Some of my favorite Quotes
"Everything rises and falls on leadership." John Maxwell
"We grow great by dreams. All great men are dreamers." Woodrow Wilson (no relation)
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world." Mohatma Gandhi

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Healthy Wealth & Wise

As a child mom, dad, grandma & grandpa said that what they wanted out of life was to be HEALTHY – WEALTHY and WISE.  I agree, and I’m sure most people would.  This leads to three questions:  Why don’t most people end up with these things?  Is this difficult?  Is it possible? 

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Sunday, July 17, 2011

Follow Worthy Leaders

The only thing it takes to give advice is a mouth (or other means of communication) and a willingness to use it.  Anyone can give advice and many people are all too willing to listen to anyone and everyone who gives it.  It is key that before any advice is listened to and followed, we must consider the source. Once we've considered the source, we need to evaluate the validity of the message and the motives of the adviser.  I believe one of the most worthwhile purposes of our educational system today isn't teaching facts, dates, names and other "trivia".  I believe the most worthwhile thing someone should get out of an education is the ability and willingness to learn.  It has been said that teaching is not merely spewing forth knowledge, but rather true teaching is inspiring the student to learn.

With that, here's some history I was reminded of recently in a message from Phil Humbert: