Quote of the Day
A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit.
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- Thank you, Mr. Mandela, for all you gave the world.
- Risk taking for the sake of taking risks: Weekly Challenge No. 18
- Finding your passion at work
- The Three Words Top Innovators Use
- Is it really easier to find a job when you already have one?
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- Our deepest fear…
- Never too late; Weekly Challenge No. 17
Category Archives: Shifting Your Perspective
“Go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.” — Jimmy Carter Roman philosopher Seneca said, “It’s not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It’s because we dare not venture that they are difficult.” Heeding those … Continue reading
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.’ We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, … Continue reading
Maybe it’s the economy. Maybe it’s something in the water. Whatever the cause, I’ve noticed a lot of people these days who are going through experiences of “blowing up” their lives, getting laid off unexpectedly, suffering major financial or personal … Continue reading
Poetics by A.R. Ammons I look for the way things will turn out spiraling from a center, the shape things will take to come forth in so that the birch tree white touched black at branches will stand out wind-glittering … Continue reading
How well do you know your worth? Do you ever assume that you will never be able to make more income than you currently make? Have you ever agreed to a job, only to discover later that you seriously under-negotiated … Continue reading
I’m two months into my sabbatical, and it’s safe to say the reactions I’m getting are still mixed. People are amazed. Worried. Supportively jealous. Looking for small-town gossip regarding why I quit my job. Judgmental. Encouraging. I notice those reactions … Continue reading
Can pretending to be something you’re not ever be a good thing? Contrary to popular belief, in some cases it might be. A well-intentioned bit of make-believe, known as “acting as if,” may help you achieve your goals. “I remember … Continue reading
“Remembering I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things … Continue reading
We all feel it on occasion: Fear. Timidity. Apprehension. Insecurity. Or perhaps the “zone of doubt and uncertainty,” as it was labeled in the previous Sigmoid Curve discussion. These human emotions are hard to fight, particularly in these times of … Continue reading