of discipline, most of it self-inflicted. I created this for me, but share it with you,
Several times a week I hear “I wish I had more time”. Each time, I remember a quote I had on my bedroom wall as a motivated high schooler. I like keeping my friends so I usually keep it to myself, but here it is, redesigned for your -ahem- enjoyment.
Quite frankly, I hate the thought of having to bounce back. From anything. But I have. I do. Life periodically introduces the unexpected. Sometimes more often than we think we’re up for. On days like that it’s good to remember: Here’s hoping you’re not called upon to bounce-back too often. But if you are, I
In roller skating and in business Skate as fast as you can, looking for your next opening. When you see it, dart into it without knocking anyone over. Phil Ransom –
Where I first heard it I don’t recall, but someone has wisely said about husband – wife teams that if they both agree on absolutely everything, one of them isn’t necessary. Good point! The same is true of teams in general, different but complementary skills, working together for success or victory. Guard. Forward. Center. Basketball