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Ten Motivational Quotes by Famous Authors

Guest post by Alisa Gilbert When I think about motivational quotes, I often seek out some of my favorite authors. I figure if I need a good quote to help me get motivated to accomplish some important task or to get started on a project that has been intimidating me for some time, then I […]

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Don’t Be a Knocker

Don’t Be A Knocker Knocking is one of the easiest things in the world to do.  It only takes a thimblefull of brains.  And it is the cheapest and easiest way to attract attention.  But it is a mighty expensive amusement.  Everybody hates a knocker. No man ever got very high by pulling other people […]

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Personal Worth

“My advice is: Marry a man who is a fortune in himself. Houses, lands, and large inheritance are well enough, but the wheel of fortune turns so rapidly that through some investment all these in a few years may be gone. There are some things, however, which are a perpetual fortune—good manners, geniality of soul, […]

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The Boss Or The Leader?

Here’s a good thought on the difference between a boss and a leader.  If you’re in a leadership role, this might be a nice thing to print and stick up on the wall. Even if you don’t read it all the time, at least the people around you will see you’re trying to do what’s […]

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Initiative – A Thought About Initiative

This is a quote from Elbert Hubbard, an American philosopher who died in 1915. INITIATIVE “THE WORLD BESTOWS ITS BIG PRIZES, both in money and honors, for but one thing. And that is Initiative. What is Initiative? I’ll tell you: It is doing the right thing without being told. But next to doing the thing […]

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Are You A Sleeping Giant?

Sleeping giants have no advantage over dwarfs. In fact it is my reasonable view that a proactive dwarf would be better off than a sleeping giant. It is hard to explain how much potential goes to waste or remains untapped because we seek discover ourselves. You have a lot of potential inherent in you than […]

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Do Your Best In All Circumstances

Life is complete mystery and puzzle. It presents to us a host of opportunities to make or break our present and future. It offers to all of us 1440 minutes each day to be the best we can be and to do the best that we can do in all given circumstances. Life gives us […]

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Listen To The Right Voices

The world is full of myriad voices directly to those who dare listen. Many voices take the stage in virtually all names you can imagine. The voices of the voiceless, the voices of the poor, the voices of the marginalized, the voices of….you can name it. The salient truth is that these voices have a […]

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