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Inspired Life - June 25, 2010

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The good life is inspired by love and guided by knowledge.....Keith K., submitted this quote from Bertrand Russell

Understanding Life - June 25, 2010

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Nothing in life is to be feared.   It is only to be understood.....Fran B., quote from Marie Curie

Love and Kindness - June 25, 2010

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Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.....Heather T., submitted this quote from Barbara De Angelis

Gains and Loses - June 25, 2010

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For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else......Jennifer K., submitted this quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson

Memory - June 25, 2010

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Years from now, people won't remember what you said but they will remember how you made them feel. ......Cirina C.



Criticism - June 25, 2010

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To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.....
Elbert H.

Big - June 25, 2010

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Always show up big in everything you do!......Sally K.

Time - June 24, 2010

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How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.....Annie Dillard

Where Are the Fish - June 24, 2010

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.....go fishing where the fish are.......Alan M.

Pick Wisely - June 24, 2010

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Pick your battles and pick them wisely. You cannot fight over every issue. ......
Larry M.

Unconditional Greatness - June 24, 2010

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Words expressing unconditional greatness inspire accomplishments.
Marcy R.

Dream Bigger - June 24, 2010

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....dream bigger, and to get as much support as possible to make those dreams a reality. Sometimes that means friends and family, sometimes professoinal services. sometimes a great staff.

Smart Questions - June 24, 2010

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Ask yourself smart questions!"
Eric S.

Negatgivity - June 24, 2010

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....look for the good in situations as well as in people.... instead of getting mired in any negativity.

Jenny B., advice from his father

Powerful Tool - June 23, 2010

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Trust your gut. Intuition is a very powerful tool in your arsenal!



Joni F.

Hide Your Good Intentions - June 04, 2010

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If you want to ....and live a great life, look for something every day you can do for someone else, do it...and don't get found out.

Bill C.

Toastmasters - June 04, 2010

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...join Toastmasters International to improve your communication and leadership skills.

Kin T-F., advice from Mom

Put Yourself Out - June 04, 2010

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If you want to succeed, you have to put yourself out there.

Frank I., learned at a party

Your Own Yardstick - June 04, 2010

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"Be Yourself"

....having conviction, accepting your limitations and building upon your strengths... meant looking to myself for leadership, and measuring my life by my own yardstick, not

Comfort Zone - June 04, 2010

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Personal growth is more likely to be realized when you're not afraid to get outside your "comfort zone."

Todd W., advice from a high school choral teacher

Removing Doubt - May 11, 2010

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"Tis better to remain silent and thought a fool than to speak up and remove all doubt"

Jimmy J., submitted this quote from Abraham Lincoln

Can I vs. I Can - May 11, 2010

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Never say "can I"... always say "I can".

Be strong physically ,mentally, intellectually,morally and spiritually.

Kanti V.

Out of Jail - May 11, 2010

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Before doing any thing risky... think risk benefit and opportunity cost. It will keep you out of jail and bad investments.

Mark M.

Bridges - May 11, 2010

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DON'T BURN ANY BRIDGES.....

Joe D., advice from his brother

Thanks Mom - May 11, 2010

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Be yourself, believe in yourself, and pick up after yourself.

Cliff L., advice from his mother

Not As You Would Like - May 11, 2010

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..."to treat people as they are not as you would like them to be."

Bob H-S, advise from a manager

Abuse - April 30, 2010

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You don't have to put up with anyone's abuse.

Terri S.

Poor Advice - April 30, 2010

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Never take advice from anyone more messed up than you are.

Mathew M.

Worst Case - April 30, 2010

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Always look at the worst case scenario, by doing so you will realise that things aren't as bad - so start taking risks!

Sukiena H.

Hard Work - April 30, 2010

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A farmers best fertilizer is his own footsteps.

Phil B.

Talking on the Phone - April 30, 2010

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Always smile when your talking on the phone. ...(people) WILL see it.

Jason E.

Do More - April 30, 2010

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Do more, talk less.

Mark L.

Pleasing - April 08, 2010

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If you try to please everyone all the time you will end up pleasing nobody and worst of all yourself.

Do what you can for those that appreciate it!!

Marc VV

You! - April 08, 2010

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There is only one person responsible for you. You!

Tova G., advice from an aunt

Up - April 08, 2010

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- Get Up
- Show Up
- Follow Up

Adam B.

R.E.A.P. - April 08, 2010

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RESPECT everyone
EFFORT is the bridge between mediocrity and masterful accomplishments.
ATTITUDE is everything .... leap out of bed with excited anticipation for the day.
PASSION ..

T-Shirt Message - April 08, 2010

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Off your A$$ and out on the market.

Tommy W., advice from a mentor

Three Thoughts - April 08, 2010

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1) Enjoy what you do

2) The positive people are the ones having the fun

3) If you don't give, do really think you will get anything back?

Gary W.

Know Your Place - April 08, 2010

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If it doesn't affect you, don't get involved....Makes life much easier.

Sue W.

Others 1st - April 08, 2010

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Seek wisdom,
Humble yourself daily,
Be willing to serve others.

Ron D.

Needs - April 08, 2010

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Everyone always knows what he/she wants but is ignorant about what the other person wants.

Dr.Chandrakiran S.

Hot Iron - April 08, 2010

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Strike while the iron is hot!

Bo VD

The Power of Hope - March 19, 2010

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As long as you have HOPE you are always in MOTION towards SUCCESS:

Marcy R.

Growing Great - March 19, 2010

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No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated and disciplined.


Edie K., submitted this quote from Harry E. Fosdick

Never, Never and No - March 19, 2010

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....to be successful, follow three rules

1. Never whine
2. Never Bitch
3. No Excuses.

Carl Hansen, advice from Basketball Coach John Wooden's father

A Good Goal - March 19, 2010

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A good goal should scare you a little and excite you a lot:

Marcy R., quote from Vitale

Speak Loudly - March 19, 2010

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ACTION....Speaks Louder than Words.

Felipe M.

People Don't.... - March 19, 2010

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Always be a leader, people don't follow followers, be yourself and choose a good attitude every day.

Dave C.

Assume - March 19, 2010

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Never ASSUME anything because it makes an ASS out of U and ME....

.Michele.R.

Buy - Manage - Sell - March 19, 2010

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Buy Fearlessly, Manage Compasionately, Sell Aggressively!

David C.

Dad's Life Hints - March 19, 2010

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Always be honest and genuine: Don't ever take credit for someone else's work, and always give credit to others. It's ok to say you don't know something. Lying or deceiving will always come back to hur

Hunting - March 19, 2010

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In sales .... "you hunt where the ducks are." -

Robert H., submitted this quote from Doris Zellerbach

Work - Play - March 19, 2010

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Work while you work, play while you play.

Bill M., advice from his Dad

Removing All Doubt - March 19, 2010

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Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.

Robin G, submitted this quote from Abe Lincoln

Proper Engagement - March 19, 2010

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Always engage brain before putting mouth in gear!

Tim M., advice from his father

Surround Yourself - March 10, 2010

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Surround yourself with people who build you up, not who try to tear you down.

Missy C.

You'll Be the Expert - March 09, 2010

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Choose a career on the upside of a trend/new technology. That way, by the time everyone is on the train, you'll be the expert.

Sherrie W.

Life - March 08, 2010

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Life's not fair.

Jason S., advice from his mom

Risk - Benefit - March 08, 2010

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Before doing anything risky, thing of the risk, benefit and opportunity cost. It will keep you out of jail and bad investments.

Mark M.

Stop Talking - March 08, 2010

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If you have nothing good to say, remain silent.

Farzad W.

2nd Guessing - March 08, 2010

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(Don't) second guess things you've done in the past. You did the things you did, because that's how you felt at the time.
Samantha Not to second guess things you've done in the past. You did th

Top 10 Roadblocks to Your Success - March 08, 2010

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Success means different things to different people. Success takes time, planning and a strong desire. Success is taking action. Success is setting goals and accomplishing them. Success means reaching

Add Value - March 03, 2010

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Become a resource.

Jim J.

The Power of Afraid - March 03, 2010

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Do what you are most afraid to do.

Phillip T.

The Best Teacher - March 03, 2010

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The best teacher is a need to know.

Harvey M.

Shut Up - March 03, 2010

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Shut up and Listen

Jenny B.

What Works - March 03, 2010

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You have to find your own ways of doing things no matter what you read and hear. What works for others may or may not work for you.

Abhijeet R.

Accountability - March 03, 2010

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Hold yourself accountable; not the company.

Greg S.

Everyone is a Teacher - March 02, 2010

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Everyone you encounter has something to teach you. EVERYONE.

Jeanne B., advice from her grandfather

Align Yourself - March 01, 2010

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Align yourself with people you respect, trust and like.

Allyson Z.

Life's Motto? - March 01, 2010

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What's you life motto going to be?

Tom W.

Which is Bigger? - February 19, 2010

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"Your DREAM has to be bigger than your worst FEAR."

Chandramoorthy T., advice from a mentor

Rise Above - February 19, 2010

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Rise above it; play your own game" when it came to achievement.

Steven J., advice from his father

Firm Handshake - February 19, 2010

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To shake hands firmly. It's often the first thing someone will learn about you and you should make it a good one.

Brian B., advice from his father

Whatever - February 16, 2010

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Whatever you do it should be good for you and other & do it confidently-otherwise you have to pay for your deeds.

Anjana P., advice from Mom

The Jungle - February 16, 2010

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It's a jungle out there.Stand up for your rights and don't let somebody abuse you.

Shendrel K., advice from a boss

The Battle is Over - February 12, 2010

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..as soon as you say or think "I can't" or "It can't be done . . " the battle is over.

Richard W.

Start Young - February 12, 2010

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Start Young. Think Big and Stick with it.

Paul T

Start Young - February 12, 2010

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Start Young. Think Big and Stick with it.

Paul T

Testing Character - January 27, 2010

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"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."
Abe Lincoln

The Optimist Creed - January 19, 2010

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Promise Yourself
To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.

To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet.

To make all your friend

Questions - January 12, 2010

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Ask yourself smart questions!

Eric S.

Delegation - January 12, 2010

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Delegation does not mean the same things as abdication.

Kari B.

Tommorrow - Today - January 12, 2010

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Better for a great day tomorrow, today.

John B.

Unexpected Places - January 07, 2010

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Listen carefully and add to your information base. New ideas come from unexpected places.

Celia D.

Slow Down Your Decision Making - January 07, 2010

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Don't be in a hurry to make a decision just because you want to check it off your to-do list. Every decision has a right time to be made.

Steve H.

Moderation - January 04, 2010

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Everything in moderation...
Jason M.

Limitations of the Mind - January 04, 2010

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Overcome the limitations your own mind places on obstacles, and you will never find yourself in a situation you cannot overcome.

Matthew N.

Bad Trade - December 27, 2009

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Never trade luck for skill.

Dwayne W.

Better - December 21, 2009

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If You knew better you will do better.

Sophia M.

Your 5 Best Friends - December 19, 2009

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You will go as high as your five closest friends.  Pick your friends wisely.

Phil M., advice from a friend

2 Words - December 17, 2009

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Get Results!

Amanda J., advice from a boss

Courage and Love - December 07, 2009

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Find what you love AND have the courage to do it.

John B.

Everyone Else - December 07, 2009

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Be yourself...Everyone else is taken.

Janna A.

Your Integrity - December 04, 2009

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Only you can take away your integrity.

Dave L.

Patience - December 02, 2009

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This too will pass.

Lynn H

Practice Well - November 28, 2009

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You play as you practice.

Jennifer J., advice from a coach that works well in life also

Scary Words - November 24, 2009

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YES - I Will - I Can

The five scariest words in the English language because once said, you have made a commitment.

John B., from the Goal Setting for Students book

Effectiveness - November 23, 2009

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Efficiency is not always effectiveness.

Dick W.

Truth - November 23, 2009

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In the province of the mind,
what one believes to be true
is either true or becomes true.

Mukesh A.

Respect Each other - November 23, 2009

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As evidenced in today's world where civility seems to have taken a back-seat to everything else; maybe its time to get back to the basics and "respect each other"!

Jerry L.

Let It Go - November 17, 2009

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If you can't change it or fix, just let it go!

Sheila Burt

Follow Through - November 17, 2009

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No matter what, always follow through with what you've committed to do.

Mark V.

Do It First - November 17, 2009

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Do unto others as you would have them do unto you
- only do it first

Peter C.

Serenity - November 17, 2009

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God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change;
Courage to change the things I can;
And the wisdom to know the difference.

Submitted by Mel K.

Your Best Asset - November 13, 2009

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Your reputation is your best asset in tough times.

Laura B.

Your Resume - November 12, 2009

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Before you write your resume, spend time considering your career and life goals. Decide what makes your personal brand compelling to the people who will hire you and work with you.

Nance

Endless Possibilities - November 12, 2009

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The world is filled with endless possibilities. You will never know what you would like to do without trying.

Ann M., advice from her Mother

Never Assume - November 12, 2009

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Never ASSUME....I think you all know the answer why?

Kari C.

Negative Peer Pressure - November 12, 2009

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Be kind to all living things and a friend to many, but mostly be a friend to yourself -don't take to heart hurtful comments or give in to negative peer pressure. After all-you will be living with your

Good Manners - November 12, 2009

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Good manners are the lubricant that can make an awkward situation go smoother.

Learn them if you need them, use them if you got them and never forget them once you have them.

Smart People - November 12, 2009

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Never stop learning. Find the smartest people to hang around, and find out what you can learn from them!

Kathy W.

Fail - November 12, 2009

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Fail forward faster...

Gary W.

- November 12, 2009

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Surround yourself with good honest and trustworthy people and your life will be easier.

Michael B., advice from her father

The Situation - November 12, 2009

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You can't always control the situation, however, you can always control your reaction to the situation.

Debra W.

1/2 Effort = No Effort - November 11, 2009

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No matter what job you are doing you must do it to your best ability. Never give something half of your effort.

Terry R.

Battle Scars - November 11, 2009

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Pick your battles and pick them wisely. You cannot fight over every issue.

Larry M.

Hope - Motion - Success - November 11, 2009

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As long as you have HOPE you are always in MOTION towards SUCCESS.

Marcy R.

Scare You and Excite You - November 11, 2009

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A good goal should scare you a little and excite you a lot.

Marcy R., submitted this quote from Vitale

Think About This One - November 11, 2009

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Words expressing unconditional greatness inspire accomplishments.


Marcy R.

Dream Bigger - November 11, 2009

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....dream bigger, and to get as much support as possible to make those dreams a reality.

Sometimes that means friends and family, sometimes professoinal services. sometimes a great staff

Being Popular - November 11, 2009

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Do what you love.
Show, don't just tell.
Be effective, not popular.

Michelle K.

Dust - November 06, 2009

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Dust yourself off and try again.

Beverly

Learning on the Job - November 06, 2009

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Stay in a job while you're still learning, even if it's not that pleasant. It's time to leave when you're no longer learning!

Tara R.

Thanks Mom - November 06, 2009

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God helps those who help themselves.

Dominic C., advice from her mother

Cash - November 06, 2009

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Cash is King. Remember to make sure you get your cashflow right and you will be alright.

