Yearly Archive:: 2014

Too Preoccupied to Care if You Fail 3

“You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt “Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people.” – Andre Dubus We’re often too

September 2014 Quotes 0

“If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” – Bruce Lee “Progress always involves risk; you can’t

August 2014 Quotes 0

“Don’t ignore your dreams; don’t work too much; say what you think; cultivate friendships; be happy.” – Paul Graham “Ceux qui se ressemblent s’assemblent.” (Birds of a feather flock together) – French Proverb “Much of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to work.” – Peter Drucker “We stagger

July 2014 Quotes 0

“It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?” – Henry David Thoreau “If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.” – Albert Einstein “I began learning long ago that those who are happiest

Controlling Circumstances: In & Out of Bounds 0

“The circumstances of our lives may actually matter less to our happiness than the sense of control we feel over our lives.” – Rory Sutherland, Vice-Chairman of Ogilvy Group UK “We can’t change every little thing that happens to us in life, but we can change the way that we experience

June 2014 Quotes 0

A main theme of these quotes is on work ethic and risk, as we all attempt to strike a balance between avoiding mistakes and trying new things. “I hate the word, lucky. It cheapens a lot of hard work.” – Peter Dinklage “I’m a great believer in luck, and I find

May 2014 Quotes 0

These quotes have elicited a reaction (thought, laughter) and brought a fresh perspective to my day. I trust they will do the same for others! “Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than

Why Your Environment is Critical to your Happiness and Success 0

This past weekend I finished moving for what is nearly the second dozen time of my adulthood. It’s an event that I’ve come to experience as a blend of excitement and uncertainty, as I leave what I know — the comfort zone — to (literally) leap into a new tangent. From the earliest

April 2014 Quotes 0

I’ve decided to initiate a series called “Shorts” where I intend to post in between longer “Blog” entries. I don’t want to commit myself to any specific rules in terms of frequencies, topic boundaries, or anything of the sort. As I do with the rest of the site, I

Fitting the Pieces of the Puzzle 0

  “You can have anything you want in life, if you will just help other people get what they want.” – Michael Ellsberg, American Author and Motivational Speaker “Networking is not about just connecting people. It’s about connecting people with people, people with ideas, and people with opportunities.” – Michele Jennae,