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August 17. Manipulate or be sincere, which way to go?

August 17. ” A pleasing personality helps you win friends and influence people. Add character to that formula and you keep those friends and maintain the influence.” (Zig Ziglar) The start of this quote is a reference to the book … Continue reading

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August 16. Seeing the opportunities while living in the difficulties

August 16. “There is an advantage in every disadvantage, and a gift in every problem.” (John Johnson) This is the silver lining quote. It is along the lines of making lemonade out of lemons, it is turning the frown upside … Continue reading

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August 15 – The never ending chances to make the right choice

August 15. “In our country you are free to choose but the choices you make today will determine what you will be, do and have in the tomorrows of your life.” (Zig Ziglar) At first reading of this quotation, it … Continue reading

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August 14 – Tough times, dreams and plans

August 14 – “When the going gets tough, those with a dream keep going.” (Ben Feldman) Every once in a while. I come across a quote in this book (‘Inspiration 365 Days a Year” by Zig Ziglar), that just doesn’t … Continue reading

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August 13 – Finding the things in life that make you want to work 10 times harder

August 13. “When I was young I observed that nine out of every ten things I did were failures, so I did ten times more work.” (George Bernard Shaw) There are many stories of writers, like Shaw, who wrote and … Continue reading

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August 12 – There is more to success than brain power

August 12. “It is not the brains that matter most, but that which guides them: the character, the heart, generous qualities, progressive ideas.” (Fyodor Dostoyevsky) The world is full of really smart people who never reach the potential of their … Continue reading

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August 8 – Fear as the enemy of thinking

August 8. “The truth is, fear and immorality are two of the greatest inhibitors of performance.” (Zig Ziglar) Fear and immorality as inhibitors to performance? Well, I don’t really want to delve into the dark topic of immorality, so instead … Continue reading

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August 7 – Facts, Problems and Opportunities

August 7. “A problem is something that can be solved. A fact is something that must be accepted.” (John Maxwell) Reading this quote today also makes me think of the serenity prayer: God grand me the Serenity to accept the … Continue reading

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August 4 – Being transparent with myself to discover blind spots

August 4. “Be open, obvious, and a sincere listener. Denial is not just a river in Egypt; denial is ignoring the obvious.” (D. Stephen Covey) Saturday’s quote was about the need to recognize my faults and problems in order to … Continue reading

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August 2 – Reflecting on my blind spots

August 2. “Recognizing a problem or weakness is the first step in remedying it.” (Donald Laird) “I cannot fix what I don’t, know, or won’t admit, is a problem”, is another way of looking at this quote. In my life … Continue reading

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