Stephen K.

Arizona - November 06, 2009

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Never buy fresh fish from a guy with Arizona plates on his truck.

Randy B.

Now You Tell Me - November 06, 2009

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He who will not economize will have to agonize.

Maribell K., submitted this quote form Confucius, who lived in China 2,500 years ago. His advice is still on the mark (particularly conside

Tenacity - November 05, 2009

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My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

Louis Pasteur, a quote printed in Nov, '09 edition of Men's Health

Your Choices - November 05, 2009

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Bitch & complain
or
get busy & do

Jeff J.

Dealing with Doo=Doo - November 03, 2009

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To be a bigger leader, you must be willing to handle issues. - More animals in the barn, more doo-doo to deal with.

Orrin M.

Prticipate and Volunteer - November 02, 2009

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Meet as many people as you can.... participate, volunteer, get active. While you are doing that, introduce yourself and meet people. You never know who will meet... who can assist you and who you can

Do Nothing - November 02, 2009

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You always have a choice. Somtimes the choice is to do nothing, sometimes it is hard or unpleasant but there is always a choice.

Marie, advice from her mother

Golden Rule - November 02, 2009

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Live by the Golden Rule; "Do unto others as you would have others do unto you."

Susan K., advice from her mother

You and Others - October 30, 2009

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Do what you do best. Let others do the rest.

Sandra Dee R.

Live For Yourself - October 30, 2009

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Live for yourself.... When life faces you with challenges that seem to difficult to overcome, look within yourself for the answer and follow your heart.

Anita D., advice from a Yogi

It's YOUR Career - October 30, 2009

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Don't ever apologize for where you're at in your career.

Nancy H.

Create One - October 30, 2009

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You have a CHOICE not to participate in the everyday barrage of negativity in life ...
You may CHOOSE to gracefully extract yourself and move to a positive activity
OR create one yoursel

Golden Rule - October 30, 2009

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Always remember the golden rule: "He who has the gold, makes the rules".

Tim M

Reality Check - October 30, 2009

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Most things in life are not as bad as you may fear nor as good as you may hope.

Doug W.

Life Planning - October 27, 2009

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Life Planning before vacation planning.
The idea is to get a sense if who you are and what you value.
Randomness has limits.

Robert M.

Shine vs. Reflect - October 27, 2009

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It is better to shine than to reflect.

Marty C.

Being Happy - October 27, 2009

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There is no way to happiness...hapiness is the way.

Joan M., advice from Dr. Wayne Dyer on his view on being happy.

Shame vs. Shameful - October 27, 2009

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If you try and fail, that is a shame.

If you don't try, that is shameful.

Stephen H.

Marrying - October 27, 2009

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The smart couple knows the wooing never stops.

Meredith M. , advice for people getting engaged to marry

Money Management - October 27, 2009

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Do not live beyond your means.

Susan L., advice from her mother

Intuition - October 27, 2009

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Have confidence in your intuition.... Karen F.

No - October 27, 2009

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"The worst that could happen is that they say NO."

....looking at things from that point of view has given me much more confidence to attempt new endeavors.

Kathryn G., a

Happy vs. Right - October 27, 2009

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You have a choice - you could be right or you could be happy.

I chose to be happy for the past 30 + years.

Michy G.

Business Three I's - October 27, 2009

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Rule of the Three I's -- Get it

IN cash,
IN full,
IN advance

Larry M., advice for business owners

Perfect Solutions - October 21, 2009

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The solution to a problem that may be perfect in your mind may not be...sometimes the "perfect" solution is the one that everyone can agree to...

Thomas W.

Dispair - October 21, 2009

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"Do no dispair, it interferes with work!"


Barbara L., submitted this quote from Florence Nightingale in Crimea when she was not allowed in to help the wounded in the hospital. E

Success and Quitting - October 21, 2009

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"There is no such thing as failure; there is only success and quitting."

Barbara L., quote from Eleanor Roosevelt when she was struggling against considerable odds to establish UNICEF.

Ask - October 21, 2009

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If you ask a question, you look smart!

Kathleen B.

Buy - October 21, 2009

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Buy low, sell high.

Alex A.

Hard Things - October 21, 2009

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Do the hardest things on the list first.

Bruce G.

Overreacting - October 17, 2009

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Listen more, talk less. It helps you to strategize what you will say next. It also helps you to process what is being said without overreacting or "assuming".

Jane C.

The Reward - October 15, 2009

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"The Dream is Clear, To Believe is the Reward" -

Stacey K., advice from her father

Tried & True - October 14, 2009

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Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

&

What goes around comes around.

Lauren M.

Smart People - October 14, 2009

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A key to success is to not be afraid to surround yourself with people smarter than you are.

Carl R.

What We Learn - October 14, 2009

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The only regret one should have in life is that life was too short. Decisions can be right or wrong. What makes them GOOD is what we learn from them.

Rob W.

Smile - October 14, 2009

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Smile

Tricia M.

The Biggest Room in the World - October 14, 2009

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The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement and I spend a lot of time there.

Jim G.

Read the Directions - October 14, 2009

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If at first you don't succeed, read the directions

Jim G.

A Fine Young Man - October 14, 2009

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You are a fine young man. Now is the time when you begin to become who you will be. Remember, situations never remain static. They are dynamic and change when you least expect them to. Your abilit

Mosquito Bite - October 14, 2009

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If you ever thought you were too small to make a difference, you have never been bitten by a mosquito!

Jane T.

Commenting - October 14, 2009

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Always listen first, before choosing to make a decision, commenting or taking action.

Norma R.

Measuring Goodness - October 14, 2009

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....we "measure goodness by what we create and who we include."  Respect for all people is of paramount importance on the path towards success.

Norma R.

My Existence - October 14, 2009

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Regardless of the experiences I've had in life, my existence on earth is important and I matter.

Haydee

Do Something Else - October 14, 2009

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1. Be respectful
2. Be honest
3. Be ethical
4. When you can't be all three, move on to something better!

Stephanie S.

Mediocrity - October 14, 2009

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"Only a mediocre person is always at his best."

...it is important to never accept mediocrity. It is essential to be open to new ideas and continue to learn in order to improve your lif

The Mirror - October 14, 2009

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Always do the right thing - you will always be able to look yourself in the mirror!

Cheryl M.

Goal Setting Presentation - October 09, 2009

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Goal Setting For Students

The PowerPoint presentation --Goal Setting for Students--has been a HUGH success. The fact that it was free certainly helped.

In less than mont

Anything & Everything - October 08, 2009

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She told me that I could do anything that I wanted to do. And that is what I tried to follow throughout my college, then career years.

Valerie B., advice from her mother

Teaching Others - October 08, 2009

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You teach people how to treat you.

Kelly K.

Your Last Try - October 08, 2009

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The only time you fail is the last time you try...

Alfred A.

Destiny by the Foot - October 08, 2009

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Just put one foot in front of the other and your destiny will take you where you need to be

Laura M.

Our Deepest Fear - October 08, 2009

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"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 . . . as we let our l

Focus - October 08, 2009

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Keep the main thing the main thing

Bob H.

Not for Everyone - October 08, 2009

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Innovation & creativity is not for everyone, only for the ones that aspire to become the best-of-class.

Evan S.

Money - October 08, 2009

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Find out how finances work. Ask your parents about bills, mortgates, interest on loans. Figure out how it all works. This way you can make an informed decision about what you want in life and, cru

Pigeon vs. Statue - October 08, 2009

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Not everyday is a sunny day. Some days you're the pigeon. Some days you're the statue.

Jimmy, advice on a sign at Jimmy John's restaurant

Compromise - October 07, 2009

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Never compromise in your life be it anything.

Indrajoy B.

How - October 07, 2009

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How you do anything is how you do everything.

Tom C.

Pay the Price - October 07, 2009

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You have to be willing to pay the price.

Everyone sets goals and wants results - but how many are actually willing to pay the price for success? This was the question and advice that I

The Monkey - October 07, 2009

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Remember the story of the monkey and the jar of nuts.

When the monkey put his hand in the jar and pocked a few nuts he could take them out and enjoy.

But, if he got greed

Pay Attention - October 07, 2009

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Everything you'll pay attention to, will grow

Carlos E.

Finish College - October 07, 2009

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Finish college it will pay you well over your entire life.

(I wanted to quit because I was making good money working construction)

Brock B., advice from his father

Respect - October 07, 2009

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If you demand respect you'll get compliance but if you earn respect you'll get dedication and loyalty.

Cynthia W-C., advice from an old boss

For YOUR Future - October 07, 2009

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Network, Network, Network!

Regina K.

Destiny - October 07, 2009

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Destiny is a choice. .... Learn courage, remain humble and do what's right for the greater good.

Susie J.

Pay Attention - October 07, 2009

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Everything you'll pay attention to, will grow

Carlos E.

The Monkey - October 07, 2009

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Remember the story of the monkey and the jar of nuts.

When the monkey put his hand in the jar and pocked a few nuts he could take them out and enjoy.

But, if he got greedy

Strength vs. Weakness - October 07, 2009

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Your greatest strength is your greatest weakness.

Mary Beth M.

Doubt - October 07, 2009

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When in doubt throw it out.

Maris S.

One Thing Rule - October 07, 2009

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The one thing rule always works.
Teach one thing at a time. Do one thing at a time. Resolve one thing at a time.

Hilkka M.

Responding in Anger - October 07, 2009

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Never return a phone call, message, email, etc. when angry, especially if the person you are contacting is the cause of that anger.

Sheri W.

Lose More - October 07, 2009

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Winners always lose more than losers, because losers quit. Successful people do things that the masses are not doing, in order to have tomorrow what the masses can not have. If you get knocked down,

Cherish - October 01, 2009

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....Cherish your relationships (spouse, children, parent, friend, business partner, client etc).
Make sure you touch these people 1 day per week, 1 weekend per month, and 1 week per year. You w

Come Alive - October 01, 2009

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Don't ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Jana P., submitted the q

More Than What Is Expectation - October 01, 2009

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Underpromise; over deliver.

Ellen J., submitted a quote from Tom Peters

Your Sundial - September 30, 2009

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Don't be a sundial in the shade.

Look for your true talents, things you learn quicker than the people around you, and focus on developing those. Don't worry too much about fixing things

Right vs. Wrong - September 30, 2009

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Right is right, even if everyone is against it and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.

Kim D.

Courage of Your Convictions - September 30, 2009

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A mentor once said: Its important to have the courage of your convictions. If you don't stand up for yourself, no one else will do it for you, and its unlikely anyone will join you in setting things r

People - September 30, 2009

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Big people talk about ideas.
Average folk talk about places.
Little people talk about other people.

Dan A..

IF - September 30, 2009

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IF you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
But make allowance for their doubting too;<

Your Mouth - September 30, 2009

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Never pass up the opportunity to keep your mouth shut!

Mike C.

Lead to Your Success - September 30, 2009

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Be very dedicated to whatever professional goal that you set for yourself. While you may change directions or careers, your commitment, ambition, and dedication will lead to your success.

Rules to Live By - September 30, 2009

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Learn from the past
Prepare for the future,
Perform for the moment.

Barbara L., advice from Mark van Hoozer

7 P's - September 30, 2009

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Planned Prior Preparation Prevents Pretty Poor Performance (the 7 P's)

Darlene OE, advice from a former employer

TV Time - September 30, 2009

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Time you spend watching TV is time you could spend developing skills and knowledge to help you be the best at what you do.

Randy P.

Networking - September 25, 2009

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Always keep networking. Regardless if you are in a great job or never intend to move...always keep networking.

Steve R.

Integrity - September 25, 2009

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Let integrity lead the way!

Tamika H.

Two vs. One - September 25, 2009

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You have one month and two ears.

Listen twice as much as you talk!

Shaun K.

Your Actions - September 25, 2009

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Your actions are your best advice.

Suresh V

Live Life - September 25, 2009

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Live life as it comes.

When I am sad or down in life I don't regret or give up. Live life as it comes saying use to boost me up with lot of energy to win the situations in life.

First Things First - September 25, 2009

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Believe in yourself first if you want the world to believe in you.

Kumar P

Think Ahead - September 25, 2009

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Measure twice, cut once.

Jim W., advice from an uncle

Surround Myself - September 25, 2009

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.... surround myself with people whose gifts and abilities were different or greater than my own.

Jeremy B.

Negative Situations - September 25, 2009

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Always be possitive, even in negative situations. Be nice and courteous to everyone from the receptionist to the CEO.

Bob A.

A Good One - September 25, 2009

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THINK !

Mike K.

Life's Bridges - September 25, 2009

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Sometimes the hardest thing in life is to know which bridge to cross and which bridge to burn.

Susan R., a David Russell quote shared with her by a mentor

Be - September 25, 2009

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Be authentic.

Margaret M.

Daily Question - September 25, 2009

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Ask yourself once a day, "Have I made a difference in someone's life?"

Margaret M.

Identify Your Adversary - September 25, 2009

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Identify your adversary, be it a task or competitor, and never underestimate its prowess.

Robert J.

Quiet Time - September 25, 2009

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Have every day a quiet moment for yourself (this does not mean you have to be lazy!)

Gino V., advice from a minister

Think Long Term - September 25, 2009

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Think long term, act short term

Gino V., advice from a minister

Being Wrong - September 25, 2009

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Being wrong is OK.

Attempting to convince everyone that you really were right is a waste of their time and yours.

Phil G.

Easier Than Lying - September 25, 2009

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Anyone can make mistakes and anyone can be wrong. Don't lie about it, just take responsibility for it. The truth is a lot easier than a lie.

Phil G.

Overcoming Obstacles - September 25, 2009

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If you want something badly enough you will find a way to achieve it. no matter what the obstacle.

Dina J.

Really Listen - September 25, 2009

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.... really listen to what someone had to say.

Often people listen with half an ear and miss important information or nuances that are part of the communication process. ....Drop what y

Company - September 25, 2009

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You are the company you keep.

Susan B.

Tough Times - September 25, 2009

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Tough times don't last .... Tough people DO!

Peter A., note there is a very good book by Robert Schuller with this title

Team Members - September 25, 2009

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The most effective team leaders are the ones who recognize "it's not about me" and keep this top of mind.

Claudia S.

The Desiderata - September 25, 2009

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Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.

As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly

Make Yourself Uncomfortable - September 23, 2009

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Make yourself uncomfortable sometimes. When you get outside your comfort zone, you are open to new ideas and new experiences that can change your life.

Eileen GK

Don't Be Aggressive - September 23, 2009

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Listen to everyone even if he/she is wrong. Don't be aggressive try to sort it out in a congeal manner.

Satyajeet D.

The Power of Fear - September 23, 2009

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... I realize how this simple phrase was at the heart of the education I received.

...being persistent and never letting fear becoming anxiety or panic.

Fear enhances you

Smile - September 23, 2009

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Remember to smile -- even when you don't really feel like it!

You will feel better and others will want to be around you. Employers, colleagues and customers like happy, positive people

Accountability - September 23, 2009

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Accept accountability for your own choices.

Stacey L.

Experience Speaks - September 23, 2009

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Giving and receiving advice is a risky process. It is better, instead, to speak from experience and let the other party draw whatever conclusions that they choose.

