If you would not be forgotten

If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write something worth reading or do things worth writing. Benjamin Franklin Perhaps you’ve seen the shorter version before as I have, the second line. I came across the full quote recently, however, and it prompted further thought. I remember fondly those who

Vince Lombardi on Excellence

The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to that person’s commitment to excellence, regardless of the chosen field of endeavor. Vince Lombardi Thinking point: What is my chosen field of endeavor? How intently am I committed to excellence?

Success – VanAmbaugh

Success is the accomplishment of some definite objective in life, by which we benefit the world, command the respect of all, and hold the true affections of our family and friends. Here the thing we call “success” stops. The making of much money is quite another thing.

Drucker on Non-profits

The non-profit institution neither supplies goods or services nor controls. Its “product” is neither a pair of shoes nor an effective regulation. Its product is a changed human being. The non-profit institutions are human change agents. Their product is a cured patient, a child that learns, a young man or woman grown into a self

Live Courageously

As is often true, this lift-out from some of this week’s reading is easy to agree with — but challenging to do! Courage is required and must be a constant. It’s tiny pieces of fear all glued together. Live a courageous life that someone else would want to take notes on. http://catalystleader.com/