Archive for the 'Small Actions - Big Results' Category

Small is Beautiful

November 18th, 2013

Small is BeautifulMany artists have used pencils to create works of art – but Dalton Ghetti creates miniature masterpieces on the tips of pencils. Because in his eyes, small is beautiful   …continues


May 23rd, 2013

Remarkable or Irrelevant We must remember that there are only:

and 26 LETTERS

What are you doing with them to make your life extraordinary?  …continues

The Difference Between THE and A

May 22nd, 2013

The Difference between THE and AMOST semantic disagreements are minor and not worth the effort – however, I want to focus on one such distinction that is guaranteed to create some valuable dialogue around your   …continues

20 Seconds of Courage

July 23rd, 2012

20 Seconds of CourageThere will be days when you do not feel very courageous, that you will be fearful and uncomfortable in reaching out, speaking to others, or in dealing with a challenging issue. Yet over and over again you are reminded to “BE STRONG AND HAVE COURAGE.”   …continues

The Last Ten Percent

June 17th, 2012

The Last Ten PercentThe last part of any project, the final ten percent is in many ways the most critical and also the most taxing.

The last ten percent thins the herd, and separates the great from the merely good.   …continues

Now or Later

April 27th, 2012

Now or LaterMolding desired behavior when children are young and receptive is far easier than the far more challenging work required to change behavior when they are older and perhaps… less receptive   …continues

The Power of Affirmations

March 18th, 2012

Power of AffirmationWhen Ken Jennings was on the show he was Jeopardy’s whiz kid. He is the all-time leading money winner on American game shows having won $3,172,700. After 75 days   …continues

Nitty-Gritty Details

December 28th, 2011

Nitty Gritty DetailsWhen every nitty-gritty detail is lovingly attended to, and each step in the process is given complete and careful attention, the result inevitably will be of the highest quality.   …continues

How to Show Appreciation (A-Z)

December 5th, 2011

Show AppreciationExpressing gratitude and appreciation raises our consciousness, recharges our energy, enhances our self-worth, and strengthens our spirit.   …continues

Seven Glorious Days of Giving

May 10th, 2011

Seven Days of GivingSerial reciprocity is exactly what one might expect – a series of sequential exchanges between parties.

I hope that by sharing this understanding of serial reciprocity and by offering it as a challenge, that it illuminates benevolent motives in people throughout the world.   …continues

The Difference Between Gold and Silver

June 4th, 2009

Phelps takes GoldThe other night I was watching a 60 Minutes interview with Olympic Champion Michael Phelps. During the interview, the host Anderson Cooper showed pictures of Phelps winning the 100-meter butterfly final at the Water Cube in Beijing by ONE-HUNDREDTH of a second over Serbia’s Milorad Cavic. >…continues

Sweat the Small Stuff

June 1st, 2009

Sweat the small stuffThere’s a very popular book series that has enjoyed a long life on the best seller list titled, Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff.

As pragmatic advice on how to run a business and live a life of excellence, it’s a big steaming pile of nonsense. This is bad advice, and it spells trouble in the current economy.…continues