Soar Like An Eagle

In celebration of Bald Eagle Day…

Eagles and hippos. They speak not a word but say so much. Even more with the help of “interpreters” like Carl Sandburg.

There is an eagle in me that wants to soar and a hippotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.

Both soaring and wallowing can be an enjoyable and productive use of time. Read more

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Change Everything

Our Leadership Quote of the Week has been selected in celebration of Smile Power Day.

Your day will go the way the corners of your mouth turn.

Smiles are powerful. They can not only change the quality of your day, they can also change your health, your relationships and a whole host of other things.

All of which provide a boost to morale and productivity. Read more

Tough Times Never Last

Every time I see this one, I think of my Dad, because years ago, when I was going through a rough patch, he gave me the book by the same title. The content was helpful, but the theme was especially powerful because it came from him. Then and for the many years since, it has reminded me to stay tough.

And now – right now – I could use a reminder about that.  I’m sure many others could as well.  How about you?  Feel free to share it freely with colleagues, family members and friends. It’s easy to post on your computer screen (directions below).

If you’d like to read the book, it’s probably available at your local library or your favorite local bookstore. If not, here’s a link to it on Amazon.

Do you have a favorite quote that reminds you of your Dad? If so – will you share it with us?

Hey Insiders!  Don’t miss the  Father’s Day material for Insiders only!

You can use the above quote as background or wallpaper for your computer with just three clicks.

1. Click on the image above.

2. Right click on the image that appears.

3. On the pull down menu that appears, click on “set as background”.

Voila! There’s still plenty of room on the left side of the screen for all your shortcut icons.

You can get a PDF version of this quote from the “Get 2 Goal” section of the Business Class Quote Library. Don’t have access to the library yet? Get your password here.


If you don’t like your new wallpaper, don’t want to replace it with a quote from the Business Class Quote Library and don’t know how to get rid of it……

Go to your control panel. Select “Display”. Select “Desktop”. And then choose from the designs offered.

For Insiders on  Father’s Day – click here

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Don’t have the freedom?

Many of us, even in America where we just celebrated Independence Day, complain that we don’t have the freedom to do this or that.

We feel trapped by other people and situations and make no effort to do anything about it. In doing so, we often make the trap more confining than it actually is.

Is it really them keeping us from what we want?

Much freedom is there for the taking if we just open our eyes, look for it and take it or request it. Read more

Got a problem? In a jam? On overwhelm?

This week’s quote comes from a lesson from my Dad – one I have shared far and wide with clients and readers. And one I have reminded myself of often – as recently as today.

Problems, like the hill in front of you, keep getting smaller the more you advance on them.

Here’s the story behind the quote. It happened close to twenty years ago. Read more

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