Doing What Is Right

Spend less energy trying to convince others you are right and more of just doing what is right. – Michael Josephson Subscribe to a weekly newsletter featuring articles and quotes of Michael Josephson atwww.whatwillmatter.com

Just Hang On!

If you’re having a hard time… Just hang on! It will get better – a lot better. It really will!

You Can’t Win a Race You Don’t Start

You can’t win a race you don’t start. What are you waiting for? START! Subscribe to a weekly newsletter featuring articles and quotes of Michael Josephson atwww.whatwillmatter.com

You Don’t Have To Be Sick To Get Better

WHEN IT CONCERNS CHARACTER: YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE SICK TO GET BETTER. Everyone is ethical in their own eyes. Beware of self delusion when assessing your own character or the ethics of your organization. It’s a dangerous form of hubris to be certain that “I would never do that” or “It can’t happen here.” It’s easier to make a …

The Size of Your Courage

The Size of Your Courage “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin Subscribe to a weekly newsletter featuring articles and quotes of Michael Josephson atwww.whatwillmatter.com

Enjoy The Journey 

Enjoy The Journey  Take pride in how far you’ve come. Have faith in how far you can go. But don’t forget to enjoy the journey. Subscribe to a weekly newsletter featuring articles and quotes of Michael Josephson atwww.whatwillmatter.com

Idealism Is An Essential

IDEALISM IS AN ESSENTIAL INGREDIENT OF EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP. Idealism and realism are not opposites. Effective leaders are idealists without illusions. Idealistic leaders are not naïve about human nature or real world obstacles to change. They simply refuse to be confined by what “is” as they pursue what could be. – Michael Josephson

Be Relentlessly Generous

Be relentlessly generous in your judgements and actions. Give others the benefit of the doubt and stop being so hard on yourself. – Michael Josephson Subscribe to a weekly newsletter featuring articles and quotes of Michael Josephson atwww.whatwillmatter.com  

The Fear Of Death

The Fear Of Death I am convinced that it is not the fear of death, of our lives ending that haunts our sleep so much as the fear…that as far as the world is concerned, we might as well never have lived. – Harold Kushner Subscribe to a weekly newsletter featuring articles and quotes of Michael Josephson at www.whatwillmatter.com

You Can BE What You Want To BE

You can BE what you want to be. GET what you want to have. GO where you want to go. If you DO what you need to do. Subscribe to a weekly newsletter featuring articles and quotes of Michael Josephson atwww.whatwillmatter.com

Karma Will Find You

Karma will find you If you are mean to someone today, you are not going to like what’s in store for YOU tomorrow. Create a culture of kindness and you won’t have to worry when you might be the next victim. Subscribe to a weekly newsletter featuring articles and quotes of Michael Josephson at www.whatwillmatter.com

He Didn’t Tell Me How To Live

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY! “He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.” – Clarence Budington Kelland Subscribe to a weekly newsletter featuring articles and quotes of Michael Josephson atwww.whatwillmatter.com

The View From Your Shoulders

The view from atop your shoulders was the best I’ve ever had. I see more, know more and can do more because of you dad. Happy Father’s Day.

Turning Into My Father

Turning Into My Father Lately, all my friends are worried that they are turning into their fathers. I’m worried I’m not. – Dan Zevin Subscribe to a weekly newsletter featuring articles and quotes of Michael Josephson atwww.whatwillmatter.com

The Need to be Appreciated

The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated.” – William James Expressing appreciation with words, a smile, or hug costs so little and means so much. It can make a day or even change a life.

The Door to Opportunity

If one door to opportunity closes, find another. There are more doors than you need. Just keep looking until you find the right one. – Michael Josephson

No One Can Make You Feel Inferior

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. – Eleanor Roosevelt Don’t give it! Subscribe to a weekly newsletter featuring articles and quotes of Michael Josephson atwww.whatwillmatter.com

The Measure of Leadership

The measure of your leadership is not how much YOU DO, but how much YOU GET OTHERS TO DO. – Michael Josephson Subscribe to a weekly newsletter featuring articles and quotes of Michael Josephson atwww.whatwillmatter.com

No Little Lies

TRUST is a tower built stone by stone. Lies remove stones from the base and can topple the highest tower. When trust is important there are no little lies. – Michael Josephson Read more of Michael Josephson’s thoughts on trust in his commentary “Truth Matters. Trustworthiness Matters.” –http://whatwillmatter.com/2017/12/commentary-truth-matters-trustworthiness-matters/

Is It Worth It?

Is It Worth It? Don’t ask if it’s going to be easy. Ask if it’s going to be worth it. – Michael Josephson Subscribe to a weekly newsletter featuring articles and quotes of Michael Josephson atwww.whatwillmatter.com

Credibility Is Always Important

THERE ARE NO LITTLE LIES WHEN CREDIBILITY IS IMPORTANT. AND CREDIBILITY IS ALWAYS IMPORTANT. Trust is built like a tower, stone by stone and when someone lies to you it topples to tower because it removes the stones from the bottom. – Michael Josephson Subscribe to a weekly newsletter featuring articles and quotes of Michael Josephson atwww.whatwillmatter.com

The Importance of Punctuality

THE IMPORTANCE OF PUNCTUALITY Be where you are supposed to be when you are supposed to be. Being late is disrespectful and irresponsible. Subscribe to a weekly newsletter featuring articles and quotes of Michael Josephson atwww.whatwillmatter.com