You Can Do Anything

You can do anything you set your mind to do. No mountain is too high to climb. No subject is too difficult to learn. Effort and attitude make all the difference.

A Good Companion

A good companion is someone you spend time with when you want to have a good time. True friend is someone you want to be with when you’ve had a bad time. It’s great when they are the same person. – Michael Josephson

Character is Built on Decisions

Our character is both formed and revealed by how we deal with everyday challenges as well as extraordinary pressures and temptations, like a well made tower, character is built stone by stone, decision by decision. – Michael Josephson

Use Your Time Wisely

Time is a created thing. To say ‘I don’t have time,’ is like saying, ‘I don’t want to.’ – Lao Tzu​ Time is not something you find or make. The clock and the calendar move on at their own pace. Your choice is how you use it.

Take A Risk!

There are risk and costs to an action. But they are far less than long range risk of comfortable inaction. – John F. Kennedy

Follow Your Dreams!

Follow your dreams! You’ll never know what you can accomplish if you don’t try. Expand your horizons – travel, read, try new things!

What To Do

Do more than you have to do and less than you’re allowed to do. – Michael Josephson

The Ideal Employee A-Z

THE IDEAL EMPLOYEE A-Z BY Michael Josephson Accepts responsibility Believes in the mission Committed to improvement Demonstrates good character Eliminates waste Fixes rather than complains Goes the extra mile Holds the company accountable Is honest and responsible Juggles multiple tasks Knows what is needed Loves to do a job well Makes everyone better Never gossips Obtains needed resources Prods company …

Knowledge Enlightens

Have you noticed that ignorant people are just opinionated as those who are informed, But that the ignorant folks always seem more certain? Knowledge enlightens, but it also tend to raise doubt and the desire for more knowledge. – Michael Josephson

Plans & Goals

Don’t confuse your plan with your goal. Successful people adapt to new circumstances and change whatever needs to be changed to meet their goals.


Forgiveness is not what we do for others; it’s what we do for ourselves so we can get well and move on.

Be Proactive!

If you want something better – Go For it. Be proactive – decide what you want and take action to make it happen.

Don’t Walk, Fly!

Why walk when you can fly? Until you try you never know how high and far you can go or how much you can be. – Michael Josephson

Working Together

None of us alone can eradicate all evil  or alleviate all suffering, but many good people working together can make things a great deal better. – – Harold Kushner

The Great Power of Courage

There is within you, waiting to be called, a great source of power called courage. Call its name and it will give you the strength to overcome fear and uncertainty and the heart to continue bold confidence despite the pain of disappointment and tragedy. – Michael Josephson

People of Character

People of character do the right thing even if no one is looking. People of character do the right thing even if it costs more than they want to pay. People of character do the right thing even if no one else does, not because they think it will change the world, but because they refused to be changed by …