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June 16 – Failure is an event, and does not define me.

 “Failure is an event, not a person. So regardless of what happens to you along the way, you must keep on going and doing the right thing in the right way. Then the event becomes a reality of a changed … Continue reading

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May 17 – Setting my future, by changing my thoughts in the present

“The way you see your future determines your thinking today. Your thinking today determines your performance today. Your performance in the todays of your life determines your future.” (Zig Ziglar) Rene Descartes is well known for the phrase “cogito ergo … Continue reading

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April 19 – Inspiration, perspiration and genius

“Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.” (Thomas A. Edison) This quote has been in my consciousness since I can remember. Thomas Edison is generally regarded as one of the most prolific and significant inventors in history (personal, I think … Continue reading

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March 13 – The choice is mine

March 13. “In your hands you hold the seeds of failure or the potential for greatness. Your hands are capable, but they must be used and for the right things to reap the rewards you are capable of attaining. The … Continue reading

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March 8 – Saturday morning irony

“Success Procedure: Run your day by the clock and your life with a vision.” (Zig Ziglar) There is something oddly ironic about my initial inability to write about this quote today. My regular routine with these quotes is to read … Continue reading

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February 22 – The starting line

“It’s not where you start – it’s where you finish that counts.” (Zig Ziglar) Today’s quote serves as a nice follow-up to yesterday’s quote about happiness and hope. Today, Zig Ziglar reminds me that the finish is far more important … Continue reading

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February 16 – It’s about who you are that counts

“It’s not what you know or who you know. It’s what you are that finally counts.” (Zig Ziglar) Networking has become a key part of job seeking and professional growth. There are volumes written on the power of working your … Continue reading

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February 7 – Flipping the self-talk switch

“Evidence is conclusive that your self-talk has a direct bearing on your performance.” (Zig Ziglar) Sometimes I psych myself up, and sometimes I psych myself out. There are days that I wake up ready to attack the world and make … Continue reading

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January 26 – Fitting in the Big Rocks

“When you do the things you need to do when you need to do them, the day will come when you can do the things you want to do when you want to do them.” (Zig Ziglar) The one thing … Continue reading

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January 13 – Turning dreams into reality

“Most people who fail in their dreams fail not from lack of ability but from lack of commitment.” (Zig Ziglar) Like everyone else, I have dreams of things I wish to accomplish in my lifetime. Some are about my photography, … Continue reading

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