Video of the day: A deer scores a soccer goal and then celebrates.
“If you are motivated by a wish to help on the basis of kindness, compassion and respect, then you can do any kind of work, in any field, and function more effectively with less fear or worry, not being afraid of what others think or whether you will ultimately reach your goal.”
~ the Dalai Lama, in this tweet
“For a true writer, each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try for something that has never been done or that others have tried and failed. Then sometimes, with great luck, he will succeed.”
~ Ernest Hemingway
“The path is the goal.”
“Real marriage is when two individuals share the same goals in life, and want to help each other attain those goals.”
~ Swami Satchidananda
This is a page from my book, “A Survival Guide for New Consultants”
“When I enter the interview room, I vow with all beings to trust my innate gumption and simply say it or do it.”
As a consultant, you're expected to run a professional business meeting. In the few minutes before a meeting starts you can be as nice as you want, ask your client how his kids are doing and so on, but once the meeting starts it should be as quick and efficient as possible.
The “secret” to making a meeting snappy is very simple:
In my younger days this wasn't much of a problem. Unfortunately gravity seems to have increased significantly since the 1980s.
Via a friend on Facebook:
“My advice: Don’t let yesterday contain the greatest things you’ve ever done. Make tomorrow contain your next great goal. Because once you feel your greatest days are behind you, you begin to die.”
At the very least that quote is about the importance of having goals.