How many of these 19 habits are in your repertoire? I am missing number 19.... I need to give that one a try. Take a look at this article from INC Magazine which reminds us that "Success starts with the little things."
19 Tiny Habits That Lead To Huge Results
by Nicolas Cole
As we return from summer holidays, here's a great article from Entrepreneur Magazine to kick start your week. My favorite one: “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” -- Zig Ziglar
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Welcome back to the office!
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
- Charles F. Kettering, American inventor, engineer and businessman (1876 – 1958)
Awareness is not something that
needs to be manufactured:
when there is a gap,
awareness enters into us.
So awareness does not require
a certain particular effort.
Such an effort is unnecessary.
Awareness is like a wind.
If you open your doors and windows,
it is bound to come in.
– Chogyam Trungpa
“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy.’ They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.”
– John Lennon
This quote reminds me that each and every day, we have commitments. Things to do, people to meet, tasks to complete, places to go. We prioritize, plan, do everything possible to ensure the successful achievement of our goals. At the same time, I am reminded that there is more to life than getting more and being more...
A reminder that we always have choices and that the power to act on these choices are in my hands… Enjoy!
We stand at the crossroads, each minute, each hour, each day, making choices. We choose the thoughts we allow ourselves to think, the passions we allow ourselves to feel, and the actions we allow ourselves to perform. Each choice is made in the context of whatever value system we’ve selected to govern our lives. In selecting that value system, we are, in a very real way, making the most important choice we will ever make…
Benjamin Franklin, Founding Father and 6th President of the United States (1706 – 1790)
It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are…
Roy E. Disney, younger brother of Walt Disney (1893 – 1971)
Life is a sum of all your choices…
Albert Camus, Author & Philosopher (1913 – 1960)
The greatest power that a person possesses is the power to choose…
J. Martin Kohe, Author and Psychologist
The more decisions that you are forced to make alone, the more you are aware of your freedom to choose…
Thornton Wilder, Palywright and Novelist (1897 – 1975)
When you have to make a choice and don’t make it, that is in itself a choice…
William James, Psychologist and Philosopher (1842 – 1910)