Quotes I’ve written down (some authors unknown) which have influenced me along the way:
Downey’s Five Steps to a solution:
• Define the situation
• Identify available resources
• Develop strategy
• What support is necessary to implement?
• Communicate to everyone
The best way to predict the future is to create it (Drucker)
Winning-Going as far as I can using all that I’ve got
Whatever doesn’t kill me makes me stronger (Nietzsche)
Am I working to prove myself or to express myself?
What am I willing to let go of to get what I want?
Fate-What life gives me. Destiny-Is what I choose to do with it
I am going to act as if what I do makes a difference
What do I want it to look like when I get there?
A vision without a task is but a dream. A task without a vision is drudgery. A vision with a task is the hope of the world
Be the change you are trying to create (Ghandi)
If I always do what I’ve always done then I’ll always get what I’ve always got
You are everything you choose to be
It is discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty, and how few by deceit (Bruce Babbitt)
Unless there by correct thought, there cannot be any action, and when there is correct thought, right action will follow (Henry George)
It is a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it (W. Somerset Maugham)
People perform at their best when contributing their talents to something they believe in. (David McNally)
Evermore people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for (Victor Frankl)
Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must first be overcome (Samuel Johnson)
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance (Samuel Johnson)
Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry (Mark Twain)