Bob F

Chance - September 23, 2009

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As long as the other person is talking, you have a chance.

James K.

Learning - September 23, 2009

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Listen to everyone but do your own thing.

Surinder S.i

Making the Adjustment - September 23, 2009

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Dad would pick me up every Friday and take me home. He would also say: "Vicki, you always have a home. But remember, if others can make the adjustment, so can you. If they can do it, YOU can do it."

Get Smart - September 23, 2009

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Don't get angry, get smart.

Vickie K.

Happiness - September 23, 2009

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Happiness is something we choose in advance, free your heart from hate, free your mind from worry, live simply, give more & expect less.

Marwa N

Somethings - September 23, 2009

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It is better to want something you don't have than to have something you don't want"

Walter E

Want the Answer? - September 23, 2009

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Don't ask a question unless you really want the answer.

Dennis LC

Only Two Choice - September 23, 2009

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Do or do not, there is no try.

Yoda, Jedi master, from the "Star Wars" series

Up and Down - September 23, 2009

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Be nice to people on your way up..... you never know when or where you'll meet them on your way back down.

Frazer I.

You Are Unique - September 23, 2009

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... recognize that my way of seeing was unique, my own. My thoughts: Nail down those imaginative thoughts, on paper, ... don't be pinned down by limitations of others. Share your creativity with th

Speaking Our Mind - September 23, 2009

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Moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous as irresponsible talk.

The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Cautious, careful people, always casti

Control - September 23, 2009

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You can't always control a situation, but you can always control how you react.

David F., advice from Elie Wiesel, Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor

Getting Noticed - September 23, 2009

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Hard work rarely goes unnoticed -- now that's a motivator to me.

Mieko.

I'm Doing Sometthing - September 23, 2009

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...if someone is trying to make my life difficult, it's only because I am out there doing something instead of nothing.

Mieko

Pretend - September 23, 2009

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Pretend to be enthusiastic when you are not enthusiastic, and it helps to say it out loud with a smile ---"I am enthusiastic."

Mieko, quote from Dale Carnegie

Don't Try - September 23, 2009

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I can't please everyone, so don't even try.

Mieko, advice from her aunt

Remember Others - September 21, 2009

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1. Take good account of pennies and the million dollars will follow suit.

2. Others have made it great and so can you, but remember others have fallen from great height so tread caref

Stay Hungry - September 21, 2009

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Stay focussed, stay hungry and be smarter than the best competitor regardless of your field.

Vibhas S.

Sales Manager Wisdom - September 21, 2009

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1. Just do it (said long before Nike coined the phrase)

2. Do what you say you're going to do.

Simple and yet key.

Jim M.

Your Choice - September 21, 2009

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You can choose how you feel.

Dee B.

Procrastination - September 21, 2009

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It is easier to apologize than to ask permission. This has helped me break through a lot of procrastination over the years.

Marc B

Go Out and Play - September 21, 2009

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To me, this means, go out of the box, think hard about and find out what you really enjoy doing, .....

Selda M.

The Simplest Way - September 21, 2009

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Be truthful! That's the simplest of all.

Vinayak J.

He Knew - September 21, 2009

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At age 19, standing in the back of the church in my beautiful wedding gown, hundreds of gifts piled up at home, music playing, people turning around, my Dad leaned down and looked me in the eyes and w

Help! - September 18, 2009

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Don't be afraid to ask for information or a helping hand.

Most people are very willing to give you the benefit of their knowledge and experience -- and appreciate you reached out rath

The Importance of Nice - September 18, 2009

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It's nice to be important, but is more important to be nice.

Flaviu B.

Be Sincere - September 18, 2009

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Dream BIG, visualize it, and do what it takes to make it happen.

Always be sincere.

Liz G.

Gravestone Message - September 18, 2009

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Nobody wants "He worked too hard" written on their gravestone.

Mike C.

Experience - September 18, 2009

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Experience is just a word for the sum of all the stupidities you did during your life and is only valid to the person who has it,  for it is related to a specific individual at a specific time and d

A Coconut - September 18, 2009

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A problem is like a coconut,  the solution is inside.

To reach it,  you have to break it into pieces

and the hardest part is the outside.

Gilles H.

Forward Looking - September 18, 2009

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Keep moving-- don't look back.

Hiral G.

Thanks Grandfather - September 18, 2009

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1. Never be too busy earning a living to make any money.

2. Decide whatever it is you want to do - and then do a lot of it.

Anthony D.,  advice form his grandfather

Kindness Starts With... - September 18, 2009

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Be kind to yourself.

Michelle F.

Mistakes - September 18, 2009

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You can make a million and one mistakes, just don't make the same one twice!

Shawn S.

Keep On..... - September 18, 2009

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If you rest, you rust!  Keep learning,  keep hiking,  keep pursuing education,  keep working out, keep reaching,  keep building,  keep planning,   keep on camping,  keep saving,  keep golfing,  keep

Stay Loose - September 18, 2009

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Be flexible.

Sheila N.

Cash vs. Credit - September 18, 2009

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There are two things you need in life: cash and credit, sometimes credit is better.

William F.,  advice from his Dad

Humor - September 18, 2009

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Keep a good sense of humor. It's amazing how that works in all aspects of life. You get into a lot fewer disagreements if you can laugh about things, and you'll keep a much better attitude if you can

Your Gift to Yourself - September 18, 2009

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Spend time discovering your innate gifts and offer that to the world. You will not only be happier, but you will make more money doing it!

Staci C.

Marriage - September 18, 2009

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Marry the right person. This one decision will determine 90% of your happiness or misery.

Michael D.

Stupid Test - September 18, 2009

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"I'm not going to tell you what to do and what not to do. Just don't do anything stupid."

The "stupid" test has been working for me for almost 40 years now, in every situation.

The Value of Humor - September 18, 2009

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Keep a good sense of humor. It's amazing how that works in all aspects of life. You get into a lot fewer disagreements if you can laugh about things, and you'll keep a much better attitude if you can

Yes - No - September 18, 2009

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Never say NO when you could say YES... and never say YES when you should say NO

Geoff V.

Eating Your Words - September 18, 2009

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Make sure the words you use with other people are soft, warm, sweet and delicious for you never know when you will have to eat them.

Jeff B.

Hammering - September 18, 2009

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The harder the hammering the stronger the steel.

Nancy A., advice from her Dad

Moumental Problems - September 18, 2009

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"Don't Sweat the Small Stuff....and it's All Small Stuff" (Great book)

Read it when you are the age that EVERY PROBLEM in your life seems monumental!

Angie L.

www.GoalSettingForStudents.com - September 18, 2009

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The Goal Setting for Students website is now #1 listing when you Google "goal setting" Thank you

Readers - September 18, 2009

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Readers Become Leaders

Amanda A., advice from her dad

Finances - September 18, 2009

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Find out how finances work.

Ask your parents about bills, mortgages, interest on loans.  Figure out how it all works.  This way you can make an informed decision about what you want i

Making Things Better - September 18, 2009

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Always try to leave things a little better than you found them.

Sacha L.

Back Stabbing People - September 18, 2009

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When people start back stabbing you then it means you are ahead of them.
Nitin, advice from her manager

Take Care - September 18, 2009

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To listen to my own needs in the first place.  If not, it's difficult to take care of others.

Jean L-L

Immediate Answers - September 18, 2009

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Not everything requires an immediate answer. Sometimes the most important part of a conversation is the pauses while you really think about what you are going to say.
Not everything requires an

True Essence - September 17, 2009

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Never let anyone tell you , you cant do it.  Stay true to yourself,  carry yourself with dignity,  be truthful,  always help others,  and never give up on your dreams.

You will fail ,

Simple - September 17, 2009

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Keep it simple.

Michael L.

Fans vs. Customers - September 17, 2009

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We don't have customers....we have fans.

John K., about his company

Forgiveness - September 17, 2009

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Forgiveness is for me.

Kat H.

Money Well Spent - September 17, 2009

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Money spent on travel and education is never wasted.

Lucy D.

T-Shirt Smarts - September 17, 2009

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"Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups."



Gary j., advice from a T-shirt

Marriage - September 17, 2009

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Never do at the beginning of a marriage what you don't want to be doing for the next 25 years.

Lisa R.



The Rest Will Follow - September 17, 2009

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Work hard.  Not to impress others, but for yourself.  The rest will follow.

Brenda Q.

You - September 17, 2009

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Know who your.

Like who you are.

Be who you are.

Tamara V.

8 Lessons All Dads Should Teach - September 17, 2009

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Words are valuable - Teach them
Tantrums earn you nothing
Competition leads to confidence
Quitting is hard
Other people's feelings mat

Give It a Name - September 15, 2009

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When you face your fear, give it a name, it becomes less intimidating. You are an example to others everyday. Be a positive leader!

Eagleyeski
Paula N.

Wherever we Go - September 15, 2009

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Stop holding on to past mistakes. They keep you from moving forward.

Paula N.

Too Busy - September 14, 2009

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Don't be so busy saying what you won't do that
you don't have time to do things you say you will do.

Miranda B., advice from her grandfather

Outcomes - September 10, 2009

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Focus on outcomes.

Max N.

Book - Goal Setting For Students - September 09, 2009

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The award winning Goal Setting for Students book helps parents, teachers

and group leaders teach students how to apply the goal setting principles

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Your Space - September 09, 2009

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Own your space. Whether it is school, work sports, relationships, etc. - take ownership if you want a bright future.

Erin B., advice from her mother

Smile - September 09, 2009

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Smile and light up someone else's world.

Harriett J., advice from her mother

Not with Your Memory - September 08, 2009

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Think with your visualization, not with your memory.

Jim S.

Soar - September 06, 2009

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Soar HIGH
Javis H.

Life as a Teacher - September 04, 2009

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"Life itself is your teacher, and you are in constant state of learning."

Jenny B., a quote from Bruce Lee

Seize the Moment - September 01, 2009

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Don't let fear cause you to miss an opportunity. Seize the moment. Take smart risks by taking action on your plans.
Alice K., advice from a school counselor

Listening Types - August 31, 2009

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There are three types of listening:
- Listening for enjoyment
- Listening to learn
- Listening for an opening so you can talk
Gail P., advice from her Mom

True Respect - August 25, 2009

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True respect is given and it's mutual.
Jen Z., advice from her Dad

Worry - August 19, 2009

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Worry together; get the facts; make a plan and then act on the plan.
Pixie M.

TV - August 19, 2009

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The important things in life will not come to you while you sit and watch TV.Bill W.

Score - August 18, 2009

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Keeping score, improves the score.
Derek W.

Invest in Yourself - August 18, 2009

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....the best advice I can give is to invest in yourself.
Susan FF., advice from Warren Buffett

Don't Do the Easy Things First - August 18, 2009

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First things first. Do what needs to be done now not simpy the easiest task. Also make the call that you don't want to make first.
Simon G.

Focused - August 18, 2009

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Stay focused...
Michael KG

The Price of Opportunity is Risk - August 18, 2009

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The price of opportunity is risk - when you look back at your life, your greatest disappointments will be what you didn't pursue.
Patricia H.

Dare Before Declare - August 18, 2009

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Dare......and try it.......before you wanna declare your failure.......
Nilesh W.

Think BIG - August 18, 2009

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Don't think too much, but if you think, think BIG.

Peter D.


Your Reputation - August 18, 2009

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.....Jobs, mission, titles, organizations would always change. So they weren't reliable goals. Instead develop a reputation for developing great ideas, planning them out, implementing them, and

Life's Lessons - August 18, 2009

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There are no failures - just experiences and your reactions to them. Shree V.

PUSH - August 18, 2009

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Keep Pushing your limits all the time .....

P ush
U ntil
S omething
H appens
Ajay S.

NO - August 18, 2009

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LEARN TO SAY "NO."
Shishir V.

God...Assumptions...Coin...Honest...Patience - August 18, 2009

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God will do only the BEST for you.

Never make any ASSUMPTIONS.

There's always another side to the coin.

Be Honest about Who you are and what you are.

Deminish a Limitation - August 18, 2009

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A change can only bring a benefit if, and only if, it diminishes a limitation."
David W., quote from E. Goldratt


Life's Center - August 18, 2009

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Do your job well and don't make it the center of your life.
Shobhana M.

Know Yourself - August 18, 2009

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The person of intellect is the one who questions his own opinions, and does not trust what his self incites him to do.
Raza A.

Do You Need a Security Blanket? - August 18, 2009

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Do exactly what you would do if you felt most secure.
Peter D. , a quote from Meister Eckhart 1260-1328

Inaction Has a Price - August 18, 2009

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The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake
Peter D. , a quote from Meister Eckhart 1260-1328

Live Life - August 18, 2009

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Life is too short to care so much about the things that are out of your control.
Dominic C.

Play It As It Lies - August 18, 2009

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Play it as it lies...in other word, turn EVERYTHING live throws your way into victory. There simply is no other logical or sane reaction to tragedy.
David R.

Love vs. Respect - August 18, 2009

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You can learn to love anyone but do you have the highest respect for him/her?
Dorothy MK., advise form an advisor

Solving What? - August 18, 2009

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Define the problem correctly before solving it!!!
Amit K.

Nothing is All..... - August 18, 2009

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Nothing in life is either all good or all bad
Janis G.

A Plum - August 18, 2009

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If you want a plum.....you have to ask for it
No one will come and offer it to you...

Saket V.

Dream - August 18, 2009

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Be positive even if there is no hope, keep working hard and dreaming about a better future ...

Yves A.

Kharma - August 18, 2009

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What you give is what you receive.

Tom O.

Never Take - August 13, 2009

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Never take advice from someone who has not done what you're thinking of doing.
Dave M.

Nothing, Something & Everything - August 13, 2009

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Nothing is lost when wealth is lost.
Something is lost when health is lost.
Everything is lost when character is lost.
Raj R.

Extra - August 13, 2009

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The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little bit 'extra'. Paul M.

Returning People - August 13, 2009

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To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.Sreejith P.

Dude - This is the Pace - August 13, 2009

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I had just moved up to the varsity level on my school's cross country running team. In the middle of a race I asked a teammate, "When is the lead pack going to settle into the race pace?" His respon

Questions vs. Answers - August 13, 2009

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If you can't handle the answer, don't ask the question.Jan H.

Being Remembered - August 13, 2009

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When it's all said and done, how do YOU want to be remembered. Ask others what they think about you. .... Actions speak louder than words. Be humble and thank those around you. Be coachable, yet i

Refresh, Plan, Initiate - August 13, 2009

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Every day is a new day; refresh, plan, initiate, act to your full satisfaction.... and leave the rest; result will follow for sure... Shyam S.

What Are You Doing? - August 13, 2009

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If you continue to do what you do, you continue to be where you are...... Shyam S.

Fall Forward - August 13, 2009

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If you're going to fall, fall forward - not back. Wendy W., advice from a bossPosted by Wendy Walker

Choice - August 13, 2009

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Doing the right thing is seldom the easiest or most popular choice. Edwin T.

Dishonest Foundation - August 13, 2009

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Be honest with yourself and with others. You can't make good decisions if you're not honest with yourself, and you can't build lasting relationships on dishonest foundations. Brad C.

