In honor of Throwback Thursday, this message comes from my 2003-2004 fourth graders! Feel free to adopt it, and/or pass it along!
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Good morning, and happy hump day! Today’s message is from TV journalist and motivational speaker, Jeff Johnson. It’s actually the transcript from a segment on the Tom Joyner Morning Show. GREAT message here!
[Leaders] can deal with things as they are because they have dreamed of what they can be.
Good Monday morning! Do not identify yourself with that which you are not.- Rev. Elizabeth Longo
A great leader will not be a leader of followers. He or she will be a leader or leaders. Being selected as a captain last year was one of the most rewarding happenings of my lacrosse career. Many, if not the majority, of my teammates were captains or, at the very least, leaders on their […]
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. -Chinese Proverb
Reputation is made in a moment. Character is built in a lifetime. - James Leggett
Anyone who influences others is a leader. – Chuck Swindoll If we are known by the company we keep, then the company we keep ought to inspire and invigorate us to greatness…
Good Labor Day morning! One of my buzz words for this year has been FORWARD. It will probably continue to be one of my buzz words through the end of the year, into next year, and beyond. Sometimes progress happens a lot slower than we expect. And while it’s tough to swallow, I occasionally have […]
Happy Friday! The GREAT Life G-ratitude R-espect E-nthusiasm A-ttitude T-eam first
I read a great Gandhi quote – and great reminder – yesterday that said: To believe in something and not to live it is dishonest. I remember replying to a friend’s post on Twitter a couple months back. The post said something to the effect of, “I went out of my way to hold a […]
As I mentioned earlier this week, having a team-first attitude means reminding ourselves that “it’s not about me.” As an athlete, it means putting in a little extra work to aid in the success of your team. As a parent it means sacrificing certain personal conveniences on behalf of your kids. As a teacher or […]
I always close out to my camps and clinics by reminding my campers that somebody else made it possible for them to be there, and that they owe that person(s) a thank you. I’ve found this to be true in all aspects of life though. I once read that every successful person has had at […]
Good Monday evening! It’s more than reasonable that we’re our own first priority day to day and moment to moment – especially those of us that are not married and have no kids. It’s natural.
Philippians 4:13 – I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Although he’s probably not the first, and certainly won’t be the last, Robert H. Schuller asked the question, “What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?”