Achieving Success…More than Eating Bonbons

“If you want to be a good writer, you are not going to become one by always going to the movies and eating bonbons. You have to sit down and write, which can be frustrating, and yet without that you would not get that good result.” ~Archbishop Desmond Tutu Few, if any, of the most […]

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Diversion Can Drive You to Succeed

“The mind ought sometimes to be diverted that it may return the better to thinking.” ~Plato, Phaedrus What is on your to-do list?  Is there any chance you’ll get it all accomplished today? “No,” you think, “not if I keep running into people who want to talk to me.”  It happens when we are in […]

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Sometimes, You Need a Spark

“Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.” — Samuel Ullman Once upon a time, a young teenager fell in love — with computers. It was his enthusiasm and passion that made an […]

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Laughter, the Medicine of Choice

“I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person.” ― Audrey Hepburn “Coitainly I’m sound asleep.” “Then why are you talkin’?” “I’m talkin’ in my sleep!” “Oh, a blind date, aay?” […]

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