Your Real Limiting Factor - August 13, 2009

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Define your own self worth. Help others build self worth. You are the only real llimiting factor in your success. The rest is just hard work and choices. Jo-Ann M.

Take Things Seriously - August 13, 2009

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In business, don't take things personally, take them seriously. Wendy Y.

Ears are Important - August 13, 2009

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You sell with your ears.....not with your mouth. Karl S-J.

Understand First - August 13, 2009

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.....seek first to understand then to be understood". My mistakes have often been as a result of not following this very simple advice. Robert F.

Humble - August 13, 2009

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Success hasn't ruined as many people as failure, but it's a lot closer than you think. You can be successful and humble simultaneously. Jack D.

Being Out Sold - August 13, 2009

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If your not out selling you're being out sold.Mike R.

Your Best Work - August 13, 2009

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To the degree that you can, work with people that you respect and who respect you. That's where you'll do your best work and enjoy the greatest satisfaction. Life is too short to suffer with idiots

Defeat Defeat - August 13, 2009

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Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to qui

Tell Your Children? - August 13, 2009

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Never do anything in life that you would be ashamed to tell your parents or your children. Rajnish J.

Activity vs. Accomplishment - August 13, 2009

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Never confuse activity with accomplishment. Brian W.

Wherever We Go - August 12, 2009

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Remember: "we take ourselves wherever we go". Erika B.

Your Comfort Zone - August 12, 2009

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Personal growth is more likely to be realized when you're not afraid to get outside your "comfort zone." Todd W., advice from a teacher

Use Your Own Yardstick - August 12, 2009

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"Be Yourself" .......it has meant having conviction, accepting my limitations and building upon my strengths. It has meant looking to myself for leadership, and measuring my life by my own yardstick,

Put Yourself Out There - August 12, 2009

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If you want to succeed, you have to put yourself out there."That has meaning for me on so many levels. Frank I., advice from an artist friend

Advice from a Mentor - August 12, 2009

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Improve your communication and leadership skills. Kim T-F., advice from a mentorPosted by Kin Tue-Fee

Modesty - August 12, 2009

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When you become a leader, don't leave your modesty so far behind that you can't find it when you need it the most.....Ankesh A., advice from grandfather

The Power of the Present - August 12, 2009

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Realization is the power of the present situation..--- The moment you realize something....you can change it.(context of human potential)Ankesh A., advice from grandfather

Deep Dive - August 12, 2009

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You cannot solve a problem unless you get deep into it.... don't expect problems to go away,--- face them ---deep dive---solve them.Ankesh A., advice from grandfather.

Great Life - August 12, 2009

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If you want to be successful and live a great life, look for something every day you can do for someone else, do it...and don't get found out. Bill C.

Contribute - August 12, 2009

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Learn, Contribute and Grow in all the spheres of life!!! Hemant P.

Keep Walking - August 12, 2009

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"Keep walking"... don't stop no matter what the circumstances... no matter how many people push you down... get up, brush yourself and keep going... Nidhi C.

Think with..... - July 30, 2009

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Think with your visualization, not with your memory.Jim S.

Procrastination - July 25, 2009

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When I find myself getting overwhelmed with tasks and want to procrastinate, I remember the saying from a past sports shoe commercial: "Just Do It." It helps me snap back to reality and know that onc

DO - July 07, 2009

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Don't wait....Think....Plan......DOJeff J., advice from his father

You Will Be Rewarded - July 01, 2009

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Do what you love and have a passion for and you will be rewarded both financially and emotionally.Cathleen W

Looking Good - Feeling Good - June 30, 2009

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When you look your best, you'll do your best.Ann K., advice from her mother-in-law

Catchy Phrases Aren't Enough - June 29, 2009

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.... avoid cliches and sayings you can find on a poster in your dorm room. Think more substantively about WHAT you want to acheive and HOW you plan on starting to reach those goals.....there is no s

Working on Something Positive - June 24, 2009

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Stay away from people who don't work. We need to keep ourselves occupied, if someone isn't working at something positive then the chances are they are working at something negative. David T., advic

Don't Be Late - June 24, 2009

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Be here now. Robert G.

The BEST - June 14, 2009

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If you want to be the best - You have to beat the rest.Kyle D. , advice from his father

Everyone Makes Them - June 12, 2009

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Mistakes - everyone makes them. Learn from them. Don't let them rule your life.Jennifer J., advice from her mother

Tomorrow - June 11, 2009

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Tomorrow is not guaranteed, but thankfully it keeps showing up. Be grateful for it.

Present - May 31, 2009

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The present is a present.Matt B.

Often - May 31, 2009

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Listen often.Smile often.Laugh often.Jeff J., advice for his dad

What You Value - May 22, 2009

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What you measure is what you value.Tom H.

Put Downs - May 15, 2009

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There is a difference between constructive criticism and put downs.One helps -- The other hurts (a lot).Mike P., advice from a teacher

Visualization - May 15, 2009

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Define YOUR success.Then, visualize yourself succeeding!Tariq K., advice from his mom

Reckless Spending - May 14, 2009

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Materialism isn't everything, but as you start thinking towards the future (marriage, home buying, children, etc.), you don't want reckless spending during your teens and 20s to limit your vision for

Money Management - May 14, 2009

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Learn the importance of saving and good money management.  Your 20s will come and go quickly and without the right financial mindset, you will be looking back and wondering what you have to show for i

Q-Tip - May 13, 2009

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Q-Tip! Quit Taking It Personally. Jessica F.

Arrogance - May 08, 2009

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Don't get arrogant,...arrogant people make mistakes that they can not see.........Tony P., advice from his wife.  He admits that at first he did not take her advice, lost everything and then had to c

Wave Theory - May 08, 2009

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When you are riding one of life's crests or positive "waves" enjoy the view, but keep paddling.When you are in one of life's down cycles paddle harder, smarter and you will see the view again.Pat B.

Do It Now - May 08, 2009

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Don't put off tomorrow what you can do today.Ryan S.

It's YOUR Day - May 08, 2009

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No one has permission to ruin your day!Ryan S.

Not Harder - May 08, 2009

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Work Smarter, not Harder.Christina H.

C.A.N.I. - May 08, 2009

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CANI - Constant And Neverending ImprovementNever underestimate the power of CANI Gregory U.P

Finding Fault - May 05, 2009

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It can't aways be the other person's fault.Mandie F., advice my dad gave me 20 years ago when I was a teenager

Best Friends - May 04, 2009

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Your best friends sometimes are a paper,  a pen and your thoughts.Think Ahead!Alexa F., advice from her mother

Too Busy Saying No - April 29, 2009

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Don't be so busy saying what you won't do that you don't have time to do things you say you will do.Miranda B., advice from her grandfather

But I Want To - April 29, 2009

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Do what you haved to do BEFORE you do what you want to do.Kyle D., advice from his grandfather

Create the Future - April 27, 2009

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"The best way to predict the future - is to create it!"  I use this concept constantly to motivate myself & (hopefully) those I work with.   Isabell M., a quote from Peter Drucker  

Trust Your Boss - April 26, 2009

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If you can't trust the people you are working with, urgently start looking for something else. Allan G. 

Ownership - April 26, 2009

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Own your space.  Whether it is school, work sports, relationships, etc. - take ownership of it you want a bright future.Erin B., advice from her mother

Anger Management - April 24, 2009

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If you don't control your anger, it will control you. Marie D.

Did You Make a Difference Today? - April 24, 2009

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At the end of the day you feel as though you accomplished something,  then you made a difference. If you NEVER feel this way then you are ultimately wasting not only your time but the time of those

Busy is Better - April 24, 2009

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It is better to go to bed every evening wondering how you are going to get everything done,then it is to wake up thinking what is there to do.Michelle K.

Toxic Relationships - April 24, 2009

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If a relationship you are developing is toxic at the beginning, it will be toxic as it continues. Don't start with toxic relationships and certainly don't feel committed to letting them continue.  M

Rent Free - April 24, 2009

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Don't let negative thoughts live rent free in your head.Greg B.

Your Control - April 24, 2009

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If it's beyond your control, let it go!Never sweat the small things!Brenda P.

Smile - April 24, 2009

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Have a positive attitude.  Smile when approaching others and have good eye contact. Kim D.

Survival - April 24, 2009

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Give it a year.  You can do  survive anything for 1 year.  Colleen C.

We Did It Ourselves - April 24, 2009

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When the best leader's work is done the people say, 'We did it ourselves!'Phil M.

Everything - April 24, 2009

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Everything will work out in the end!Jing W.

More Than College - April 24, 2009

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Don't let college get in the way of your education.Ed G., advice from his father

On Time - April 24, 2009

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Be on time. To be late is to be inconsiderate of the other(s) involved.  Jania A.

Find a New Job - April 24, 2009

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When you find yourself working for a boss that you don't get along with,  find a new job because it is not likely that the situation will resolve itself. Marc G.

Love the Challenge - April 24, 2009

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Never take a job for the money, but rather, take a job where you love the challenge and enjoy coming to work each day.  Marc G., from his father-in-law

Company You Keep - April 24, 2009

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You ARE known by the company you keep.  Stay away from bad people and negative people. Cheryl B.

Street Slang - April 24, 2009

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Learn to communicate properly on paper and in speech. Leave the street slang for your friends.Cheryl B.

More Wealth - April 24, 2009

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Save a little money back each month.  Yes even when you're starting out--do this faithfully and you'll have more wealth than you can imagine. Cheryl B.

Stand Your Ground - April 24, 2009

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Make sure your convictions are those worth having, but then stick up for them and learn how to hold your ground. Cheryl B.

Learning - April 24, 2009

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Never pass up the opportunity to learn something.Cheryl B.

No One Else Will - April 24, 2009

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You will likely remember every embarrassing moment in your life. Rest assured that probably no one else will. Cheryl B.

Be Bold - April 24, 2009

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Be bold--yes, sometimes that gets you in trouble, but then no one remembers the quiet person in the back of the class.Cheryl B.

Simplicity vs. Details - April 24, 2009

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Simplicity defines our service and detail defines our mission. Todd D

Sweating - April 23, 2009

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Don't let them see you sweat.  Whether you agree with his politics or not, President Obama is putting a face on that statement.   He looks like he is in control, has a plan and is making it work.Again

Payback is a Blessing - April 21, 2009

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Often you here - "Payback is a bitch."  But it can also be a blessing.  When someone is doing something nice for you to payback something positive you did for them - that's a blessing.Mike P.

The Weather - April 20, 2009

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There is more to talk about than complaining about the weather,Liz G.

The Power of One - April 20, 2009

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Before you quit - exercise the Power of One.  Whatever you are doing, do one more of it.  One more push up, make one additional sales call, read one nore chapter in your book or do one more homework a

Unto others - April 17, 2009

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Do unto others as you want them to do unto you.Kehaulani G.

Walk and Talk - April 17, 2009

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Walk the walk, not talk the talk.Kehaulani G., lesson learned from Girl Scouts

Risk - April 09, 2009

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Never underestimate the value of taking a risk on yourself.  It's the best risk you can take. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.Roshini R.

Burning Bridges - April 09, 2009

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Don't burn your bridges . . . you never know when you might need them.John M., advice from his dad

Someone Else Will - April 09, 2009

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Make a plan for yourself or someone else will do it for you.John C.

Negotiating - April 09, 2009

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When you are negotiating, ask them what they WANT;  most of the time it will be a lot less than what you were already thinking of GIVING!" Scott B., advice from his dad

Blaming Others - April 09, 2009

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If you are over 30 and consider yourself an adult, and yet you still blame your parents for your problems, you are wrong on both accounts!Scott B.

Who? - April 09, 2009

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Know who your.Like who you are.Be who you are.Tamara V.

Three R's - April 08, 2009

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The three R's.  Respect myself.  Respect others.  Take Responsibility for all your actions.Kay T.

Art of Business - April 08, 2009

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The art of good business is always being a good middleman.Gregory U.

Diligence - April 08, 2009

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Never give up! With hard work, perseverance and diligence, a person can be an achiever in life.Elma M.

Help Others - April 08, 2009

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You can have everything in life that you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.Jack S., submitted a quote from Zig Ziglar

Effort - April 07, 2009

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Advice is free. Success and action take effort.James H.

Earn More - April 07, 2009

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To earn more - read more, learn more, do more.Elizabeth M.

Your Way - April 07, 2009

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Follow your own intuition and lead your own life, your way! Barbara G.

Pass Failure - April 07, 2009

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You will pass failure on your way to success. Val K.

Enjoy Life - April 07, 2009

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Always do the right thing.  Do something fun every day. Live each day as if it were your last. Enjoy life!Michael F.

3 Words About Less - April 07, 2009

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Less is more.Joshua J.

Knife in the Back - April 07, 2009

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Be careful of the knife you stick in someone's back today, it may be attached to the butt your kissing tomorrow.Lindsay T.

You Can't Outrun Your Past? - April 06, 2009

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You can not outrun your past!Translation: If you have problems in your past, deal with them with professional help if necessary. The  alternative is often destructive behaviors like drugs, divorce, sm

Self Growth - April 06, 2009

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Superior capability has proven more valuable than professional credits. Hence,  concentrate on the growth of self more than mere growth by politics or certification!Antano S.

Advice from the Front Lines - April 05, 2009

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Always be authentic - true to who you are. Pay attention to others and listen to the people on the front lines - they know what the issues are and (frequently) the solutions as well.Donna G.

Stand Up for What You Believe - April 05, 2009

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"To thine own self be true..."Wijay M., quote from Shakespeare

Preparation - April 05, 2009

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If you fail to prepare, then prepare to fail.Edwin W.

Only Way to Success - April 05, 2009

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There is only one way to SUCCESS - performance, performance - every time.Amit S.

Your Customer's Business - April 05, 2009

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You business only grows with the growth of your customer business.....Help them grow. Amit S.

Old Habits - April 05, 2009

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Old habits die hard. Amit S.

Thirsty - April 05, 2009

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Dig the well before you are thirsty.Amit S.

Victim Mentality - April 03, 2009

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.... 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 grea

Do Your Best - April 03, 2009

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....They always told me to do and try my best at everything.  They would constantly ask me if I'm doing my best at a task.....Greggory W., advice from my parents

Feeling Lonely - April 03, 2009

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....I called home feeling lonely.....my mom said "no one will knock on your door when they don't know where you live." ....translation....network, network, networkSandra B., adview from her mother

Self Critique - April 03, 2009

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Think beyond the moment.  Self-critique.Jan G.

One - April 03, 2009

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We are all ONEMark G.

My Decsions = My Success - April 01, 2009

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I am responsible for my own actions, my own decisions. Therefore, I am also responsible for the consequences of these decisions and actions.  Consequently, my success or failure is dependent upon m

Move the Earth - April 01, 2009

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Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.Gregory U.

Top Priority - April 01, 2009

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Integrity should be a top priority.Lance B.

Learn and Share - April 01, 2009

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Learn as you go......Share what your know. Rosemary M.

Job Perspective - April 01, 2009

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Keep your job in perspective.  You can be replaced at any time.Steve S.

