Monthly Archive: July 2013

Daily Quote - Leadership

"Leaders take risks. That's not to say that they are reckless, because good leaders aren't. But they don't always take the safest route. Rarely can a person break ground and play it safe at the same time. Often, leaders must take others into the unknown, march them off the map. Look at wise leaders who …

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Daily Quote - Focus

Something about focus... “Every one of us needs and ideal or an image of ‘what’s possible’ in order to have a visceral experience; a feeling inside of us that there really is a possibility for us to become more. We all have opportunities and talent bestowed upon us in this life, and the way we …

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Daily Quote - I'm Sorry

"Never ruin an apology with an excuse." ~ Ben Franklin For such a short phrase - merely two words - it is incredible the difficulty people have in saying it. This inability to offer an apology is tied to another disturbing trend. People have a very difficult time accepting responsibility for their actions. Often we create …

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Daily Quote - Authenticity

Honesty heals, and what we put out into the world comes back around to us. Hurtful acts and dishonest deeds cannot result in loving, healing outcomes. We need to align our truth with the compassion of the heart. But if we are not careful, honesty can be thinly disguised hate, jealousy, or cruelty. So, in …

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Daily Quote - The Power of Creating

Isn't it wonderful to know we have the power to create every single thing we choose to live? Just imagine how far we get by a single thought. We get to question ourselves, how selective are we about the thoughts we think? "You have the power to create. Your power is so strong that whatever …

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Daily Quote - The Future

"The best thing about the future is that it only comes, one day at a time" ~ Abraham Lincoln. Living one day at a time means concentrating on a particular task that matters. The past is gone; and certain success in the future is ours, if we make today a successful experience. Therefore, one should …

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Today's quote and thought

Ponder this thought......... "The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything or nothing." ~ Lady Nancy Astor Work on taking the next indicated step. Nothing is all good or all bad. What can do today, right where I am with what I have? How can I take a step …

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Measurement and Success

Today, I am working on financials.... We are measuring results. This is a very powerful process. "A growing business needs to be closely and carefully managed to ensure the success of new investment decisions and expansion plans. However, many owner-managers find that as their business grows they feel more remote from its operations. Putting performance …

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Touching Lives = Influence

Today, I am in Portland Oregon.  I arrived here yesterday to gather with friends and family to celebrate the life of Everett "Jim" Hooton.  (My Great Uncle).  In 1991 I moved to Cabo San Lucas.  I was invited to come and live their by Ed Hooton (Jim's son, my cousin).  I lived with Jim and …

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The power of now

What are you doing right now?  Well, I know what you are doing!  You are reading this post.  I encourage you to spend the rest of your day "staying in the now."  Whatever activity you are engaged in, BE PRESENT.  Enjoy the abundance in the moment.  Take each moment and make it successful.  Take each …

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