Posted on October 1, 2014

Do It Out of Joy, Not Obligation

There are a lot of things that we feel compelled to do. Depending on your situation and/or values, this can include: work, parenting, going to church, exercise, learning and personal growth, even housework. This is what ...

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Posted on September 30, 2014

One Day, You Will Look Back…

One day, you will look back on everything that you’ve done. You’ll be glad that you persisted through the hard times. You’ll be glad that you never stopped learning. You’ll be glad that you laughed more than you worried. You’ll be glad that ...

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Posted on September 29, 2014

The Warrior Within Us All

There’s a warrior within us all. It loves adventure and is drawn towards the path outside your house. It longs for a life greater than the one you are living and is capable of creating it. It is resilient in the face of challenges and ...

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Posted on September 26, 2014

What Can We Learn From Piranhas?

Are you as hungry as this piranha? Piranhas have a fearsome reputation. With their razor sharp interlocking teeth and strong jaws, in large numbers they have the ability to strip a large animal down to its skeleton in a matter of minutes. ...

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Posted on September 25, 2014

The World is a Scary (and Magnificent) Place

If you watch the news, the world seems like a scary place. I wouldn’t recommend a holiday in Iraq, Syria or Afghanistan at the moment and Somalia may not be a good idea either. There are also a few beautiful countries in western Africa that ...

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Posted on September 24, 2014

How To Create an Empire

Penguin books, founded by Sir Allen Lane In 1935, Allen Lane was stuck at Exeter Station looking for a good book to read for his train ride, but all that he found were magazines and old Victorian era novels. This dilemma got him thinking. ...

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Posted on September 24, 2014

The Shadow of a Great Opportunity

Whenever you feel nervous about the task in front of you… Whenever you feel daunted about the future… Whenever you are too afraid to take a risk… Remember what running great Michael Johnson once said, “Pressure is nothing more than the ...

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Posted on September 22, 2014

If You Really Want It, You Will Find It

If you really want energy and motivation when you are feeling tired, you will find it. If you really want a reason to keep going, you will find it. If you really want an opportunity to demonstrate your skills, you will find it. If you ...

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