Good morning! A friend of mine passed these two quotes on to me, a month apart almost to the day. Interestingly enough they fit together nicely.
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When I was a freshman in high school, I tried out for the varsity basketball team. Just before our first scrimmage two of the upperclassmen got into some kind of trouble and weren’t going to be allowed to compete.
Happy Friday! Last night I watched a high school football game. It was a game. I’m not sure that I could call it a competition since it wasn’t very competitive. Although … as in most sports, there are little competitions inside the game. In lacrosse, who wins the ground ball battles? In basketball, who wins the rebounding battles? There’s also competition to see who plays with the most energy and enthusiasm.
Good morning! Today’s Words of Wisdom are from an article I came across earlier this week, titled “12 Ways to Accomplish More by Doing Less.” We all, at some point, feel that we are doing too much. Sometimes it’s by default, because we have a lot on our plates. Sometimes it’s our own fault, because we haven’t realized that saying “NO” is OK. At any rate, this article offers some great suggestions as to how to be more productive. The…
“If you stop learning today, you stop leading tomorrow.”- Howard Hendricks None of us needs to know everything about everything. But chances are we do need to know everything about something, and it’s probably to our benefit to know something about a lot of things.
Good morning! MOTIVATION MONDAY Yesterday’s church service, was not one of my favorites. But the message was solid. It was about embracing change, and allowing change to open us up to the blessings in store for us. Ironically, as I pulled out of the parking lot, the first song that came on the radio was Kirk Franklin’s “Today.” The first verse starts as follows:
Good evening! Hopefully the start of the weekend is greeting you at the end of a productive and positive week. Most of us are probably thrilled that the weekend is here. I know I have things that I need to get accomplished this weekend, but 2 of the most important things that I make time for every weekend – sometimes not enough time – are relaxing and organizing my life.
This day will never come again. Make today count. – Alan Stein
Actor, Tom Welling, does a nice job of explaining it. I have so much chaos in my life, It’s become normal… You have to just relax, calm down, take a deep breath and try to see how you can make things work rather than complain about how they’re wrong.
Good afternoon! Grind
Good evening! Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer. – Denis Waitley Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. – Will Rogers
Ask any leader why he or she is willing to forgive and forget, and you’ll hear, “I don’t have time to be bitter. I only have time to be better. – Stan Toler
In honor of Throwback Thursday, this message comes from my 2003-2004 fourth graders! Feel free to adopt it, and/or pass it along!
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.