Thursday, October 29, 2009
Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must first
1709-1784) English Author
If you think about disaster, you will get it. Brood about death and you hasten your demise. Think positively and masterfully, with confidence and faith, and life becomes more secure, more fraught with action, richer in achievement and experience.
1890-1973, American Fighter Ace, Race Car Driver and pioneer in air transportation.
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
All too often the difference between success and failure, progress and regress, happiness and depression--and, yes, balance and imbalance--is simply a matter of perspective.
Business executive and author
Many attempts to communicate are nullified by saying too much.
Robert K. Greenleaf
(1904-1990) Business leader and essayist
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Inspirations for Wed., Oct. 28, 2009
The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
1864-1912, Author of As A Man Thinketh
One of the secrets of getting more done is to make a TO DO List every day, keep it visible, and use it as a guide to action as you go through the day.
Time Management Expert and Author
Monday, October 26, 2009
Inspirations for Tue., Oct. 27, 2009
You can conquer almost any fear if you will make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
1888-1955, Speaker and Author
Disregard your complaints and discover your gratitude. Release your trouble and restate your blessings.
Sunday, October 25, 2009
To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.
Donald A. Adams
Individualism is rather like innocence: There must be something unconscious about it.
Thursday, October 22, 2009
Sometimes you've got to let everything go - purge yourself. If you are unhappy with anything - whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. Because you'll find that when you're free, your true creativity, your true self comes out.
It's the little things you do that can make a big difference. What are you attempting to accomplish? What little thing can you do today that will make you more effective? You are probably only one step away from greatness.
Author and Speaker
Always act in such a way as to secure the love of your neighbor.
Pliny the Elder (A.D. 23-79)
Cleveland Area Event (Oct. 26) – The Federal Bar Association, in co-operation with the co-authors of Picking Cotton, a New York Times Best Seller, will present a seminar involving the true story of Mistaken Eyewitness Identity. The event is FREE, but pre-registration is required. For more information visit http://www.events.successisyou.org/.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.
1474-1564, Italian Renaissance Painter and Sculptor
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
1803-1882, Poet and Essayist
Enthusiasm is the best protection in any situation. Wholeheartednessis contagious. Give yourself, if you wish to get others.
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.
John F. Kennedy
1917-1963, Thirty-Fifth President of the United States
You increase your joy by increasing the pure joy of others.
Torkom Saraydarian - (1917-1997)
Scholar and sacred music composer
Monday, October 19, 2009
It Will Make You Smile is today’s featured video
It Will Make You Smile
Nothing is ever lost by courtesy. It is the cheapest of pleasures,costs nothing, and conveys much.
Blessed are the joymakers.
Nathaniel Parker Willis
I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.
MOTIVATIONAL . . . Period!
One of a series from Keith Lightfoot
More at www.pdforfree.com
Many times victory is within our grasp and we give up on the One-Yard Line!
Don't wait for a light to appear at the end of the tunnel, stride down there and light the bloody thing yourself.
Life is giving. Life is receiving. In short, life is being connected.
Check out INSPIRATIONS Archive at http://www.successisyou.blogspot.com
Thursday, October 15, 2009
There is never a wrong time to do the right thing.
Cleveland Minority Contractors and Business Assistance Program - October 20-21. Please go to http://www.events.successisyou.org/page067.html for additional information.
Most of us miss out on life's big prizes. The Pulitzer. The Nobel.
Oscars. Tonys. Emmys. But we're all eligible for life's small
pleasures. A pat on the back. A kiss behind the ear. A four-pound
bass. A full moon. An empty parking space. A crackling fire. A great
meal. A glorious sunset. Hot soup. Cold beer.
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
LIFE is Like a Cup of Coffee
Live your life each day as you would climb a mountain. An occasional glance towards the summit keeps the goal in mind, but many beautiful scenes are to be observed from each new vantage point.
Harold B. Melchart
The world of achievement has always belonged to the optimist.
J. Harold Wilkins
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Every man stamps his value on himself... man is made great or small by his own will.
J.C.F. von Schiller
It is good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it's good too, to check up once in a while and make sure you haven't lost the things money can't buy.
1867-1937, Editor of Saturday Evening Post
Only the person who has faith in himself is able to be faithful to others.
(1900-1980) Psychologist and philosopher
Monday, October 12, 2009
When you paint success pictures in your mind, you initiate an inner process whereby your attitudes, hopes, aspirations, and enthusiasm are elevated in response to an image of a more promising future. Every person who aspires must first sell themselves hope, the promise of a better life.
Author of The Magic in Your Mind
I never thought that a lot of money or fine clothes--the finer things of life--would make you happy. My concept of happiness is to be fulfilled in a spiritual sense.
Coretta Scott King
One of the hardest lessons we have to learn in this life, and one that many persons never learn, is to see the divine, the celestial, the pure in the common, the near at hand--to see that heaven lies about us here in this world.
John Burroughs (1837-1921)
The good that men do lives after them.
Ruth Gordon (1896-1985)
Sunday, October 11, 2009
Positive Thoughts for Today
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Pope John Paul II
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls, and looks like work.
Thomas A. Edison
The end is living in agreement with nature.
--Zeno of Citium
Wednesday, October 07, 2009
Tuesday, October 06, 2009
The moment of enlightenment is when a person's dreams of possibilities become images of probabilities.
He who reigns within himself and rules his passions, desires, and fears is more than a king.
John Milton (1608-1674)
I do the very best I know how - the very best I can; and mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything.
1809-1865, Sixteenth President of the United States
Monday, October 05, 2009
There are no great people in this world, only great challenges which ordinary people rise to meet.
William Frederick Halsey, Jr. (1882-1959)
The deep rewards of giving go to those who give out of a concern for others, and take pains to see that their giving is wisely done, to meet real needs or seize promising opportunities.
F. Emerson Andrews (1902-1978)
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.
William Hazlitt (1778-1830)
Joy is what happens when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Author of A Return to Love
Sunday, October 04, 2009
"A veteran, whether active duty, reserve, retired or discharged, is someone who, at some point or another in their lives, wrote a blank check payable to the United States of America for an amount up to and including life." - Author Unknown
To live in the presence of great truths and eternal laws, to be led by permanent ideals - that is what keeps a man patient when the world ignores him, and calm and unspoiled when the world praises him.
Honore De Balzac (1799-1850)
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
Helen Keller (1880-1968)
An effective human being is a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts.
Ida Rolf (1896-1979)
Biochemist and physical therapist
Thursday, October 01, 2009
Time and money spent in helping men do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.
Henry Ford (1863-1947)
Ohio’s Northern Summit County Residents – Please visit http://www.adamvanho.com/ and consider Adam VanHo for judge. You will find his credentials, his record, and his endorsements to be an impressive mandate. Please pass along to friends and relatives in the Northern Summit County area. A map of Northern Summit County can be viewed at http://www.events.successisyou.org/page058.html.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Radio and TV Personality
On Thursday I had the good fortune to connect with Keith Lightfoot, who is an Author, Singer, Songwriter, Public Speaking Mentor, Keynote Speaker, and so much more. Keith lives in Christchurch, New Zealand, which brought back fond memories of our visit to New Zealand and Australia. Dianne and I had the good fortune to spend time in Christchurch during our tour. I urge you to visit Keith’s web site at http://www.publicspeaking.co.nz/. He has been added to the Recommended Links section of our Blog Site at http://successisyou.blogspot.com/ and we expect to be sharing more about him in the future.
EMPLOYMENT / CAREER LINKS - Mostly N.E. Ohio
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