The Impossible

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  Monday, November 26, 2018 The task seems like it's too much for one person. The hill looks taller than it is. The plan has too many variables. The end is so far away. The project, the job, the workout, the goal – whatever it is that you need to accomplish, seems almost daunting and intimidating. Can you even do it? At one point, everything y...
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Look Where You Want To Go

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018 A few years ago, I took a Motorcycle Safety course taught by my friend Robert. During the 3-day training, we were taught the basics and then we were given practical exercises to master those basics. As the practical exercises became more challenging, our skills got better. For one challenge, we had to make a tight turn,...
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You Are Here

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018 You are here. And your dreams are on a map scattered around you. Some of them are close enough to touch, while others are far away. What path are you going to take to get to them? The scenic route: enjoying the journey to your ultimate destination? Directly: going headlong and nonstop into your target? Or are you just sta...
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A Reflection Of You

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  Monday, November 19, 2018 Yikes! Have you ever opened your phone to take a photo and realized it was in "selfie" mode? It's always a shock to see the look on your face, when you were expecting something else. When that happens (or if you catch a glimpse of yourself in a mirror or the reflection of a window), what do you see? What does the lo...
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First Place Challenge

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  Friday, November 16, 2018 Ms. Payne gathered her students around as she opened the trophy case and placed the new one inside. First Place at the Science Fair - 2018. For the past 8 years of competing, her class had finished out of the top ten, but this year, Ms. Payne tried a new approach: instead of working on a project that they knew ...
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Breathe In. Breathe Out.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018 Breathe in. The boxer stood in his corner, ready to fight. He had worked and trained for this moment all his life. Poised, ready and willing to take on what would come to him. Breathe Out. From sweat and dirt through pain and recovery – even moments of grace and elegance – he attacked his goal. In the boxing ring, someon...
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Patience, Persistence and Perspiration

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 What's the longest time you've spent on a project? A month? Two months? A year? When you were finished, what were the results? Were you completely satisfied with the outcome? Success takes time, strength, hard work and so much more. Napoleon Hill said, "Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination...
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The Center Of Your Being

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Monday, November 12, 2018 Ancient philosopher Lao Tzu spoke of intelligence, morality, beauty and intellect. Known as the founder of Taoism, he had a profound insight on wisdom and love. His words have still have an incredibly positive impact. He had so many tremendous quotes that one could make a year-long daily motivation book. The one quote that...
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