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What’s Prettier Than Freckles?

What’s Prettier Than Freckles?

Posted on 12. Feb, 2012 by Julia Mitchell.

An elderly woman and her little grandson, whose face was sprinkled with bright freckles, spent the day at the zoo. Lots of children were waiting in line to get their cheeks painted by a local artist who was decorating them with tiger paws. “You’ve got so many freckles, there’s no place to paint!” a girl [...]

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Quote

Posted on 12. Feb, 2012 by Julia Mitchell.

“The 80/20 Principle, like the truth, can make you free. You can work less. At the same time, you can earn more and enjoy more.  The only price is that you need to do some serious 80/20 thinking.” — Richard Koch  

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Lesson From a Oyster

Lesson From a Oyster

Posted on 01. Nov, 2011 by Julia Mitchell.

  Lessons from an Oyster by: Author Unknown, Source Unknown There once was an oyster Whose story I tell, Who found that some sand Had got into his shell. It was only a grain, but it gave him great pain. For oysters have feelings Although they’re so plain. Now, did he berate the harsh workings [...]

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Eat Frogs First

Eat Frogs First

Posted on 21. Oct, 2011 by Julia Mitchell.

“Mark Twain once said “Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.”  He also said “If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it’s your job to eat two frogs, [...]

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Live Life

Live Life

Posted on 23. Sep, 2011 by Julia Mitchell.

“Live life and take chances. Believe that everything happens for a reason and don’t regret. Love to the fullest and you will find true happiness in life. Realize that things go wrong and people change, but things do go on. Sometimes things weren’t meant to be. What is supposed to happen will work its way out.” – Author [...]

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Five birds and good intentions

Five birds and good intentions

Posted on 31. Aug, 2011 by Julia Mitchell.

Five birds are sitting on a telephone wire. Two decide to fly south. How many are left? Most people would say three. Actually, all five are left. You see, deciding to fly isn’t the same as doing it. If a bird really wants to go somewhere, it’s got to point itself in the right direction, [...]

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Attitude

Attitude

Posted on 02. Jun, 2011 by Julia Mitchell.

Attitude can make a huge different in every aspect of your life!!! “The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, the education, the money, than circumstances, than failure, than successes, than what other people think or [...]

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Are You a Hedgehog or a Fox?

Are You a Hedgehog or a Fox?

Posted on 22. May, 2011 by Julia Mitchell.

The Fox Knows Many Things, But The Hedgehog Knows One Big Thing” Archilochus (7th-century b.c.e.) Which one are you? The ancient parable of the fox and the hedgehog has come into increasing view in popular culture lately.  And while its origins are somewhat ambiguous, the allegory has been applied to entrepreneurs, scientists, philosophers, playwrights, business leaders, [...]

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Five Ingredients of Personal Growth

Five Ingredients of Personal Growth

Posted on 17. May, 2011 by Julia Mitchell.

Five ingredients of personal growth As any farmer knows, the growth of a crop only happens when the right ingredients are present. To harvest plentiful fields, the farmer has to begin by planting the right seed in rich topsoil where sunlight and water can help the seed to sprout, mature, and bear fruit. If any [...]

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Now he can See

Now he can See

Posted on 06. May, 2011 by Julia Mitchell.

Throughout our lifetime, we will face many challenges. How we meet these challenges determines our character. I am reminded of a story about a young man who played, or should I say practiced, American football at a prestigious university. This player was not very skilled and was never allowed to play; yet, he was loyal, [...]

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