When you encourage others, you in the process are encouraged because you're making a commitment and difference in that person's life. Encouragement really does make a difference.
It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through.
Since belief determines behavior, doesn't it make sense that we should be teaching ethical, moral values in every home and in every school in America?
Being productive gives people a sense of satisfaction and fulfillment that loafing never can.
Champions invariably have fervent philosophical beliefs. Philosophy, in its simplest terms, means 'the love of wisdom.'
Most people consider me an optimist because I laughingly state that I would take my last two dollars and buy a money belt.
I read for the 'ah-ha's,' the information that makes a light bulb go off in my mind. I want to put information in my mind that is going to be the most beneficial to me, my family and my fellow man - financially, morally, spiritually, and emotionally.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Now's the best time you'll ever have in life to get ahead!
I read the paper every day and the Bible every day; that way I know what both sides are up to.
If your watch is slow by just four minutes, that's not much - unless you've been warned that if you're even one minute late ever again you will be fired. Then four minutes make a big difference.
I seldom read anything that is not of a factual nature because I want to invest my time wisely in the things that will improve my life. Don't misunderstand; there is nothing wrong with reading purely for the joy of it. Novels have their place, but biographies of famous men and women contain information that can change lives.
Money is not the most important thing, but when you need it, there are few substitutes. So while I like the things money can buy, I love what money won't buy. It bought me a house but it won't buy me a home. It would buy me a companion but it won't buy me a friend.
I'm convinced that what kids need today are parents - not buddies. They need someone who will exercise mature judgment.
Building a better you is the first step to building a better America.
U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt has been described as founder of the Bull Moose Party, the man who led his troops up San Juan Hill in the Spanish-American War, a big game hunter, family man, civic servant and a host of other things.
Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business.
People don't buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons.
The top salesperson in the organization probably missed more sales than 90% of the sales people on the team, but they also made more calls than the others made.
Personal discipline, when it becomes a way of life in our personal, family, and career lives, will enable us to do some incredible things.