Monthly Archive: October 2013

Daily Quote - Is it good or is it bad?

“We have a belief about whether if things are good or bad. But, when we start to notice that we are feeling constricted, we can challenge the belief.” – Mary M. Morrissey There have been many occassions in my life when something happened that at first appeared "bad" and then after the passing of time, …

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Daily Quote - Core Values

"I have never looked upon ease and happiness as ends in themselves - such an ethical basis I call more proper for a herd of swine. The ideals which have lighted me on my way and time after time given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Truth, Goodness, and Beauty."  - Albert Einstein Finding your "core …

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Daily Quote - Patient Attention

“If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent.” - Isaac Newton The ability to practice "patient attention" is a learned skill.  When I practice "patient attention" I am able to see things that otherwise would be missed.  There are many ways to separate …

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Daily Quote - Fresh Mind

"Beginners and outsiders are open to possibilities and don’t make assumptions. By extension, they’re often better at finding solutions the experts have stopped seeing."  ~Michael McMillan  What a powerful statement!  We see this in the sales industry on a constant basis.  New sales people that start off on a "hot streak."  Stay fresh, new and …

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Daily Quote - The "real" medicine

"Self-pity is an opiate." - Napoleon Hill Some people use "self-pity" as "medicine" to sooth the aching soul.  While this method might provide temporary relief, it prolongs suffering.  When I stand in accountability for my life, and all my circumstances I retain the power of transformation.  Self-pity is my enemy.  Accountability is the real medicine …

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Daily Quote - NO

"A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble." ~ Mohandas Gandhi Standing in an authentic place is extremely powerful.  Having the courage to say "No" is part of true authenticity.  When Steve Jobs was asked what he was "most proud of" in his …

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Daily Quote - Hindsight, Foresight, and Insight

"It is easy to look back in my life or for others to look in their lives and think, "Wow - I could have seen that" or, "I should have known that." Hindsight has much clarity to it. It helps us guide our direction now. Perhaps we can bring that same clarity to our foresight and to our insight. We have …

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Daily Quote - Heart and Soul

"Let your heart speak. The heart is in direct communication with the human soul, and when the heart speaks, even with the resistance of the head, something inside you changes. Your heart opens another heart, and true love is possible." ~ Miguel Ruiz The more connected I am, the better navigator I become.  I have the …

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Daily Quote - The Law Of Circulation

 "Out of what I had received in my development, I was also able to give. The confidence I gained from personal growth gave me credibility and made me believe I could start developing others. And in that, I found life's greatest joy and reward." - John Maxwell The "Law of Circulation" is at work in our …

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