Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Thoughts On Vision

Thoughts on Vision
"People only see what they are prepared to see." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakens." -- Carl Jung

"The most pathetic man in the world is someone who has sight, but has no vision."
Helen Keller

"Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe." -- Oprah Winfrey

"Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them--a desire, a dream, a vision." -- Muhammad Ali

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Friday, November 25, 2011

A Lesson In Resilience

On a brisk September day in 1620, 102 passengers and a crew of roughly 30 left England embarking on a grueling 66-day journey marked by disease and death. According to history, the Pilgrims undertook the voyage to escape religious persecution in England. The Mayflower, originally destined for the mouth of the Hudson River at the northern edge of England's Virginia colony, went off course and settled in Cape Cod Bay. All surviving passengers moved ashore and colonized at Plymouth.

What we learn from the Pilgrim story is a remarkable example of the resilience. The resilient pilgrims had the ability to look at critical situations in a new way, finding creative approaches toward solving a problem.
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