Eat Frogs First

Eat Frogs First

Posted on 21. Oct, 2011 by Julia Mitchell.

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! “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 [...]

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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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Smile!!

Smile!!

Posted on 27. Apr, 2011 by Julia Mitchell.

Frown and you frown alone, but smile and the whole world smiles with you. A smile is a wonderful and powerful action. It possesses the ability to uplift, strengthen, and bring immeasurable levels of comfort and joy. It can turn a negative point in time to a positive one in the blink of an eye. [...]

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A Good Lesson

A Good Lesson

Posted on 20. Apr, 2011 by Julia Mitchell.

A young man, a student in one of our universities, was one day taking a walk with a professor, who was commonly called the students’ friend, from his kindness to those who waited on his instructions. As they went along, they saw lying in the path a pair of old shoes, which they supposed to [...]

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We need new lenses ….

We need new lenses ….

Posted on 08. Apr, 2011 by Julia Mitchell.

“It is hard to let old beliefs go. They are familiar. We are comfortable with them and have spent years building systems and developing habits that depend on them. Like a man who has worn eyeglasses so long that he forgets he has them on, we forget that the world looks to us the way it does because [...]

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