What in the World are You Doing?
Here is the typical life - typical, though not everybody does it this way. But for the most part, lives generally go something like this:Born Eat and sleep Play with toys Go to school Play little league Go to schoolLearn to drive Go to school Leave high school Go to more school, but pay for it now Get a job Get married Buy a houseHave kidsWatch your kids eat, sleep, play and go to school Work, work, and workRetireDieThat's the basic life, isn't it? Don't email me.
Once in a Lifetime
A subscriber recently wrote to me and asked me to consider this common phrase - Once in a lifetime."Isn't every moment of our lives, once in a lifetime?" he asked.
Lock In Your Legacy
You, my friend, are going to die.What? What kind of motivational tool is that? Real inspiring!In fact, it is.
Whats Your Reason For Waiting?
The fever had been high late into the night, but at 2:30 A.M.
Tighten Your Connection
It was my first and last experience with a pneumatic drill, which is a jackhammer with a star bit instead of a chisel bit. We four volunteers were to dig a septic tank for the caretaker's house at a Christian camp.
5 Simple Tips On Using Your Senses
1. Breakfast in Bed.
Doing the Remarkable
When it comes to meeting and conquering the negativity in your life, here is a key question: what can you do, starting today, that will make a difference? What can you do during economic chaos? What can you do when everything has gone wrong? What can you do when you've run out of money, when you don't feel well and it's all gone sour? What can you do?Let me give you the broad answer first. You can do the most remarkable things, no matter what happens.
The Ant Philosophy
Over the years I've been teaching kids about a simple but powerful concept - the ant philosophy.I think everybody should study ants.
Maintaining Honesty and Integrity
(Excerpted From Cultivating An Unshakable Character)For a leader, honesty and integrity are absolutely essential to survival. A lot of business people don't realize how closely they're being watched by their subordinates.
Personal Philosophy is Like The Set of The Sail
We have all experienced the blowing winds of disappointment, despair and heartbreak. Why, then, would each of us, in our own individual ship of life, all beginning at the same point, with the same intended destination in mind, arrive at such different places at the end of the journey? Have we not all been blown by the winds of circumstances and buffeted by the turbulent storms of discontent?What guides us to different destinations in life is determined by the way we have chosen to set our sail.
Today is Yesterdays Tomorrow
The problem with waiting until tomorrow is that when it finally arrives, it is called today. Today is yesterday's tomorrow.
Practice Being Like a Child
Remember the master teacher once said 2000 years ago, "Unless you can become like little children, your chances are zero, you haven't got a prayer." A major consideration for adults.
The Best Gift to Give Yourself and Others
I'm often asked the question, "How can I best help my children, spouse, family member, staff member, friend etc. improve/change?" In fact that might be the most frequently asked question I receive, "How can I help change someone else?"My answer often comes as a surprise and here it is.
Change Begins With Choice
Any day we wish we can discipline ourselves to change it all. Any day we wish; we can open the book that will open our mind to new knowledge.
Facing the Enemies Within
We are not born with courage, but neither are we born with fear. Maybe some of our fears are brought on by your own experiences, by what someone has told you, by what you've read in the papers.
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