You can have talent and you can have good looksbut if you don’t got GRIT you don’t havewhat it takes to get you to your goal.’Cause GRIT is doing what you have to doto get you where you wanna go.GRIT is stickin’ it out in the face of failure,persevering when obstacles block your path,standing strong when setbacks come your way.GRIT is staying in the game when everyoneelse is giving up, packing up, and going home.It’s the stubborn refusal to quit.It’s being knocked down five timesbut getting up six.When everyone else is saying, “I can’t,”GRIT is saying, “I can. I will.”It’s … Continue reading YOU GOTTA HAVE GRIT – IT WILL GET YOU TO YOUR GOAL
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
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?
Saturday is the day almost everyone looks forward to.It’s a change of pace day.It’s a catch up day.It’s a recreation day.It’s an everything day.For me, this Saturday is anopportunity to share somethoughts that are swirling in my head.Here they are.1. Success is like a game of chess. You have to make the right moves to win the game. Your most importantmove is often your first one.2. Always be willing to give something up in order toachieve a goal.3. Those who learn best are those who listen well.4. How we face tomorrow often depends on howwe live today.5. The consistency of one’s effort … Continue reading BITS OF WIT AND WISDOM ON A SATURDAY MORNING
I think it’s good sometimes to reflect on what it is that INSPIRES us because it tells us something about ourselves. It gives us insights into who we are. Many things inspire me. One thing I go to when I need a good does of inspiration is a movie, ”The Unsinkable Molly Brown.” It’s based on a true story. Molly Brown was a philanthropist who survived the Titanic. She’s remembered for helping people get safely off the sinking ship. She’s also remembered for urging the crew of Lifeboat No 6 to return to the debris field and look for … Continue reading WE ALL NEED AN “UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN” ATTITUDE
Striving to reach a goal is like being alone in a boat at sea Your eyes are focused on the shore but it seems so far away And rowing can get difficult. Sometimes the waves are high and powerful Sometimes the winds are strong and forceful It takes Will Power to keep rowing. It takes Determination to keep going. It takes a Strong Sense of Purpose to not give up. And when you feel like you don’t have the strength to keep rowing, start rowing with your Heart. With Determination and a Lot of Heart you will reach your GOAL. Continue reading ROW YOUR BOAT TO REACH YOUR GOAL