Tag Archives: Believe

Quote for the Day: Tanzanian Proverb (Remember Where You Came From)

Do not forget what it is to be a sailor because of being a captain yourself.

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Quote for the Day: Melody Beattie (Gratitude)

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.  It turns what we have into enough, and more.  It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity.  It can turn meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.  Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and create […]

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Quote for the Day: President Theodore Roosevelt (Failing to Success)

It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done better.  The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by the dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and […]

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Quote for the Day: Winston Churchill (Confidence)

History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it.

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From Caterpillar to Butterfly

There are several analogies given to demonstrate improving your self-image, or developing those around you… 1.  Going from Caterpillar to a Butterfly 2. Going from an ugly duckling to a Swan 3.  Making lemons out of lemonade They all say the same thing…Believe in YOU, Believe in Others!  Have confidence that you are here with […]

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Quote for the Day: Michael Ignatieff (Live Fearlessly)

Living fearlessly is not the same thing as never being afraid.  It’s good to be afraid occasionally.  Fear is a great teacher.  What’s not good is living in fear, allowing fear to dictate your choices, allowing fear to define who you are.  Living fearlessly means standing up to fear, taking its measure, refusing to let it […]

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Are You Doing Enough?

Sometime after my workout I will grab the jump rope and go at it for a few minutes (I’m not as young nor as light as I used to be.)   One day while jumping rope, an older gentleman (around late 60’s, early 70’s) had climbed off of the Treadmill and began watching me.  I was […]

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Quote for the Day: Margaret Thatcher (Never Quit)

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.

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Quote for the Day: Amelia Earhart (Act Now)

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.  The fears are paper tigers.  You can do anything you decide to do.  You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.

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More than an Instructional Leader (#6 – Reflections from the Frontline)

Reflections from the Frontline Reflection:  #6 – More than an Instructional Leader Synopsis: Dr. Duncan details his experience as a new elementary principal with the introduction of Ms. Lozado.  Ms. Lozado was a teaching assistant who was loved by the kids as well as staff.  She had aspirations to become a full-time teacher, however, she […]

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