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Be Curious About the World Rather Than Fearful

Be Curious About the World Rather Than Fearful

Just For Today, Be Curious Sure, we could react to others with animosity when they don’t meet our expectations.  We could launch into them with judgement and shame.  But wouldn’t it make more sense to become curious and find out what they’re really thinking? Everything in life gets better when we hold judgement in favor

without change there is no innovation

Without Change There Is No Innovation

Quote: Without Change There Is No Innovation The whole quote is, “Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.”  William Pollard There can be little innovation without change because innovation often requires that we rethink our

be great

Get Going to Be Great

  How to Be Great: Get Going Zig Ziglar reminds us that the way we start is much less important than deciding to start and taking action.  Keep personal growth and change as easy as possible by simply starting on a daily growth journey that you never stop.  It’s that simple.   Photo: Celestine Chua  

commitment

Commitment: Are You “In?”

  Photo: Ed Schipul Commitment: Being In Can you be kind of committed?  Perhaps but call it something other than commitment.  You’re inclined to be committed.  You’d like to be committed.  You hope to be committed. Are you committed to a goal or dream?  How would you know?  The answer might be more simple than you

the critic

The Critic and the Man in the Arena

The Critic Critics are a dime a dozen.  Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt reminds us that it’s the man in the arena, who keeps getting up when he’s knocked down, whose face is “marred by dust and sweat and blood” who is to be applauded. Don’t listen to the critics.  They get an emotional charge out of

what you resist persists

What You Resist Persists

Photo: Celestine Chua What You  Resist Persists? What we focus on is what we end up becoming.  I wish I had better news for you.  When you relentlessly focus on the faults of others, strangely, those faults get amplified in you.  Focus on what you want, not what you don’t want. So what do you want?

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