Tag Archives: Super Quote Sunday

The Difference Between The Impossible And The Possible

February 16, 2014


man ziplining through trees in the autumn

The first step in tackling an “impossible” challenge is deciding whether you want to tackle it. That first decision is the start of the determination needed to see you through any set-backs or misdirections as you work toward the goal. If you are leading others, your determination will help keep them going. Take a deep […]

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Just A Little Respect

February 2, 2014


Respect is earned honesty is appreciated quote on a blue sky

Some of the best managers I have worked with were renowned around the office for their straight-forward honesty. They mostly directed it toward a situation, but if you dropped the ball they would call you on it in a matter-of-fact way. More importantly, they expected the same honesty from you, particularly if something went wrong. […]

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Do You Know Your Reputation?

January 19, 2014

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Black classic Ford roadster with quote from Henry Ford

Do you know your reputation? While it is your character that truly counts, your reputation at work influences decisions that may affect your career, such as what team you work with or what project you are assigned. However, this does not mean you need to be obsessed with your reputation every moment of the day. Instead, your […]

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How To Make This The Best Year Yet

January 5, 2014


Cyclists on a long straight road

A friend shared this quote on Facebook on New Year’s Day, which I also thought was the right optimism to start the year.  Over the last two weeks, I hope you found some time to reflect on the past year and think about your values and strengths. Now is the time to decide on where you […]

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Become A Person Of Value

December 29, 2013


Statue of Nicolas Copernicus outside the old Montreal planetarium

Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.  – Albert Einstein. Year-end reflections are not just about what you did or what happened in your life, it is also a good time to reflect on who you are right now and who you would like to […]

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Power Of Quiet Reflection

December 22, 2013

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Valley view of El Capitan and Cathedral Rocks

Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action. – Peter Drucker The end of the year can be crazy with family and social obligations, retail madness and annual indulgences. If is also the time to reflect on the past year and think about the year to come. […]

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