Monday, January 31, 2011


The great danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it."
Michelangelo Buonarroti

Monday, January 24, 2011

I am a Palm Tree

I am a palm tree because a palm tree can flourish in any weather. So therefore, I am a palm tree I can withstand what ever come my way.
"The righteous will flourish like a palm tree."
psalm 92-12

Sunday, January 23, 2011


This was email to me I had to share it with everyone:

Ultimately, life goes by in a blink. And too many people live the same year 80 times. To avoid getting to the end and feeling flooded regret over a live half-lived, read (and then apply) these tips:
1. Exercise daily.
2. Get serious about gratitude.
3. See your work as a craft.
4. Expect the best and prepare for the worst.
5. Keep a journal.
6. Read
“The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin”.
7. Plan a schedule for your week.
8. Know the 5 highest priorities of your life.
9. Say no to distractions.
10. Drink a lot of water.
11. Improve your work every single day.
12. Get a mentor.
13. Hire a coach.
14. Get up at 5 am each day.
15. Eat less food.
16. Find more heroes.
17. Be a hero to someone.
18. Smile at strangers.
19. Be the most ethical person you know.
20. Don’t settle for anything less than excellence.
21. Savor life’s simplest pleasures.
22. Save 10% of your income each month.
23. Spend time at art galleries.
24. Walk in the woods.
25. Write thank you letters to those who’ve helped you.
26. Forgive those who’ve wronged you.
27. Remember that leadership is about influence and impact, not title and accolades.
28. Create unforgettable moments with those you love.
29. Have 5 great friends.
30. Become stunningly polite.
31. Unplug your TV.
32. Sell your TV.
33. Read daily.
34. Avoid the news.
35. Be content with what you have.
36. Pursue your dreams.
37. Be authentic.
38. Be passionate.
39. Say sorry when you know you should.
40. Never miss a moment to celebrate another.
41. Have a vision for your life.
42. Know your strengths.
43. Focus your mind on the good versus the lack.
44. Be patient.
45. Don’t give up.
46. Clean up your messes.
47. Use impeccable words.
48. Travel more.
49. Read
“As You Think”.
50. Honor your parents.
51. Tip taxi drivers well.
52. Be a great teammate.
53. Give no energy to critics.
54. Spend time in the mountains.
55. Know your top 5 values.
56. Shift from being busy to achieving results.
57. Innovate and iterate.
58. Speak less. Listen more.
59. Be the best person you know.
60. Make your life matter.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Monday, January 17, 2011


“Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible."
- Claude T. Bissell

Monday, January 10, 2011


"Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly."

-Robert F. Kennedy

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Friday, January 7, 2011


Whatever you feed your

mind on a daily basis

and focus on consistently will

result in what your life is about.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011


"It is literally true that you can succeed best

and quickest by helping

others to succeed."
Napoleon Hill

Monday, January 3, 2011

Dream it for it to happen

“Nothing much happens without a dream. For something really great to happen, it takes a really great dream."
Robert Greenleaf

Sunday, January 2, 2011


I consciously surround
myself with thoughts
people places and conditions that
support my prosperous ideals!

Shawna Marie Aarons -Cooke

Saturday, January 1, 2011


The first day of January the year 2011.

This is truly the start of a New Beginning. Put your stamp on it.