Action: The Key to Motivation

Action: The Key to Motivation

[blockquote author=”” ]Ability is rated by what is finished, not what is started.[/blockquote] “Motivation—where can I buy some?” “They never seem to reach their full potential. Just one time I wish they would all give 100 percent.” “This year’s class has...
Getting Serious About Being Positive

Getting Serious About Being Positive

[blockquote author=”” ]You can’t do everything, but you can do something.[/blockquote] The title of this article should provoke some questions in your mind. Isn’t positive generally related with “happy,” “upbeat,” “fun,” or “not negative?” Although this is...
Dealing with Feelings of Insecurities

Dealing with Feelings of Insecurities

[blockquote author=”Mark Twain” ]Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear—not absence of fear[/blockquote] When there is any conflict between or among people, it generally stems from a kind of behavior that “turns off” someone else. (Adults label it...
The Price of Success

The Price of Success

[blockquote author=”Franklin D. Roosevelt” pull=”normal”]Happiness…lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.[/blockquote] To date, I have not met anyone who did not want to be successful in whatever he or she...
Achieving Excellence

Achieving Excellence

[blockquote author=”” ]Where I was is destroyed, where I am stands condemned, where I shall be is just now being built.[/blockquote] When we all have the potential to succeed at almost anything we choose, why do so few people attain a high...
Cooperation Creates Victory

Cooperation Creates Victory

Together we stand, divided we fall. We are a society that thrives on competition. We compete in school for grades; we compete in our professional lives to achieve positions and titles; and we compete in our daily life patterns for everything from a faster lane on the...