Right Direction - April 01, 2009

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You don't have to know where you're headed to be going in the right direction!Jalpa B.

Suffering - April 01, 2009

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Suffering is optional. Elizabeth L.

Self Inflicted Wounds - April 01, 2009

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Most of one's wounds are self inflicted.Michael W.

Ducks - April 01, 2009

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If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, talks like a duck and smells like a duck. Michael W.

Gotta Do - April 01, 2009

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Do what you gotta do.Jim T.

Help - April 01, 2009

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Help is defined by the recipient, not the donor.George M.

Dress Rehearsal - April 01, 2009

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This is not a dress rehearsal.  Don't live as if you'll have an opportunity to do it differently or better next time.Chris W.

Consequences - April 01, 2009

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You can do whatever you want to do....as long as you are willing to pay the consequenses.Tim P.

Build a Better You - April 01, 2009

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"...And God said to build a better world. And I asked how; the world is such a cold, dark place -- so complicated now. And I'm so small and useless, there's little I can do. And God in all His wisdo

Share Your Thoughts - March 31, 2009

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When you show people what it is that you want, what you are willing to do to get it and share your thoughts with people believing they will understand,  you will discover that you have more in common

Ask People - March 31, 2009

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If you want to learn how to do something and have no money, then ask people if there is some task you can do that they will pay you for, then save up for it.Julie R., advice from her father

Youth is No Excuse - March 31, 2009

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Being young is not an excuse for not contributing, young people should never be afraid to express an opinion or to attempt to do something. There will always be people who say that you are too young t

Dip Your Toe - March 30, 2009

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You can never dip your toe in the same spot in the river - ever changing, ever evolving...be able to change with it.Sandy K.

Revolving World - March 30, 2009

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The world doesn't revolve around you, so get over yourself.  Jimmy K., advice from a youth minister

Life Decisions - March 27, 2009

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Know what you believe and why you believe it.  It's out of these convictions that every life decision will be made. Chris W.

Running To or Running From - March 27, 2009

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Are you running to something (your vision, passion or a goal)?Or, are you running from something in your past (divorce, abuse, school experience, relationship, etc.?Otis W.

If it Stinks - March 27, 2009

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If it stinks, it's rotten.  Gregory U.

Unreasonable Man - March 26, 2009

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"A reasonable man adapts himself to his environment. An unreasonable man persists in attempting to adapt his environment to suit himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man."  

Don't Waste Your Talent - March 26, 2009

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Never let them beat it out of you.....I was being managed by an "old-school" type who was constantly trying to change me. Another manager (later).....told me that my passion and spirit were my best a

Glad to go to Work? - March 26, 2009

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If you can't get up in the morning and look at yourself in the mirror, smile and can't say "I'm glad to be going to work today" it was time to find a new job!Andrea T., advice from a former boss

Two Life Questions - March 26, 2009

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What do you want out of lifeandhow hard are you willing to work to get there.Junaid W.

Who Gets Credit - March 26, 2009

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It's amazing what you can achieve when you don't bother about who gets the credit.Bobby J.

Gambling - March 26, 2009

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In gambling there is - win, lose or draw.  Same in life.Your choice.Hector C.

The Worst That Can Happen - March 25, 2009

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....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

Measure It - March 25, 2009

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If you measure it, it will get better.Mike F.

Get an Education - March 25, 2009

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Get an education and have a Plan B.John D., advice from his grandmother

Commitment vs. Excuses - March 25, 2009

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Winners make commitments and losers make excuses.  Mike F.

Objectives - March 25, 2009

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Set the objective; forget the rest.Anupam K.

Know What You Know - March 25, 2009

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Admit to what you know, but make sure you admit and understand what you don't know. Those that act like they know what they don't know, eventually look pretty silly.Jim M.

A Belt and Suspenders - March 25, 2009

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Never trust a man wearing a belt and suspenders. He doesn't even trust himself.Shaun F.

Listen Well - March 25, 2009

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Listen well, but chart your own path.  At the end of the day, only (1) person has to live with the decisions you make (yourself). Shaun F.

Alone - March 24, 2009

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Alone, you have no choice but to make friends with yourself....William Falk, editor The Week magazine

Don't Wait - Row - March 23, 2009

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Don't wait for your ship to come in. Row out to meet it.Greg U.

Living Life Correctly - March 23, 2009

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Living life correctly and in the fullest form possible comes down to one thing...Respect.  Be respectful.   Act respectful.   Earn respect. Chris F., advice from his father

Never a Lair - March 23, 2009

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Whether you think you can, or you can't, YOU"RE RIGHT! Your mind will NEVER make you a LIAR!Jack S.

Slow Down & Think - March 23, 2009

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Turn off the cell phone and the iPod; shut down the computer.  Find a quiet spot, sit alone and think or simply observe without judging what is going on around you.  Let your brain go where it wants

No Put Downs - March 22, 2009

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Don't let others put you down or stop you from pursuing your dreams. .....If you put your mind to it and work hard dreams do come true.Camile G.

Working Smart - March 22, 2009

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"Life is not fair...but working smart can make it feel like it is! Be a Team Player and remember there IS a ME in those words....count your blessings and say AMEN!"Margee G.

Seven Jobs - March 22, 2009

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..."Welcome to job number one (of seven statistically)... you don't have to love it, you just have to learn as much as you can with each step ..."Gregg M., advice from his first boss

2 Letter Words - March 22, 2009

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Ten 2 letter words---if it is to be, it is up to meJohn D.

Baseball and Sales - March 22, 2009

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...baseball (is a) great way to understanding sales. (In baseball) you do well 30% of the time getting a hit and 70% you get an out. In sales, you have to have that same mentality, that you Will get n

Say and Do - March 21, 2009

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Do what you say you will do.Mark S.

Intuition - March 21, 2009

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When your reason says one thing but your intuition says another, trust your intuition.Thomas S.

Short & Simple - March 21, 2009

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KISS--Keep it simple, stupid" or Keep it short and simple.James F.

Dressed in Overalls - March 21, 2009

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Sometimes opportunity comes dressed in overalls and looks like work. James F.

Decisions - March 20, 2009

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This is not the last decision you will ever make.Karen H.

Accept Change - March 20, 2009

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You can never dip your toe in the same spot in the river. - ever changing, ever evolving...be able to change with it.Sandy K.

Treasure Chest - March 20, 2009

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Life is like a treasure chest. You can take anything out, but be prepared to pay the price. Sandy K.

Good Leaders - March 20, 2009

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A good leader surrounds themselves with great people. Sandy K.

It's Up to You - March 20, 2009

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If it is to be, it's up to me. Sandy K.

Plan for Your Future Success - March 20, 2009

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Plan for the worst, hope for the best.Lindsay T.

Look Inside - March 20, 2009

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Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart.Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.Quote from Carl Jung, psychologist

Listening - March 20, 2009

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There are two types of listeners.  One listens to learn. The other listens for an opening so they can express their views on the subject.  Which one are you?  In you thirst to show how smart you are,

Be Happy - March 18, 2009

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DONT WORRY BE HAPPY !!!!Pedro M., song from Bobby McFerrin

Ask for Help - March 18, 2009

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As strange as this may sound, sometimes that hardest thing for someone to do is ask for help. The best advice I have ever received was: Do not be afraid to ask for help when needed, and you'll be amaz

You're #1 - March 18, 2009

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You are the most important person in this world and the world revolves around you. BUT, the person next also thinks so.Shakuntala A.

Learn to Respect - March 18, 2009

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Learn to respect existence. Every day, irrespective of any wrong situation happening, learn to sport a smile, consciously. It slowly emerges as a practice. Shakuntala A.

15 Minutes per Night - March 18, 2009

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Think 15 minutes every night on any subject. And conclude that thought process. Shakuntala A.

Find Answers - March 18, 2009

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Learn to question anything and learn to find answer on your own. Shakuntal A.

Objects We Are Not - March 18, 2009

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Treat others as people, not as objects.Tom R.

Forgiveness - March 18, 2009

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It's easier to beg for forgiveness than ask for permission.Hector J.

Can't Control - March 18, 2009

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"I don't worry about what I can't control."Art M., a quote from Miami Dolphins Coach Don Shula after a poorly officiated game

Take a Detour - March 18, 2009

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For every failure, there's an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.Surekha S.

Win and Loss - March 18, 2009

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It is important to learn how to win and loss, and you should learn how to play by the rules.Elizabeth R.

Weight Loss - March 18, 2009

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I've found that you can't loose weight if you aren't happy.  Tyrone H.

Stick To It - March 18, 2009

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Once you make a commitment, don't waste time 2nd guessing yourself and looking for rationalizations why you should have done something else - stick to it!Kyle R.

Two Things I Know - March 18, 2009

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I have been a man of the cloth for over 40 years and in all that time I have learned two things - there is a G-d and I'm not him.Stewart R,

Enjoying Your Work - March 18, 2009

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Irrespective of the level you have reached, if you are not enjoying your work, start looking for something else.  Allan G.

Look for Something Else - March 18, 2009

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Irrespective of the level you have reached, if you are not enjoying your work, start looking for something else Allan G.

Finding Out About a Job - March 18, 2009

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If you want to know what a job or an industry is like, talk to people who are in it. You'll get better knowledge, understanding and guidance than you could get anywhere else and make invaluable contac

Reality - March 18, 2009

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It's not what things are...it is what they are perceived to be!Mike B.

Fear - March 18, 2009

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Never fear failure.Patrick G.

Care About People - March 17, 2009

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When you are the boss, first care about your people, then lead them.Mark L.

Don't Wait - March 17, 2009

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"Don't wait, the time will never be just right" quote from Napoleon Hill Don't be afraid to make mistakes, and don't wait to act until you have all the information you think you need... Kenn M.

Easier to Remember - March 17, 2009

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"Always tell the truth. It is easiest to remember." --Becky Phillips If you earn the trust of others, you definitely have a competitive advantage and you can sleep at night!Tracy P.

Encouraging and Motivating Others - March 17, 2009

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Treat others the way that you would want to be treated. Manage as you would want to be managed, encourage/motivate others as you would want to be encouraged/motivate, help your team as you would want

Quote from Peter Drucker - March 17, 2009

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"The best way to predict the future - is to create it!"  I use this concept constantly to motivate myself & (hopefully) those I work with. Isabell M., a quote from Peter Drucker  

Mark Train is Right - March 17, 2009

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"Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest" - Mark Twain. It's true and he was right.Cliff W.

The Big Three - March 17, 2009

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Health, Family, Work, in that order.Rocko G.

Competitive Advantage - March 17, 2009

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Sit down and make a list of: a) Things you are passionate about; AND b) Things you are really good at, and believe you will have a competitive advantage in the marketplace Once you find something that

Worry - March 17, 2009

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Worry about the things within your immediate control, and not the things you cannot control.David F.

Networking - March 17, 2009

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Network with the heart of a giver, and you will never go hungry.Neil G.

Break It - March 17, 2009

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If it doesn't work, break it! Dave R., advice for his Grandpa

Staying Employable - March 17, 2009

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Regardless of your age, education will be the one thing that will keep you employed and employable, even if you work for yourself.Ken K.

Attitude and Approach - March 17, 2009

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What matters in the long run is our attitude and approach. These are the door-openers to opportunities and success.    Vartika A.  

Something New Every Day - March 17, 2009

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We need to learn something new each day, keep ourselves updated in our own sphere and constantly work towards making our relationships stronger. Vartika A.

Tomorrow's Money - March 17, 2009

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Don't spend tomorrow money today. Josh D.

Verify - March 17, 2009

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Trust but Verify Josh D.

Know Who You Are Dealing With - March 17, 2009

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Don't throw pearls to swine. Josh D.

Tomorrow's Worries - March 17, 2009

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Don't worry about tomorrow, Today has enough problems of it's own. Josh D.  

Judgment - March 17, 2009

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Judge not or you will be judged.  What matters in the long run is our attitude and approach. These are the door-openers to opportunities and success.    Vartika A.

Sow's Ear - March 17, 2009

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You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.Gary G.

Your Boss - March 17, 2009

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Do all you can to Keep your Boss's Boss off you Boss's Back!Mark M.

What's Next - March 17, 2009

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Do what's next.  It's simple but very pointed and accurate.Nancy C.

Harder and Smarter - March 17, 2009

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The Harder and Smarter you work - the luckier you get.Robert M.

Visions of Grandeur - March 17, 2009

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All youth have visions of grandeur...don't become another statistic.Drenner T.

Sanity - March 17, 2009

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Turnover is Vanity - Profit is Sanity Robert M.

Extra 15 Minutes - March 17, 2009

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Show up at work at least 15 minutes early, stay 15 minutes after you are required to work, work your tail off, be a company man and if you are of average intelligence, I guarantee you will get ahead i

Meaningless Actiovities - March 17, 2009

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Don't waste time on meaningless activities that do not take you towards your goals.Phil P.

Pain in the Butt - March 17, 2009

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Be kind to everyone. Todays pain-in-the-butt will be tomorrows biggest customer. Phil P.

Your Goals - March 17, 2009

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Write down your goals. You can not achieve what you can't not name. Phil P.

Questionable people - March 17, 2009

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Stay away from people with questionable morals or business practices. Phil P.

Details - March 17, 2009

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Know the details. It's not enough to have an idea as to how you will accomplish something, dig in; do the research; talk to people; either build a plan or understand the plan; understand the weakness

Keep Your Word - March 17, 2009

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Keep your word.  If you have nothing else in this world, you will still have your word. Do this and you will always have true friends to help you when in the good and bad times.Ray M.

What You Are Not - March 17, 2009

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Love what you do. Know yourself, what you are and what you are not.Robert B.

Expectations - March 17, 2009

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Always do more than is asked of you and expected of you. Always exceed expectations, always go the extra mile. By doing that, you will get more responsibility placed on your shoulders and a better, bi

Poor Choices - March 17, 2009

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Don't try to draw to an inside straight!Michael V.

Things - March 17, 2009

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Do not do things well, that you should be not be doing at all.Lucio K.

Humor - March 17, 2009

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Don't lose your sense of humor.Pete C., advice from his Marine recruiter

People - March 17, 2009

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It's not always what you know, but who you know. Be kind and caring to everyone you meet.Paul T.

Inspection - March 17, 2009

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Always Inspect what you expect.Pilar S.

Assumptions - March 17, 2009

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Never assume.Pilar D.

Your Major - March 17, 2009

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Find what it was about [your major] that you liked doing and make a career out of that.Carlton N.

Trying Scary Things - March 17, 2009

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No matter how scary it looks, if you don't try there is a certainty: it will never work. Now if you try, there is no certainty, but it can be the biggest success.Benjamin S.

Resistance - March 17, 2009

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Persistence beats resistance!Richard V.

Money - March 17, 2009

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Never run around for money at least for the first five-six years of your Corporate life / Career. Try to acquire more and more knowledge and increase the marketability. Then they can really feel the m

What's Right is Right - March 16, 2009

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Do the right thing because it is the right thing to do.Alison

Aim - March 15, 2009

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If you aim at nothing you will hit it every time. Don W.

