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Are You Making A Difference?

“the best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.” ~ Elbert Hubbard

What does this mean to you?  I think it means something like the “Slight Edge” theory, where you begin making those changes one day at a time and each day that you accomplish good work it is a step to move forward in the direction you desire.   218 more words


"The Last Lecture"

One of my favorite books is Randy Pausch’s “The Last Lecture.”  His book has many life lessons and is based on his last lecture that he gave at Carnegie Mellon University.   110 more words

Walt Disney World


In the blog, Ego Suspension, June 1st, 2014, I discussed arrogance.  I have more examples I’d like to share.

I used to work with a wise old Army Warrant Officer who once told me that he’d seen a few really bright and talented people crash and burn due to arrogance.   222 more words

Applied Psychology

The Brick Walls

“The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. 27 more words

"The Last Lecture"

Above is the link to Randy Pausch’s inspirational speech that his book, “The Last Lecture” is written about. If you want to be inspired, moved or feel renewed, I’d recommend reading Randy’s book!! 705 more words


The Tipping Point

The Tipping Point

September 2014, I wrote myself a letter that had a charming title, “That moment when you wake up and realize everything is arbitrary.” Synonymous for George Carlin saying, “Just remember, it’s all b.s.” Recently I found this letter and I opened it because it didn’t sound like the optimistic attitude I try to have, and months later I was a little bit confused as to where this letter to myself was going. 939 more words

{cool finds} randy pausch - the last lecture

Another month, another inspirational book! I had heard about Randy Pausch’s The Last Lecture and thought it would be a fun read. Little did I know, it became one of my favorite books to date. 683 more words