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October 2010

Found 5 blog entries for October 2010.

  

   Monday Morning Coffee

INSPIRATION FOR TODAY:

"Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it.
Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it."
- Unknown


 

BE ALL THAT THEY CAN BE?

On an A&E Biography segment, Oprah Winfrey was being interviewed. She was asked whether she considered all the competing talk shows to be a threat to her own daytime show. She answered with a personal story about running in a marathon.

It seems Oprah had always had a dream of running in a marathon. She trained for two years to get ready, and she ran her marathon. Oprah explained that, to her, competition was like that marathon. As long as she was hitting her stride with her goal of winning in clear focus, there was no time to consider the competition. She added that just turning her

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  Monday Morning Coffee

INSPIRATION FOR TODAY:

"Pursue the good ardently. But if your efforts fall short, accept the result and move on." -anonymous

WHO ARE YOU?

Who do you want to be? Which are the principles by which you want to live? Do honesty, perseverance, and wisdom define you? Are sincerity, generosity, and a caring attitude your trademark?

Having a vague idea of the benchmark traits you wish to exhibit is not enough. To be extraordinary, it is necessary to define yourself in specific terms. If you haven't adopted a precise set of principles, consider choosing from the list that follows: humility, diligence, moderation, silence, temperance, chastity, courage, resolution, justice, industry, faithfulness, order, tranquility, cleanliness, encouragement, frugality,

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foreclosure-in-michiganGovernment-sponsored mortgage purchaser  (“FNMA”) is  encouraging certain distressed homeowners to find other alternatives to foreclosure. The price to the homeowner? A seven year ban on any new loan! Troubled borrowers who do not attempt good faith efforts to work out a resolution, but have the capacity to pay, are targeted by this new FNMA policy.

FNMA has repeatedly stated that walking away from a mortgage is bad for borrowers and bad for communities and FNMA’s approach is meant to deter the disturbing trend toward strategic defaults. A strategic default occurs when a homeowner stops making payments on a mortgage despite having the financial wherewithal to do so. It has become increasingly common in communities where housing values fell sharply and

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INSPIRATION FOR TODAY:

"In the midst of our daily lives, we must find the juice to nourish our creative souls."
- Sark TRAVELLING AT WARP SPEED?

Familiar with the speed of light? According to science books, light travels at a speed of 186,000 miles per second. That's been common knowledge for years. Now, however, scientists have discovered in experiments that light may travel many times faster. In fact, tests seem to show that light may travel so fast that it arrives BEFORE it even leaves its source.

Business now travels at the speed of the Internet. "Fast Company" magazine reports up-to-the-nanosecond business techniques. You're connected . . . we're connected . . . we're all moving at warp speed!

Whoa! Stop! Put on the brakes. If

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INSPIRATION FOR TODAY:

"There is a law in psychology that if you form a picture in your mind of what you would like to be, and you keep and hold that picture there long enough, you will soon become exactly as you have been thinking."  -William James

You're The Photographer

Most people, when they have their camera in hand, take snapshots of other people or things. The focus is on anything and everything outside themselves. What many don't realize is that they also have a super high-resolution camera in their minds.

The words of William James are not new. They've been said before in many forms, i.e. "As a man thinketh, so is he," or "You are what you think about all day long," or "A man is what his thoughts make of him."

By simply framing a

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