Game Plan - March 14, 2009

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"I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been." - Wayne Gretzky. Don't be a follower. Take a look at yourself, job, life, and see where you want to be and make a game plan.Michael M

Learn-Share-Find-Know - March 14, 2009

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Learn about other people early and often. Share ideas with your peers without hesitation. Find someone positive in your life to share your dreams. Know that you can do it - you can, really!Sara R.

Slowdown and Think - March 14, 2009

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Measure twice. Cut once.Neil M.

Respect - March 14, 2009

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Be able to look yourself in the mirror. John T., advice from his grandmother

Facce Your Fears - March 14, 2009

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Face your fears and live your drearms. Have a positive outlook and keep your head up. Luck doesn't make things happen, hard work and determination does!Adam B.

Learn to Sell - March 14, 2009

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In entrepreneurship you are first and foremost a professional sales person. Learn to Sell.Mattison G.

Don't Borrow Money - March 14, 2009

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If you borrow from someone they then have the right to require you to repay them, you no longer have the freedom to do as you wish but you must work to repay them first. Micahel T.

Work for a Reason - March 14, 2009

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They call it work for a reason, if it was called fun, everyone would love it.Michael C.

Key to Failure - March 14, 2009

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"I don`t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody." -- Bill Cosby Steph D.

Learn People Skills - March 14, 2009

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The world turns on personalities.Janell Z.

Procrastination - March 14, 2009

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Don't procrastinate.  My CEO would leave notes on my desk when I had an unpleasant task to complete. I learned to tackle my least favorite task first every day - then it's done.Janell Z.

People and Book Covers - March 14, 2009

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Be respectful and inclusive of all people - you cannot judge a book by it's cover. This is nothing new but is so true.Janell Z.

Size of the Dog - March 14, 2009

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It's not the size of the dog it's the size of the fight within the dog.Eric T.

Loving It - March 14, 2009

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Do what you love. It sounds simple but it is the truth.Stephen B.

Needs vs. Wants - March 13, 2009

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Do what you have to do before you do what you want to do.John B.

Hurting - March 13, 2009

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You hurt others when you are hurting.Curt J.

Sharing - March 10, 2009

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Success is a shared experience.LaKeesha K.

Less Talking - March 10, 2009

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Listen Listen Listen and do less talking...You would amazed how much the other person ends up providing you with. Also show a genuine interest in the person and always provide something positive.Neil

Show Up - March 10, 2009

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Show up, just show up. Homework not done? Show up. Dont' think it's worth your time? Show up. Don't feel like it? Show up.Showing up is the most important thing you can do, Preparation is good but wor

Your Chin - March 06, 2009

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Keep your head down and your chin up....Eric S.

Change - March 06, 2009

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....the most important part of change is communication.Brett T.

Remarkable vs. Invisible - March 06, 2009

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Whether you are an Olympic Champion ice skater or a talented amateur, you can't learn to ice skate without falling on your ass. The difference is down to how much pain your ass can take. That differen

Keeping Up - March 06, 2009

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Keep doing new things and old things in new ways.Bill G.

Number 1 - March 06, 2009

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It's easy to get to be #1 than to stay #1.Yvonne T.

Walk with a Friend - March 05, 2009

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I would encourage them to learn what it means to walk with Jesus daily, because one will never be a man until he does.Jeremy B.

Responsibilities & Commitments - March 05, 2009

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Take your responsibilities, relationships and commitments seriously, but don't ever take yourself too seriously!Peter D.

Try Hard - March 04, 2009

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You can accomplish anything, if you try hard enough.Mitzi F.

Believe - March 04, 2009

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Always believe in yourself.

It Works - March 04, 2009

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It works, if you work it!!Patrick M.

The Right Thing - March 04, 2009

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Sometimes doing the right thing is the hardest thing in the world to do. But the more you do it, the easier it becomes.Trisha B.

Mistakes Define You - March 04, 2009

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Everyone makes mistakes. It's how you deal with your mistake that defines the person that you are. Trisha B.

Visualization - March 04, 2009

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Visualize yourself reaching your goal. If you can "see" yourself achieving that goal, you will. Trisha B.

Don't Fail This Test - March 04, 2009

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Integrity is a test you can't afford to fail. Monique L., advice from her dad

Caring - March 04, 2009

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They don't care how much you know until they know how much you careJohn L.

Waiting - March 04, 2009

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Don't rush to do anything in the next 6 months. Wait and something wonderful wil come to you.Robert W.

A Year and a Decade - March 04, 2009

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Most people tend to overestimate what they can accomplish in a year and underestimate what they can accomplish in a decade.Sean S.

Forward Thinking - March 03, 2009

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Don't do anything today, under the pressure of friends, anger or substances that you would not want to have friends, teachers, coaches and your family read about in the paper or see on TV the next day

5 Second Decisions - March 02, 2009

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The most important, life changing decisions you will make as a teen will take 5 seconds. Should I get in that car? Should I go in? Should I leave? Should I try that? Those decisions take 5 seconds and

Substituting for Adults - March 02, 2009

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I often tell my high school students that you can't always count on adults to act like adults. This is true of all life settings, but it holds true in high school as well. My advice to students is the

College After High School - March 02, 2009

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.....I meet countless people (who)....all tell me how much they wished they would have gone to college when they were younger; before family, home and responsibilities came into the picture. Nicole R.

Better Later - March 02, 2009

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.....life gets much better later and all of the issues that felt completely overwhelming as a teenager - well, when you look back you realize none of those things were a very big deal in the scheme of

Success's Intersection - March 02, 2009

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Success is the intersection of what you do well, what you like to do, and what you can make sufficient money doing to meet your need.Elliot R.

Style - March 02, 2009

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While style often wins over substance, fulfillment comes from providing substance over style. Elliot R,

Intuition - March 02, 2009

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Don' t be afraid to use your intuition. That gut feel pulls from both sides of the brain in an incredibly effective holistic way. Elliot R.

Expectations - March 02, 2009

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Managing expectations is a critical success factor for advancement. Elliot R.

Everyone Better - March 02, 2009

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Make everyone around you better.Steve Nash, NBS all-star froma n article in Outdoor Magazine

Our Excuses - March 02, 2009

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Are your problems your excuses or your motivation?JB

Problems - March 01, 2009

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Everyone has problems...Everyone...They either beat you or you beat them.....YOUR CHOICE!John B.

Do It Well - March 01, 2009

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Be it a job, big or small, do it well or not at all.Dave B.

Have It All - March 01, 2009

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Yes, you can have it all. Just not all at once.Susan B.

Pennies are Important - March 01, 2009

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Watch the pennies and the dollars will take care of themselves.Luigi B.

No - March 01, 2009

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Never take "NO" for an answer.Lynda B.

Stop Selling - March 01, 2009

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Let a customer down once, and they'll never trust you again. Only promise what you can deliver. ....stop selling and start building relationships...Dave C.

Managing Your Boss - March 01, 2009

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Never care about something more than your boss does (or more than your client if you are a consultant!). You are either wasting your time/ energy, or worse, making them uncomfortable.... (It fits with

Idiots - March 01, 2009

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Keep good relationships with everybody. You never know when you will meet that idiot again in a higher position ( boss, customer, competitor).Adrian H.

KISS - March 01, 2009

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....approach a new problem using the KISS method - Keep it simple. Don't build a Boeing 777, when all you need is a helicopHerman Z.

Ask Questions - March 01, 2009

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The only "stupid" question is the one you don't ask.Mike S.

Obligation - March 01, 2009

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Your only obligation in life is to do your very best everyday. Jeff R.

How You Get It - March 01, 2009

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Education is expensive.... no matter how you get itSteve C.

Begin - March 01, 2009

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Begin as you mean to go on.Carmen O.

Helping Others - March 01, 2009

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Show a genuine interest in others. Help enough people become rockstars and your rock stardom becomes inevitable!Paul C.

What They Need - March 01, 2009

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Give customers what they asked for and then give them what they need.....You can substitute boss for customer.Wim D.

Have a Goal - March 01, 2009

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Have a goal in life. It is good to have an eye on perfection in reaching the goal. Dont neglect other factors that contribute your efforts in reaching your objective.Vivek P.

Your Resume - March 01, 2009

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Make sure you have a new line in your resume each year. If not, it is a wasted year. Adrian H.

Energize Yourself - March 01, 2009

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We are one life, with life's energy. We must do things that energize us, that charge our soul. Soak up the sun. Soak up beautiful sounds. Wally V., advice from his friend and mentor

Double Check - March 01, 2009

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Measure twice and cut once. Double check EVERYTHING before you pull the trigger.John A.

Emotional Quotient - March 01, 2009

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Agree to Disagree.  Make sure to increase your EQ (Emotional Quotient) to reap success.Barry G.

Breathing - March 01, 2009

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Take deep breaths and smile - - no matter what!Rachel C.Breathing

Speak Less - March 01, 2009

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Listen more than you speak.Yvonne S.

Email - March 01, 2009

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Never check email before 10:00am. This is actually the title to a book, and it's great. Even if you skip the book, but take the advice from the title, you're workday will improve.James V.

Perfection - March 01, 2009

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...advice....is derived from a Voltaire quote: don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good. Josh A.

Six Inches - March 01, 2009

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There's only six inches between a pat on the back and a kick in the arse.Brian A.

Think First - March 01, 2009

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Think before speaking, and have a back-out strategy before beginning.Lon H.

Impossible - March 01, 2009

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Nothing is Impossible!Jim S.

New Experiences - March 01, 2009

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Treat each new experience as an opportunity to learning something and get as much out of it as you can.....don't just go through the motions.Susan K.

Activity - March 01, 2009

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Activities may not lead to accomplishments.Patricia O.

Critism - March 01, 2009

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There are two types of critism.   Disructive c ritism where someone is simply trying to put you down.  And, constuctive critism where someone is trying to help you by pointing out some areas you may w

Homework - March 01, 2009

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Do what you have to do before you do what you want to do.Harold T.

The Order - March 01, 2009

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Ask for the order....When you get the order, stop talking and get out when it is time to go.Hal F.

The Wall - March 01, 2009

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....if you are going to build a wall, then you'll need bricks and mortar. You can't do it with bricks or mortar by themselves. He ....taught me that you need be balanced. You have to be mindful of bot

Nobody Cares - March 01, 2009

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Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care. Hal F.

Nobody Cares - March 01, 2009

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 Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care. Ask for the order....When you get the order, stop talking and get out when it is time to go.Hal F.

Leadership - March 01, 2009

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Everything rises and falls on leadership. Felipe M., advice quoted from John Maxwell

Courage - March 01, 2009

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Have courage and don't let everything get to you.Sam D.

Alice in Wonderland - March 01, 2009

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If you don't know where you are going .....any road will get you there!Kwai Y., advice from Alice in Wonderland

No vs. Yes - March 01, 2009

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Don't accept NO from somebody who can't say YES!Nick C.

Worm vs. Cheese - March 01, 2009

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The early bird may get the worm but the second mouse gets the cheese.Jeff H.

Running - March 01, 2009

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Make sure you're running to something, not away from something.Anthony G,

Time for Yourself - March 01, 2009

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Whatever you do, make sure you make time for yourself.Dave P., advice from a relative on his wedding night

Smart People - March 01, 2009

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As a manager, surround yourself with the smartest people you possibly can, give them some direction and a problem to solve, and then get out of the way while they solve it.David S.

Paralysis - March 01, 2009

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Don't suffer from analysis paralysis. David S.

Yourself - March 01, 2009

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Don't take yourself too seriously.Tim R.

Bridges - March 01, 2009

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Don't burn bridgesBeth K.

Mentor - March 01, 2009

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Find someone to be your mentor.Christopher K.

Doubt - March 01, 2009

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When in doubt throw it out. Iris S.

Great Habits - March 01, 2009

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Successful people form great habits that failures never do!Kevin J.

Speak Up - Shut Up - March 01, 2009

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Stay with it.....Know when to speak up and know when to shut up.Susan Y.

Get Over Yourself - March 01, 2009

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The world doesn't revolve around you, so get over yourself." ......(This) keeps me from getting complacent and keeps me in touch with reality.Shavonna R., advice from a teacher

Vacations - March 01, 2009

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Never delay a vacation anticipating the Cubs will play in the World Series.Charles I.

First Impressions - March 01, 2009

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"Be always ready to create a good impression on others in 30 seconds. There is no second chance to build a good first impression" Jose N.

What Follows - March 01, 2009

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Always strive to be the best there is. The rest will follow.Ellyn J.

Failing - March 01, 2009

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If you fail to prepare, prepare to fail.Richard C.

Karma - March 01, 2009

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EVERYTHING you give out comes back to you. The good AND the bad. KARMA always always catches upAnn PS

Value - March 01, 2009

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.....regardless of product or service, we have to deliver VALUE; but that value must be in the context of the customer's/partner's equation of what they consider to be value, not ours." The ultimate t

Moving Forward - March 01, 2009

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Never stop learning, when you stop learning you stop moving forward.Nick H.

Stay in the Lines - March 01, 2009

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Be smart and stay in the lines.John D., advice from a teacher

Promise vs. Deliver - March 01, 2009

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Underpromise. Overdeliver.Jessie N.

It's Too Hard - March 01, 2009

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Never say, "it's too hard." It's not too hard - if you want it bad enough, if you're willing to work hard enough, if you're willing to wait for it and sacrifice enough, you can truly do and have anyth

Value - March 01, 2009

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Always add value! Value added is not free consulting.Steve K.

After You Know Everything - March 01, 2009

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It's what you learn after you think you know it all, that is the most valuable information.Lars A., advice from his father

Who You Know - March 01, 2009

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 It's not what you know, but Who you know (or that knows you) that gets you in the door, after the door is opened only then is what you know the basis for staying inside.Lars A., advise from his fathe

Place Your Bets - March 01, 2009

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Bet your small change first" - in other words keep your risks to a minimum while you learn the game and the players. NEVER bet more than you can afford to lose, if you don't know how much you can affo

Slow Down - February 24, 2009

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Be Calm. My father has been repeating the virtues of simply "being calm" for as long as I can remember, and it applies to (and is beneficial in) practically every situation.Kelcy H.

Watch What You Do - February 24, 2009

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Children (and others who might follow your lead) will do what you do, not what you say.Neil W.

Measure Things - February 24, 2009

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That which gets measured, gets done.   It has treated me well over the years.  Tracking, charting, graphing and publishing results by member and/or by team will induce attention in a project and ge

Passion - February 24, 2009

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What about the word Passion as in finding the one true thing that you are passionate about, we all have that certain something that gives us drive, stops the fear, the excuses and other things that

What are You Good At? - February 24, 2009

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Knowledge.  Not only from honing your craft or purpose, but gaining knowledge so you know what your not good at.Karen D.

The Small Stuff - February 24, 2009

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Don't sweat the small stuff... and remember it is all small stuff.Sean S.  (this is also the title of a book)

Check Your Ego - February 24, 2009

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"Put your ego in your back pocket and let's make this happen." Norman P. advice from a boss

Determination - February 24, 2009

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Never give up.Sam P.

Calm Down - February 24, 2009

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When I was going through a tough situation in 2002, a good friend made sure that she had my attention and then said, "First of all, you just need to calm down."  ....but the advice applies to all ag

Will it Matter - February 24, 2009

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A year from now, will it matter.Kwai Y.

