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A Little Monday Inspiration

Life is often compared to a marathon,  but I think it is more like being a sprinter;  long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments  in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best.  Michael Johnson, 4-time Olympic Gold medalist in Track & Field Photo source – HERE My guess is…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

Lately, I have been taking quotes and inspiration from the book SILENT IMPACT by Joe Schmit.  His book has made an impact on me and I want to share some of his wisdom with you. “Get rid of the negative people.  If you can’t, at least try to diminish the influence  they have on you…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

Today’s inspiration is from a book that has had a big impact on me, SILENT IMPACT by Joe Schmit.  This book is full of life lessons and quotes that I have been sharing with you over the past few weeks. “We make the biggest impressions  when we are not trying to be impressive.” Joe Schmit,…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

Today’s inspiration comes from the book SILENT IMPACT by Joe Schmit. This book is full of life lessons including many I will be sharing here on Mondays. “A life isn’t significant except for its impact on other lives.” Jackie Robinson, first African American to play Major League Baseball What kind of impact are you making…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

Today’s inspiration comes from a book I just finished and can’t wait to tell you about. “Happiness is a choice. Happiness is contagious. People of influence know this and spread their happiness like Tinker Bell sprinkles her pixie dust. Every morning when you get out of bed,  you can choose to have a positive attitude…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

Photo taken at Lake Vermillion, Minnesota by Stacie Gorkow You have to decide what your highest priorities are  and have the courage  – pleasantly, smilingly, nonapologetically –  to say no to other things.  And the way to do that is to have bigger “yes” burning inside. –Stephen Covey, author, educator, and businessman I have started…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

I haven’t posted one of these for awhile.  I hope this gets your week off to a great start! It’s supposed to be hard.  If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it.  The hard is what makes it great! Tom Hanks in A League of Their Own This quote can apply to so many things…
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A Little Monday Inspiration – Move-mber

Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to something great.  Kara Goucher, American Long-Distance Runner I think this fits so well with my 3 words of inspiration – Patience, Perseverance, and Positivity.  Nothing happens all at once and nothing comes without hard work. Keep working at your goals, checking off the…
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Looking Back and Forward – A Little Monday Inspiration

Each time of life has its own kind of love. Leo Tolstoy Just yesterday we were sitting next to a friend who has a toddler.  The little boy didn’t want to sit still and the mom was getting tired of constantly pulling him back and telling him to sit down.  Oh, but he was cute!…
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A Little Monday Inspiration – Final Challenge Check In

Life has no limitations, except the ones you make. Les Brown, author and TV personality I am certainly the only person who can limit myself.  It is my fault if I don’t make time to run on the treadmill. It is my fault if I don’t push myself harder.  It is my fault if I give…
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