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Labor Day

Let’s launch this Labor Day Weekend early with a lovely meditation on work. Kahlil Gibran said that “work is love made visible.” To help us make the most of each day’s labor, let’s keep in mind his powerful poem “On … Continue reading

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Making Music

“To me the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it’s about, but the music the words make.” Truman Capote Sure, we have things we want to say when we write—ideas, insights, emotions, fears and joys we want to share. … Continue reading

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“Don’t Quit”

A sweet story to inspire us all: Ignacy Paderewski, the world-famous composer-pianist, was scheduled to perform at a large symphony hall in America. In the audience that evening was a mother hoping that the concert would inspire her nine-year old … Continue reading

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Inside You

“It is not necessary that you leave the house. Remain at your table and listen. Do not even listen, only wait. Do not even wait, be wholly still and alone. The world will present itself to you for its unmasking, … Continue reading

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Holmes Helps

“I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it—but we … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

Where Go the Boats? Dark Brown is the river,Golden is the sand.It flows for ever,With trees on either hand. Green leaves a-floating,Castle of the foam,Boats of mine a-boating —Where will all come home? On goes the riverAnd out past the … Continue reading

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Changing Strategy

Change your strategy, change your results.”   Dr. Rob Gilbert “Success in general, in almost any endeavor, is made possible by malleable factors—things you can change and improve with effort.”   Brendan Burchard Brendan Burchard is a best-selling author and productivity expert. … Continue reading

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Taking Action

“The law of nature is, do the thing, and you shall have the power: but they who do not the thing have not the power.” Ralph Waldo Emerson “The work itself will teach you.” Old Estonian Proverb “Do the thing, … Continue reading

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Surpass Yourself

“The average person puts only 25 percent of his energy and ability into his work The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50 percent of their capacity and stands on its head for those … Continue reading

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Action Traction

“Action seems to seems to follow feeling, but really action and feeling go together, and by regulating the action, which is under the more direct control of the will, we can indirectly regulate the feeling, which is not.”William James “The … Continue reading

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