Treating People - February 24, 2009

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"Do unto others as you would have them do unto you." Even in the business world I have found that if you treat people with genuine concern and respect you will typically win. .. Everyone is human,

Hit the Ball - February 24, 2009

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.....hit the ball and take off running.  Don't watch it to see if it's going to be a pop-fly, foul, caught, how far, or anything.Just hit and run.  How far you hit it will be evident soon enough. J

Do It Well - February 24, 2009

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Be it a job, big or small, do it well or not at all.David L.

Having It All - February 24, 2009

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Yes, you can have it all. Just not all at once.Susan B.

Penny Wise - February 24, 2009

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Watch the pennies and the dollars will take care of themselves.Luigi B.

Networking - February 24, 2009

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.... Network with EVERYONE and treat everyone with the same amount of respect.  You never know how this person may be able to assist or influence your future career.Scott H.

Find a Mentor - February 24, 2009

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Seek out and develop a mentor relationship.....This relationship will prove to be invaluable for you as you grow through the corporate ranks and when you are faced with difficult decisions. Ask your m

Perception - February 24, 2009

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Perception is reality.Tony L. 

The Dog and the Hydrant - February 24, 2009

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(1) Work on everything like it really matters(2) Always leave your options open(3) Don't get caught between the dog and the hydrant!Barry Z.

A Whole New Image - February 24, 2009

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A boss told me at the age of 17 to get rid of my glasses and get contacts.  He was right, it created a whole new image.  That was nearly 33 years ago.Laura K.

Bird in the Hand - February 24, 2009

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A bird in the hand is better than 2 in the bush.  For me that means to use the information I know versus what I assume....Patricia C.

Credit Card - February 24, 2009

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When my father saw I got a Bank-Americard (Now VISA) he advised me to get rid of it.  He was right.Christopher C.

Small Children - February 24, 2009

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You can tell a lot about a person if you watch how they interact with small children and animals.Jasper T.

Company Ink - February 24, 2009

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Don't dip your pen in the company ink!  If you can avoid this common mistake, you'll have a long & prosperous career with your company.Jim D

Play Nice - February 24, 2009

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Play nice with others.orLove thy neighbor as thyself.Doug M.

Maximize Your Strengths - February 24, 2009

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Maximize your strengths to their highest potential.   Determine your gifts, find your purpose, then pursue it with passion relentlessly.John R.

Rent Free Head Space - February 24, 2009

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Don't let anyone live rent free in your head - Don't worry about what other people think or say, or what you should have said to them.  t's a moment that has passed and living in the past keeps you fr

Pigs - February 24, 2009

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Do not wrestle with Pigs. Only two things can happen:1. You will get dirty2. The Pig will enjoy it.John J.

Job is a Job - February 24, 2009

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.....remember that a job is just a job, in today's economy, downsizing happens, and while it appears dark, it will pass and let's face it people usually come out stronger on the other side. Gary G.

Errors - February 24, 2009

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Better to throw out in error than to never throw it out. John C.

Your Resume - February 24, 2009

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I was told to keep my resume updated, in todays world you never know what will happen.  If you see a job out there apply for it.  I always have, and always will.  That is how I found my last three j

Ther Power of One - February 24, 2009

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....it only takes 1 person to make the difference. And I've learned that he (the teacher) was absolutely correct.  I've seen and experience it over and over and over again. If you believe in something

Persistence - February 24, 2009

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"Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.  Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.  Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Educatio

Stop Selling - February 24, 2009

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Stop selling and start building relationships.....relationships make you more money.John F.

Do Whatever Works - February 24, 2009

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When I was a young mother, struggling to figure out how to best take care of my two baby boys, a friend of mine told me to "do whatever works." With that advice, she unburdened me from all the expec

Your Relationship with Your Boss - February 24, 2009

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Your first responsibility is to make your boss look good.  Everything else will fall into place.

Problems - February 24, 2009

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Understand the importance of problems; they are a sign of life.Problems will always be with us, even though many think that when they 'make it' their problems will be gone. No..., they'll just be rep

Make Money Chase You - February 24, 2009

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Pursue what is "fun" for you.  Money will find you.  I still have never met one person who chased money and found it.  Dr. Wakter W. from a teacher

Reading - February 24, 2009

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...., you can never, ever, read too much. Dr. Walter W. from a teacher

Someone Else - February 23, 2009

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Always be a first rate version of yourself instead of a second rate version of someone else! Anja H. from her mother

Leader vs. Follower - February 23, 2009

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Be a leader, not a follower.  You can't worry about what others think or say about you.  Guys like Gates, Jobs and Trump take their ideas and lead the way. Mark M. advice from his father

When You Were Young - February 23, 2009

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As you grow older your interests and priorities will certainly change.  But never, ever, forget how you thought when you were young.  

Givers Gain - February 23, 2009

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Give enough people what they want and you will get what you want!It took me a while to really understand this, but when you help others get what they want, they will eventually help you get what you w

Smart Parents - February 23, 2009

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The older you get the smarter your parents will become.Jessica A.

Knowledge - February 23, 2009

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Knowledge.  Not only from honing your craft or purpose, but gaining knowledge so you know what your not good at.Karen D.

Won't Do - Will Do - February 22, 2009

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A lot of people will tell what they won't do.  Far fewer will tell you what they will do.Pat E.

Word Substitution - February 18, 2009

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As not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.  This was a famous from John F. Kennedy, but my mother had her own take on it.  When we were in school she would substitu

High School & College - February 18, 2009

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Many adults are trying to relive their successes from their high school/college years.  Or, they are trying to live down some stupid things they did during that period.Tery J.

Car Payments - February 14, 2009

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.....you might as well always plan on having a car payment and a house payment... PLAN AHEAD!Nancy M. advice form her mother

The World Was Here First - February 14, 2009

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The World Owes You Nothing.... It Was Here First.If you really want to accomplish something get out there and make it happen.  Devote the time, attention and energy to make your goals reality.  I kn

Complete Responsibility - February 11, 2009

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(from Jack Canfield's book, The Success Principles. As for the advice he  gives, it is simple. When you take complete and total responsiblity for yourself you have a starting point. Until then, you

Never Work a Day - February 11, 2009

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Do what you love and you will never have to work another day. Basically, find your passion and then find a way to get paid to do it.Sabena K.

Continous Learning - February 08, 2009

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This advice motivated me to become a life-long learner. Because I like the feeling of success and achievement, I am constantly pursuing opportunities and ways to improve my knowledge and life experien

Look Over Your Shoulder - February 08, 2009

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No matter what, there will always be someone better than you at what you do.Evelyn C. from her father

Indispensable - February 08, 2009

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Don't ever think you are indispensable. Evelyn C.

Commitment - February 08, 2009

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Always finish what you start. Fulfill your commitment, and then make a graceful exit.Evelyn C.

Rights vs. Duties - February 08, 2009

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"Rights are always followed by duties".....You are performing your duties effectively that's the reason you have been given so much of relaxation.Vishal M. advice from a boss

Responsibility - February 06, 2009

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Don't be afraid of it    Embrace it and you will become a leader!Martin J.

Make the Most of Each Day - February 06, 2009

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(She arrived in the US at 18, not knowing any English and responsible for her own survival.)   I was ......also responsible for taking advantage of an opportunity that many kids in my native Ecuador

Not a Race - February 06, 2009

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Life isn't a race - there's no prize for getting to the finish line!

Responsibilities - February 06, 2009

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Own your responsibilities.Brian J.

Consequence of Choice - February 06, 2009

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Seeing as we can not escape the consequence of choice; it is best then, to be the change you want from the world. John L.

Wisdom - February 06, 2009

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Arrogance diminishes wisdom.Jason J.

Long Term Consequences - February 06, 2009

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Short term actions can results in long term consequences.   Examples: drinking and driving, trying drugs, early sexual activity, smoking cigarettes, bullying, skipping school, etc.)John B.

Teamwork - February 06, 2009

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The best adviced I've recieved is teamwork and not to rely on your ideas to be the only; sometimes your ego, insecurities, and self ambition blind you.Octavia B.

One Person Cares - February 06, 2009

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You will get through it.  Remember that no matter who you are, and no matter what your circumstances are, there is at least one person who cares about you.  Rely on them when you need to.Cheryl W.

Things - February 06, 2009

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Anything worth having will not come easy. Cheryl W.

Every Girl - February 06, 2009

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For every girl who thinks she is the only one like her- remember there are thousands of other girls feeling the same way.  (The key is to find them!) Cheryl W.

Marriage - February 05, 2009

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Marriage is work - never take it for granted.  Work at it every day. Patricia F.

One Good Party for Another - February 01, 2009

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My father used to tell us : "Never leave one good party in search of another."  His advice is relevant to so many things in life - marriage, employment, education.  It has reminded me to commit to my

Judging others - January 31, 2009

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Judge slowly.  Think before judging others put yourself in their shoes.Susan B.

Eye Contact - January 30, 2009

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My fifth grade teacher told me to always look a person in the eye when they speak to you.  I did not realize it then, but what she was teaching me was to take pride in myself and to have self-confiden

Don't Be Grumpy - January 29, 2009

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The best advice I ever received was from my best friend before he died.  Everything started when I was 10 years old.  It was a very bad morning and I was a grumpy person that day.  I got into a fight,

Help Others - January 28, 2009

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Judge each day not by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you sow. Robert Lewis Stevenson

Don't Hold Grudges - January 28, 2009

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1.  Be true to yourself at all times-regardless 2.  Set yourself some goals that are realistic and then go get them-don't readily compromise but equally don't be so rigid and inflexible so as to ali

Don't Let Others Squeeze You - January 27, 2009

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Don't let others around you squeeze you into their mold.   Judy T.

Listen to Your Child - January 27, 2009

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LISTEN to what the child says, as well as what he/she doesn't say. Dr. Diane B. 

Find Your Niche - January 27, 2009

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Having worked with a variety of teens in a variety of settings my most common advice is find a niche. Teens need an interest that will provide them with a niche to find colleagues, mentors and friends

Thoughts from an Husband and Wife - January 27, 2009

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Based on our own life experiences, my husband and I came up with the following advice for our own teenagers:  1.)  Be Nice2.)  Do Your Best At Whatever You Do3.)  Do What You Say You're Going To Do Wh

The Importance of a Person's Character - January 27, 2009

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When you are about to enter a relationship with someone new--whether a friend, group of new friends or a romantic relationship--try looking at a person's character--their important qualities--such as

Your Best Legacy - January 26, 2009

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....always be kind to others and to yourself.   When you look back at your life you want to be proud of the person you have become and the positive influence you have made on people and the environmen

Urgent Question - January 26, 2009

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"Life's most persistent and urgent questions is "What are you doing for others."Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our Founding Fathers - January 26, 2009

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Read the biographies of our founding fathers, including especially Washington, Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson, and Franklin.   Note, however different they may have been, the common features of their teen

Attitude - January 26, 2009

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Do everything with an attitude of excellence.  Audra F. from her minister

Your Place in the World - January 26, 2009

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This life is NOT all about you.  Anything you do for someone else, is 100 times better that anything you do for yourself.  Your sense of purpose and your place in this world are developed by the way y

Life's Burdens - January 26, 2009

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"I know God won't give me any more than I can handle, I just wish He wouldn't trust me so much."Mother Theresa

Stepping into the Future - January 25, 2009

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As time passes you will find yourself stepping into that future and one day amazingly wondering how you did it.Ines A.

Get to Work - January 25, 2009

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Get to work. Only Invest time, energy, and resources in activities that bring you closer to your goals. Everything else should be discarded. Ines A.

Dream it - January 25, 2009

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Dream it. Know exactly what you want in your future and the time frame you want to have that future by. Be specific and clear about it. See yourself there already. Be as vivid as you can possible be

Reduce Partying - January 25, 2009

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In an economy like the current one, my suggestion would be to seek as much education in as many relevant fields that interest you as possible. Especially for the technology focused individuals, it wi

Draw a Line - January 25, 2009

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I suggest they (teens) draw a line down the middle of a blank sheet of paper. On one side list all the things they love to do. On the other side list the things they are really good at doing. Then, lo

Have Your Work Fit Your Life - January 25, 2009

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As a recent college grad and recovering teenager...the best question is "how do you want work to fit into your life?" ..... Help teens focus on what they enjoy,  how they want their life to look, an

Have a Plan for Improvement - January 25, 2009

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Always take personality responsibility and have a plan for improvement when things go wrong, nothing is outside of your job description if it needs doing,  make your education the best experience pos

Avoid Common Mistakes - January 25, 2009

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Listen to your parents. They've already been there and done that. Nothing that teenagers go through is really new. They can help you avoid those common mistakes and to turn out better than they did.

Follow Your Gut - January 25, 2009

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As a mother of a 16 year old girl, I tell her again and again to be herself. Don't let others define you - define yourself and follow your gut. Krintine H.

Take the High Road - January 25, 2009

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A bit of advice I give everybody, including my kids and young professionals that I've mentored and are just starting out - always take the high road, not the easy road.  In the long-run you will fin

Help Another Person - January 24, 2009

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Always do whatever you can to help another person - if for no other reason, than because he/she may be the one person who can help you some day!Margie W.

Reward Behaviors - January 24, 2009

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Reward behaviors and not accomplishments. If you reward for good grades and the teen has to make a choice of taking the low road to get a good grade what is more important to the parent?Chris V.

Your Free Time - January 24, 2009

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How do you like to spend your free time? What's a favorite class in school? These are the beginnings of what you could call planning a career. If you have an interest in something, say math or photogr

Don't Be Afriad - January 24, 2009

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Teenagers have a lot of pressure to make the right choices or else. Someone is probably always telling you what to do or not do.  Everyone makes mistakes but if you can learn something from a mistake

Be Open to Ideas - January 24, 2009

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In my own life I was always so focused on what I wanted to do that I ignored some great advice given to me by my parents, teachers and maybe even friends. The downside to having tunnel vision and bein

Learn Your Business - January 24, 2009

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Learn the business you work for. Whether McDonald's or delivering pizza's understand the business. This is free internship material.  ..how does the company order product.....what happens before holid

Be Authentic - January 24, 2009

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Be authentic....Forever explore and expand your world....your intuition....your capacity for compassion.... Breathe deeply and release your frustrations and anger....Direct your energy well and shine

Living Through a Difficult Situation - January 23, 2009

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"If you can live through that (a difficult situation) you can live through anything.  You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.  

Time Management - January 23, 2009

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I would like to add that children must be taught to value TIME - their own and of others....to make the most of every moment in the best possible way.... Indira C.

Your Friends - January 23, 2009

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Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.Stephanie H.

Value Your Integrity - January 23, 2009

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Embrace education - Make learning part of your lifestyle... not a goal.Embrace other cultures - The world is getting smaller every day. Serve in some way. - There's great gratification in helping oth

Stash the Memories - January 22, 2009

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Take the time to soak in the experience, be it a major event or even just hanging out with friends. Stash the memories away!Heather P.

Footprints - January 22, 2009

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Everything in life has repercussions; be proud of the footprints you leave behind.Nicole S.

