“Excellence is the result of caring more than others think is
wise, risking more than others think is safe, dreaming more than others
think is practical, and expecting more than others think is possible”…..Anonymous.
“A life without cause is a life without effect.” Einstein
“It’s not the time we invest in a mission or project that matters most, but the energy we bring to the time that we have. Investing time simply takes us from absenteeism to presenteeism……. Full engagement makes the time invested priceless.” Jim Loeh
Opportunities can often be found wrapped in challenges.
Interesting quote heard today:”People don’t reject facts, because they’re not true. They reject facts, because they are too painful.”
Although I read Thinking for A Change a few years ago, I would be remiss if I didn’t call attention to it. John Maxwell underscores the fact that “successful people think differently than unsuccessful people.” In this book, he offers eleven thinking skills. One of those thinking skills is to embrace the lessons of reflective thinking.
This one really hit home with me, because I don’t typically stop to smell the roses. I was always running on auto-pilot moving from one task to the next, but after reading this book I realized that I was missing valuable lessons from one of the greatest teachers—experience.