If you can imagine it you can achieve it. If you can dream it you can become it. – William Arthur ward.
God, give us grace to accept with serenity that things cannot be changed, courage to change the things that should be changed, and the wisdom to distinguish the one from.
Leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses. – Mitt Romeny
Real leadership is demonstrated when you show you care more about getting something done than about getting credit for doing it. – Michael Josephson
Leaders find solutions not excuses. – Michael Josephson
Great leaders are principled; they are not merely effective, they are ethical. They adhere to moral principles In their objectives and methods. They engender trust and credibility because of their integrity and loyalty and because they care about their followers and treat them with respect. – Michael Josephson
Good leaders think seriously about both the integrity of management and the management of integrity. – Michael Josephson
Leaders must show they care. A leader is like a battalion commander who isn’t content to read the menus but insists on going into the mess hall to taste the food himself. Not only does he know more about what’s being fed to his subordinates, but he’s considered a better leader by his troops. – Peter Drucker.
Gratitude is not a statement, it’s feeling. It is so easy to say we are grateful that I often don’t stop to really, really take the time to experience gratitude. Saying the words doesn’t mean a thing without the feeling and it takes a moment of genuine reflection to summon that feeling. This Thanksgiving don’t shortchange yourself with hollow word. …
Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! And what you can accomplish! – Anne Frank You will be amazed at what you can do when you put your mind to it.
An idea without action is like a boat without sails. – Michael Josephson
Start by doing what is necessary. Then do what’s possible. and soon you’ll be doing the impossible. – Saint Francis of Assisi You can do just about anything you set your mind to.
Actions speak louder than words. Ideas without action are like beautifully gift wrapped boxes with nothing inside.
“If we cannot end our differences, at least we can make the world safe for diversity.” – John F. Kennedy
“You can’t escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” – Abraham Lincoln
What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom “to” and freedom “from” – Marilyn Vos Savant
“We mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our Sacred Honor. ” – Declaration of Independence 1776 Remember and appreciate what your freedom costs.
Be yourself, everyone else is taken. – Oscar Wilde
Don’t let the opinions of others define you. Don’t let the doubts of others confine you. You can be so much more then even you suppose. – Michael Josephson
It’s not where you’re from; it’s where you’re going. It’s not what you drive; it’s what drives you. It’s not what you think; it’s what you do. It’s not who you were; it’s who you become. It’s not who you know; it’s who you are.
1. Be yourself. Mindless conformity is a prison; express yourself authentically and don’t be afraid to stand out, but don’t go to extremes just to be different, or just prove you can. You don’t need orange hair, a nose ring or tattoos to be special. In the end, it’s more important to be respected than notorious. 2. Don’t expect too much or settle …
I am not and never will be perfect, but I take comfort knowing I am better than I used to be and not as good as I will be. – Michael Josephson
“It is your depth of commitment, your quality of service, the product of your devotion — these are the things that count in a life. When you give purely, the honor comes in the giving, and that is honor enough.” Scott O’Grady, Air Force pilot (1995).
Ask not what your country can do for you Ask what you can do for your country. John F. Kennedy
Every now and then it’s a good thing to stop looking for happiness and just be happy.
Those who wish to sing, always find a song. Optimism is a choice. Happiness is a choice.
“One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters.” George Herbert
A little girl, asked where home was, replied “Where mother is.” – Keith L. Brooks
Personality can open doors. But it takes character keep them open. – Elmer Letterman
Watch your thoughts; they lead to attitudes. Watch your attitudes; they lead to words. Watch your words; they lead to actions. Watch your actions; they lead to habits. Watch your habits; they lead to character. Watch your character; it determines your destiny.