Bruce Lee, the world-famous martial artist, told this story about his teacher as a lesson for Lee's students. It is about the Japanese Zen master who received a university professor who came to inquire about Zen. It was obvious that the professor from the start was not so much interested [...]
10 Positive Lessons from 2020 It may be difficult to find the silver lining in 2020, but there are some invaluable takeaways. People say, “you learn more from your failures than your successes.” Then 2020 made me a genius. You, too. We’ve experienced the COVID-19 – 19 pandemic, high unemployment, [...]
You have the Power "... no matter what happens in our life that we cannot control, we can always control our response to what happens.” Victor Frankl, who was a survivor of a Nazi war camp, said that choice is the greatest human freedom. When you work with difficult people, or [...]
Successful people have great habits while most people don't. Laquita P.
My success depends on me making good choices. Jennifer W.
TNK POS This daily reminder will help you, and it may help others.
Single parenting is like the person trying to spin five plates on narrow dowels. If you get all the plates spinning at a time, it can be rewarding. But, have one fall and it can be devastating. Fiona O.
A man I knew was given six months to live, yet his outlook on life was inspiring. I asked how he could stay so positive knowing he only had a short time to live. He shared these thoughts with me. “Each day when I wake up, I receive twenty-four gold [...]
They are not your friend. Get rid of all but one. If you can’t pay for it, you probably don’t need it. Use credit cards wisely. Kris K.
Life is selling yourself, your ideas, products, and services. Learn how to sell. Isabella F.
Show up to work at least 30 minutes early and stay 15 minutes more than required. If you want a career instead of simply a job, this is a good way to get noticed. After that, it’s how well you perform. Good luck. Shelia H., advice from a career advisor
Helping others helps you more. Anabel S.
Listen to the people on the front lines. They usually have valuable first-hand information. Been there, done that. Donna G.
Know your core values. Kana G
Make a plan for yourself or someone else will do it for you. Laura C.
There are two types of criticism: Destructive criticism - where someone is trying to put you down. Constructive criticism - where someone is trying to lift you up. Don't mistake the later for the former. Help is everywhere if you are receptive. [...]
....what’s the worst that can happen, you fail? Remember you can’t fail if you don’t try. -Shelley W., advice from her mother
In gambling there is win, lose or draw. Same with life. Your choice. -Sofia G., advice from her father
It’s amazing what you can achieve when you don’t care who gets the credit. -Karen J.
You can never dip your toe in the same spot in the river—ever changing, ever evolving...be able to change with it. -Sandy R.