Winning always begins with attitude. Right from the start, your outlook is positive because you know you’re going to be a winner regardless of the results. You realize that winning is important but even more important is effort. If you work hard and give your very best effort, you will, without question, be a winner. Winning is not about winning. It’s about wanting to win. It’s about desire. It’s about determination. It’s about being motivated to reach the finish line. It’s about not giving up. It’s about falling down, getting back up, and having the courage to keep on going. … Continue reading HOW TO BE A WINNER EVERY TIME
Today we’ll take another look at Miss Prim’s 3rd grade class and meet little Nora Nott. Nora teaches us a lot about “heart.” Whatever you do in life, give it all you’ve got. “You gotta have heart, lots and lots of heart.” People who are the happiest in life are people who give life their best effort and enjoy life to the fullest. You only have one chance at life so be determined to make the most of it. Jump in with both feet and LIVE LIFE WITH A LOT OF HEART. Nora Nott loves to sing, though she cannot.Poor … Continue reading HAPPY PEOPLE HAVE LOTS OF HEART – GIVE LIFE ALL YOU GOT
Some say that winning is everything.But is it/Whereas it’s true that winning feels good,it’s not everything.Some say wanting to win is everything.But is it?Whereas wanting to win is important,it’s not everything.You see, when it comes to winning,effort is everything.Your effort is what’s important.Trying and refusing to give upis what counts.Effort is more important than winning.It tells you more about your character.Even when you don’t win,if you know you have tried your best,if you have given your best effort,you can feel satisfiedand proud of what you have done.You can’t always win,but you can always give your best effort.That’s victory in itself.That’s … Continue reading WHAT IS MORE IMPORTANT TO YOU? WINNING OR EFFORT?
Here are some thoughts about how to makeyour work a more enjoyable experience.1. First of all, it’s important to understand thatWork is mental or physical EFFORT done in order to achieve a purpose or result.In other words, work is what you do, not who you are.For example, if you say you are a carpenter,Your work is the EFFORT you put forth to getthe job done. You may not like being a carpenter,but you can feel good about the EFFORT(your work) you put into doing the job.Always focus on your effort.2. Your ideal work is that which allows you toexpress your … Continue reading HOW TO MAKE YOUR WORK MORE ENJOYABLE
To experience success in lifethere are several things to keep in mind.First of all, success can beas small as completing the day’s chores,or as big as composing a concerto.Regularly succeeding at small thingsprepares you for success at big things.Practice at succeeding develops goodhabits and creates a positive mindset.It makes you realize thatyou have what it takes to succeed.There are several things thatwill help you be successful.(1) BELIEF IN YOURSELFThere’s nothing more empoweringthan having confidence in yourself.You have to believe that you can do it.(2) VISIONThose that succeed are those who have aclear vision of what they want to accomplish.Always focus … Continue reading YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
There’s a way to win at life.To WIN at life is to be HAPPY.There’s a way to be a winnerand be happyevery single day of your life.It’s quite simple.Let the people in your life do the things they need to doto be happy.Don’t waste your effortin trying to control what they do.Instead, focus on putting yourEFFORTinto things that you knowwill make you a WINNER at life and be HAPPY.But remember….winning itself is NOT the point.WANTING to win at lifeis the point.Having a DESIRE to win at lifeis the point.Having fire in your bellyevery single day that you get up,DETERMINED to … Continue reading HOW TO WIN AT LIFE
You have received a gift basketas part of what life offers.Everyone receives the giftbut not everyone uses it.In the basket is everythingyou need to succeed.If you use the items in the basket,they will empower you to fulfill your dreams.As you proceed to use your gift basket,remember that real successis achieving a peace of mindin knowing that you havegiven your very best effortin all that you attempt to do.In the basket are the itemsthat will empower you.A clear vision of what it isyou want to do.Belief in your dream.The interest and desire to achieve it.The courage to try.Confidence in yourself.The abilities … Continue reading YOU HAVE BEEN EMPOWERED TO SUCCEED
Sometimes I struggle.I don’t always know what it isthat I’m struggling about.I just feel the struggle inside me.I know it sounds crazy butonce when I was really strugglingI looked up the definition to seewhat the dictionary said I was doing.”A struggle is making an effort to dosomething in the face of difficulties.”That definition surprised me.But it gave me a better perspective.I didn’t realize that when I struggleI’m not giving up. I’m not giving in.I’m actually doing SOMETHING.I’m making an effort to do SOMETHINGabout what it is I’m dealing with.That really helped me. Gave me hope.How I face my struggles tells … Continue reading SOMETIMES I STRUGGLE
In the 1968 OlympicsTanzanian runner, John Akhwari,fell during the marathon race andseverely injured his leg.Olympic officials wanted himto drop out but he refused.In great pain, he hobbled on,one step a a time.An hour after other runnershad finished the raceAkhwari managed to somehowcross the finish line.The few spectators still in thestadium rose to their feet indisbelief and gave Akhwaria thunderous ovation.When asked why he didn’t quit,Akhwari simply replied,”My country did not send me hereto start the race.They sent me here to finish.”Take a moment to reflectand ask yourself this question:”What is one really important thingin your life you want to finish?”It’s … Continue reading WHAT IN LIFE DO YOU WANT TO FINISH?
In everyone’s life there are mountains to climb.Some are small, some are tall,some are rugged, some are difficult.How you approach your mountainstells you a lot about your character.Some sit and simply refuse to climb.They prefer to sit and do nothing,choosing to miss life’s adventures.It’s true they cannot fallif they do not climb,but there’s no joy to be foundin living life on the ground.Some people decide to climb the mountainbut soon give up when the going gets tough.The don’t want to give the effortto keep climbing, so they stop,even when they’re close to the top.Still others view the mountain as a … Continue reading THERE ARE MOUNTAINS WITHIN YOU TO CLIMB