Monthly Archives: May 2016

Success Abounding

“PROCEED AS IF SUCCESS IS INEVITABLE.”   Anonymous Strolling down a busy hometown street on a sunny day just this weekend, I came across a mug with the these words emblazoned on it in a shop window. They were printed in … Continue reading

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Unknown Soldier

In honor of Memorial Day, a lovely meditation on heroism: American Hero by Mary West Jorgensen “Our history is studded with heroic names. These names compose a world roster from which almost every nation may choose one and say: He … Continue reading

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10 Reasons

“There is no better exercise for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” John Holmes Here’s a surefire way to give yourself a shot of energy: visit a nearby middle school and take part in a Career Day … Continue reading

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Wooing Innovation

” The power of thought is the magic of the mind.” Lord Byron Innovation is an appealing idea –we all want to be creative and original. But how do we get there? The traditional model of innovation used in business … Continue reading

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Daring Believers

“Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance. Bruce Barton, advertising executive Circumstances surround us and batter our defenses. External events or actions taken by other people so … Continue reading

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Fascinating Footnotes

“[Nimura] skillfully bridges Japanese and American cultures, using the seemingly small story of the three young people to tell a much larger tale of another time.”
  Washington Post Great stories are all around us. And sometimes the story of how … Continue reading

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Writerly Wisdom

Eager to find some words of wisdom that might give us food for thought and fuel for our creative engines, I came across these nuggets and wanted to share them with you: “If you stuff yourself full of poems, essays, … Continue reading

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