Love Who You Are - January 22, 2009

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I have an 11 year old daughter, who is a Cadette in GS.  If I could only give one piece of advice, it is "love yourself...love who YOU are and be the best YOU".  Teenagers struggle so much with find

Calm Down - January 22, 2009

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Don't jump to conclusions.  All it does is create unnecessary (and often imaginary!) problems.  Calm down, give the benefit of the doubt instead, and nine times out of ten you'll be pleasantly surpr

Respect - January 22, 2009

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Respect - for yourself, for others, for the world around you.  Rabbi Hillel, a great Jewish teacher, once said, "If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am not for others, what am I? And if

Life is Not Fair - January 22, 2009

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My teenage son will tell you the most important thing I taught him is LIFES NOT FAIR.Michael L.

Kids Need Reminding - January 22, 2009

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It's very simple..... kids need reminding.  They know what the right thing is and what the wrong thing is.  I try to get them to make good, healthy, safe and positive decisions for themselves. Janic

Parents - January 21, 2009

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We try as parents.  But nobody has a degree in it.   Hope it all works out okay and know how important the messages are.Fiona

Change Your World - January 21, 2009

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"Be the change you wish to see in the world." - Gandhi I clipped this quote for them (teenagers) to hopefully share that there isn't always going to be someone to 'fix it.'  Sometimes, you have to fix

Enjoy What You Can - January 21, 2009

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Enjoy what you can and remember that every action can have an unequal and completely opposite reaction.Eric M.

Trust and Truth - January 21, 2009

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My advice is always this phrase: "Where there is truth, there is trust." Probably no more important whole life message a teenager can learn.Tim B.

Be Confident - January 21, 2009

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Be confident in the things you say and do because they are valuable. But don't forget to listen and learn with your eyes and ears. Teresa

No Limitations - January 21, 2009

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Don't ever let anyone tell you what your limitations are, you never know until you try.Never stop dreaming.Carole S.

Change - January 21, 2009

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God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can,  and the wisdom to know the difference. AmenSerenity Prayer supplied by Chris P. 

- January 21, 2009

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"Don't sweat the small stuff" with the obvious meaning of letting go of what you can, while focusing on what you must.  Sometimes difficult to sort out, but good advice thru all stages of life.Mike

Part Time Job - January 21, 2009

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Don't bother dating... get a part-time job....save your money....tithe....pray for your future mate...ask a lot of questions....spend time with those older/wiser than you.Chuck M. 

Delay Gratification - January 21, 2009

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Learn to delay gratification.  If you must have everything now, you'll end up with nothing at all.Realize that failure is an opportunity for growth. It is not a definition of who you are. Every succe

Core Values - January 21, 2009

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Know your core values.Kana G.

Two Life Principles - January 21, 2009

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Two important life principles: 1- Tenacity - believe that what I believe is right and act on that2- Fallibility - admit I'm human and could be wrongDan G. from one of his college professors

Open Mind, Open Heart - January 21, 2009

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Keep an open mind, and an open heart.  Put yourself in somebody else's shoes.  Ask more questions and ponder the answers.  Respect authority but learn to think for yourself.  Take responsibility for

Job Skills - January 21, 2009

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In your current job build skills you will use in your next job.Tim G.

Staying Positive - January 20, 2009

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It's not the events in your life that define you, it's the way you deal with them.  We're on this planet for a minute.  Enjoy it.Scott Armstrong, Olympic Gold Medal Ice Skater

Learning - January 20, 2009

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Learning has nothing to do with being smart, just diciplined.Sheila R. from her brother 

Making Friends - January 20, 2009

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Never make friends with a coward.Sheila R. advice from her father

Today and Tomorrow - January 19, 2009

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"Today may seem overwhelming, but TODAY is the beginning of your tomorrows." Raen Tate Helped me through a world of hurt as a teen.Jeannette T. shared this quote

Each Morning - January 19, 2009

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When Ben Franklin woke each morning he asked one question of himself."What Good I'm I going to do today?"It served him well, and I expect it would others also.John B.

Time with the Family - January 19, 2009

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Spend time with family....listen for advice given by parents and grandparents  Pay attention when they start conversation....Believe me that time will never come again.Yasmeen J.

Ethics - January 19, 2009

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Enjoy life with in the boundry of ethics .Yasmeen J.

Simple Rules - January 19, 2009

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Clean your room, don't fight with your sister, feed your pets, do your homework, respect you elders Neil M.

Do It Right - January 19, 2009

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If you don't have time to do it right the first time -  Do you have time to do it the second time?John B.

Pushed Into Doing Things - January 19, 2009

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It is important to remind boys and especially girls that they have value so they shouldn't feel like getting pushed into doing things they don't wish to.MP

Compassion - January 19, 2009

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Compassion is the cornerstone to success. If you can understand - not necessarily agree with - another's point of view you - you will look at the world from a new perspective. Also, find a mentor an

Willingness to Laugh - January 18, 2009

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Willingness to learn from own mistakes - not get distracted by a failure....Sometimes the willingness to laugh at/ignore those who disagree or say it can't be done.Joan T.

Network Effectively - January 18, 2009

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Build positive rapport with everyone, your classmates, teachers and administrators.  It is a very small world and you never know when you might need the help of others.  Demonstrate your very best s

Respect Yourself - January 18, 2009

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1. Respect your self....Be stable no matter what happens....Make decisions in a calm or neutral frame of mind.Kana G.

3 Careers vs. 1 Career - January 18, 2009

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Plan 3 careers, not just one.The world is evolving at an amazing speed and it will only get faster. (Read "Future Shock" by Alvin Toffler)   The experience you gain in one career will be out of date

Four Words - January 18, 2009

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Do the right thing!Henderson H.

Influence Each Other - January 18, 2009

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They must hold their heads high and be proud of who they are.  They must also be open minded and be an influence to each other. Dave N.

Ask for Help - January 18, 2009

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They must not be afraid to ask for help, they must not be afraid to say when things are wrong and they must not give in to peer pressure - they are not sheep.Dave N.

Stop Worrying - January 18, 2009

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Best advice I ever got is not too much different from what Mike Lowry says, though mine is straight out of the Book: "Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.  Each day has

Relationships - January 18, 2009

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When talking about relationships, don't say they can't, but talk to them about appropriate boundaries and having respect for themselves.  The missing ingredient in these virgin pacts is that they ar

Failure is an Opportunity - January 17, 2009

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Realize that failure is an opportunity for growth. It is not a definition of who you are. Every successful person has failed many, many times but they learned from it and continued to pursue their g

Small Stuff - January 17, 2009

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A Young Life leader of mine said, "Don't sweat the small stuff" with the obvious meaning of letting go of what you can, while focusing on what you must. Sometimes difficult to sort out, but good adv

Find Your Passion - January 17, 2009

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Find a passion and learn what it will take to contribute to the improvement or development of your passion.  Find opportunities to explore your passions.  While your passion may change as you get o

Credit and Your Money - January 17, 2009

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Credit! Forget literally everything else...CREDIT! Nobody ever taught us a thing about credit, except the creditors calling us at 18 when we first got our cards. We all know it is a scam, but it rul

Become an Exchange Student - January 17, 2009

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Be a foreign exchange student.  Nothing will open your mind so much as a long extended trip abroad where you have to interact with people in their culture rather than your own.  It makes everything

Respect Teachers - January 17, 2009

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Learning to "play the game" in school is a vital lesson to learning to play the game at work.  Your teacher is not always right, they are not always fair but you will encounter many people like thi

Be Kind - January 16, 2009

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Be kind.  It costs you nothing and comes back in amazing ways and in abundance.  In the end people matter and things don't.  As an adult I remember the hurtful things -- and the kindness -- that happ

Learn From Your Failures - January 16, 2009

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I think the best advice I've gotten - and the best thing I've taught my children - is that "failure leads to success".Dan Y.

Truth - January 16, 2009

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Tell the truth!  Don't hide from your parents and be honest and open with your family about what you are doing in your life.  Your parents are there to support you!Sherri H.

Flexibility - January 16, 2009

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Be flexible.  Life will always give you turns and roadblocks that you can not expect.  Appropriately adapting to those obstacles will make you a stronger, wiser person.Brett F.www.GoalSettingforStud

Find Your Passion - January 16, 2009

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Find Your Passion.  Identify what motivates you, what gets you going, and seek out opportunities to do it.  Whether it's engineering, pharmacy, liberal arts, maybe even volunteering, don't ever los

Discipline - January 16, 2009

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If you can discipline yourself sufficiently to learn from the mistakes that others have made while travelling their own path through life, then your path will be that much easier to travel and you w

Big Picture - January 16, 2009

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My one piece of advice is to think about the "big picture" but make sure to understand the 'snippets'.  Whether it's your financial, personal, work or school related efforts, always be aware of who

Watch and Listen - January 16, 2009

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Watch, follow and listen to others. Think about what they say, publish or do. Decide whether what you read or watch will help you to learn or develop. Give more value to the output of those that you

10 Rules - January 16, 2009

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Let them understand: 1.   Value for Money 2.   Value to Society3.   Respect to their Elders4.   Be a good Listners 5.   Be Courageous6.   Self Dependent7.   Self Motivation8.   Self Confidence9.   Be

Do Your Best - January 16, 2009

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Do your best in all you do; expect to fail sometimes, but recognize and admit your errors and learn from them and don't stop trying; learn from other people's mistakes when you can, so as not to rec

Respect Your Elders - January 16, 2009

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Be Cool ! But at the same time see that your elders don't get HOT to fume at you.....Also RESPECT your elders esp your parents/grandparents for they won't be with you forever.....Plus be knowledgeab

Don't be Perfect - January 16, 2009

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Don't try to be perfect - be Remarkable!Sheila K.

Love - January 16, 2009

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When you fall in love with someone, make sure it is for who that person is, and not who you want that person to be. Rushton H.

Listen and Learn - January 16, 2009

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Listen to a positive adult....What you do now may have consequences that span years. "T" stands for think, not thrill.Sharon E.

Your Actions - January 16, 2009

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Be able to consider your own actions as if you were watching yourself from across a room.Rushton H.

Career Advice - January 16, 2009

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The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You'll Ever Need By Daniel Pink. This manga style comic book is a quick and easy read with up-to-date and pertinent advice. The book's points ar

Taking Advice - January 16, 2009

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Don't take my or anyone's advice without first researching it yourself and weighing the issues. Do not be a person that blindly follows, but rather one that makes reasoned decisions based on what you

Stay in School - January 16, 2009

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Stay in school, get as much education as you can. Not just high school and college, but throughout life. If one does not further their education, more and more opportunities close with time. Go to c

Faith - January 16, 2009

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Accept Jesus Christ as both Lord and Savior and live each moment to please Him and no one else. Andrea G.

Be a Servant - January 16, 2009

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Be a servant in all areas of your life (student, daughter or son, future employee, future employer, citizen, future spouse) choose to Love and serve.Paul V.

Learn Your Skills in High School - January 16, 2009

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Be sure to get skills as you go through high school. Learn how to do something that would be of value to an employer.Delaine Z.

Nuture Your Faith - January 16, 2009

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Nurture your faith....Volunteer....Take good care of your body....Understand the true difference between "want" and "need"....Create the ability to meet your needs...More times than not, your parents

Find a Mentor - January 16, 2009

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Books to read: "Think and Grow Rich", By Napoleon Hill.  And, "The Secret" Don't settle for less.  Don't take advice on something from someone who doesn't have what you want.  Find a mentor.  Learn; 

Stay In School - January 16, 2009

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Stay in school - get a degree - stay off of drugs - now you are WAY cool.  By the way, your parents are smarter than they look!Barry S.

Be Happy - January 16, 2009

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Don't look for someone to make you happy. Happiness comes from within you. Respect yourself, if you don't know one else will.Carole S.

Never Stop Dreaming - January 16, 2009

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Don't ever let anyone tell you what your limitations are,  you never know until you try. Never stop dreaming.Carole S.

Be Yourself - January 16, 2009

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Don't try to be like everyone else.  You'll only be happy being true to yourself. Think for yourself, don't just regurgitate everyone else's ideas and viewpoints.Carole S.

Life Isn't Fair - January 16, 2009

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I tell my children not to think life is fair because it isn't. But it is up to you to make the most of it. That you will make mistakes as you go through life. The important thing is to learn from th

Your Future - January 16, 2009

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Realize the importance of your current education to your future dreams. Your future begins now and the life you expect to live tommorrow is being built (or destroyed) today. Darrell A

Customer Service - January 16, 2009

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Read the book The Customer Comes Second (Hal Rosenbluth).  Take care of your employees and they will take care of your customers.Jim H

Getting A's - January 16, 2009

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If you're not going to actually get "A's" at least know all of the kids who are getting "A's".  Study things you're interested in.Troy P

Set Goals - January 15, 2009

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My best advice to a teenager would be to set SMART goals, which means, specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and timely goals.  I also suggest reading a couple of books...The Power of Now and A

Greed - January 15, 2009

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Pigs are Fed, Hogs are SlaughteredRusty K.

Trust Your Judgment - January 15, 2009

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Trust your instincts and be a kid while you can be!Ajay J.

Consequences - January 15, 2009

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Always think about the consequences of the actions you take. Take responsibilities for the outcomes of your actions. Angelica L.

Enjoy Life - January 15, 2009

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Relax and enjoy life as much as you can. Angelica L.

Learn from Problems and Conflicts - January 15, 2009

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Never avoid or deny problems, conflicts or obstacles because they are a kind of learning besides textbooks and exams.  You gain another experience skill by learning how to solve life problems, people

Listen to Others - January 15, 2009

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Spend at least 30 minutes to 1 hour just listening and talking with your parents, grandparents, siblings...etc. Your family is the foundation of your strength, confidence, conscience, morality and

Being Pretty - January 15, 2009

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What I tell my daughter: It's nice to be pretty, but better to be smart!Treva L

Don't Give Up On Your Dreams - January 15, 2009

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Don't give up your dreams. If you want to expand your knowledge on life and go to college, but your family doesn't have the money to afford it, there is still hope. There's still financial aid, gran

Live Life Responsibly - January 15, 2009

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Life is not a rehearsal. Make the most of every opportunity. Be responsible for your own actions. Learn from your mistakes. Tolerance and other people have opinions.Thank you Fiona M, mother of two

Peer Pressure - January 15, 2009

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Nikki Navta Pay attention to your instinct and ACT on it. When that little voice inside your head makes you wonder if you''re making the right choice, LISTEN.   Even (especially) if your friends are p

Show the World Who You Are - January 15, 2009

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1. Be yourself! 2. Live each day like no other... Make each of the 24 hours count. Learn a different language, learn a dance, make a new friend.3. Speak positive, be positive4. Impossible = I'm Pos

Best Advice? - January 15, 2009

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Best Advice? Listen to your parents. Trust their experience. Go to school for what you truly love, not for what you think others expect of you. Follow your passions. Don't always live in the moment

Respect - January 15, 2009

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Respect is the best way to show the world you are ready for said world. "Respect your elders" is not just an adage. Realize there is no shame in learning from parents etcetera because he/she probabl

What is the BEST ADVICE You Ever Received? - October 25, 2008

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