Courage in action is often nothing more than the choice to do something that is risky because there is a stronger driving motivation, one that makes the risk less important than the thing sought. It could be noble as with honor, patriotism or the protection of family or it could be anger, a desire for revenge or unbridled ambition. — Michael …
Don’t waste your time wishing – Take Action! “Many of us spend half our time wishing for things we could have if we didn’t spend half our timing wishing.” – Alexander Woollcott
For every ACTION there is an equal and opposite CRITICISM A critical quality of effective leadership is a THICK SKIN. In addition to PASSION, PERSISTENCE and PERSUASIVENESS, change agents have the COURAGE and CONFIDENCE to withstand criticism. Effective leaders need many qualities but those who seek to make meaningful change and solve complex problems with competing interests must have the …
A lot of people have a very strong wishbone But they need a stronger backbone
Every expert was once a beginner. Set a goal and pursue it. You can be whatever you want.
If you could fly wherever you wanted, where would you go? What’s holding you back?
Nothing worth gaining was ever gained without effort. – Theodore Roosevelt
We are urging all CC! schools to invite their students to write encouraging and caring notes to the many thousands of children suffering greatly from the ravages of hurricane Maria.
Integrity is moral courage in action.
Don’t ask if is going to be easy. Ask if it’s going to be worth it. – Michael Josephson
If not now when?
There are risk and costs to an action. But they are far less than long range risk of comfortable inaction. – John F. Kennedy
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
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
Actions speak louder than words. Ideas without action are like beautifully gift wrapped boxes with nothing inside.
“Ideas without action are like beautifully wrapped gift boxes with nothing inside.” – Michael Josephson
“I miss every shot I don’t take.” – Wayne Gretsky, Hall of Fame Hockey Player The surest way to fail is not to try.
— You’ve heard the aphorisms before: “Nothing ventured, nothing gained.” “There is no progress without action” There are two distinct concepts in the phrase “take the chance.” The first
It could be pursuing a passion or just something you’ve wanted to do – perhaps a hobby, a class you want to take, a place
Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work. — William Arthur Ward
Five birds are sitting on a telephone wire. Two of them decide to fly South. How many are left? Three, you say? No, it’s five. You see, deciding to fly South is not the same as doing it. If a bird really wants to go somewhere, it’s got to point itself in the right direction, jump off the wire and flap its …
Think of the most ethical person you know. Do a lot of people come to mind or only a few? Are you having trouble thinking of anyone? If I asked that question of the people who know you well, how many would name you? Almost all? About half? Just a few? Unless this commentary makes you more humble, you will …