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 …


Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. – Albert Einstein​

Real Leadership

Real leadership is demonstrated when you show you care more about getting something done than about getting credit for doing it. – Michael Josephson

Great Leaders are Principled

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

Leaders Must Show They Care

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

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. …

Put Your Mind To It!

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.

Make the Impossible Possible

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.