Career Clarity 2019

Some Words of Inspiration & Wisdom



Activities done daily, even if ordinarily, will bring extraordinary results.


D x V + F > R      – Dissatisfaction, Vision, First Steps, Resistance

Consistency is the Mother of Success~ Unknown

At the start – think ‘Personal Best’ rather than ‘Winning’


What you thought before has led to every choice you have made, and this adds up to you at this moment. If you want to change who you are physically, mentally, and spiritually, you will have to change what you think.~ Dr. Patrick Gentempo


We are all faced with a series of great opportunities – brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.~ Charles R. Swindoll

MotivationNo one rises above who he or she has been without first having fallen down. The best time – in fact, the only time – to make a real change in your life is in the moment of seeing the need for it. He who hesitates always gets lost in the hundred reasons why tomorrow is a better day to get started.~ Guy Finley


It takes a real storm in the average person’s life to make him realize how much worrying he has done over the squalls.~ Unknown


True success is not necessarily about being the best at all costs. It’s about DOING your best at all times. If you do that long enough, who knows, you might just end up being the best.~ ‘Tope Popoola


When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.~ Zig Ziglar


The block of granite, which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.~Thomas Carlyle

If you have made mistakes, even serious mistakes, you may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call “failure” is not the falling down, but the staying down.~Mary Pickford


You have to find something that you love enough to be able to take risks, jump over the hurdles and break through the brick walls that are always going to be placed in front of you.  If you don’t have that kind of feeling for what it is you are doing, you’ll stop at the first giant hurdle.- George Lucas


Your past is not your potential. In any hour you can choose to liberate the future.- Marilyn Ferguson


Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.- Sir Winston Churchill


The future belongs to the risk takers, not the security seekers.  The more you seek security, the less of it you will have and the more you pursue opportunity, the more security you will achieve.- Brian Tracy


Success comes from taking the initiative and following up … persisting … eloquently expressing the depth of your love.  What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life- Anthony Robbins


Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence.

Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear.

Perhaps the action you take will be successful;

Perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow.

But any action is better than no action at all.

Norman Vincent Peale


You cannot change anything in your life with intention alone, which can become a watered-down, occasional hope that you’ll get to tomorrow. Intention without action is useless.- Caroline Myss


There is no such thing as can’t, only won’t. If you’re qualified, all it takes is a burning desire to accomplish, to make a change. Go forward, go backward. Whatever it takes! But you can’t blame other people or society in general. It all comes from your mind. When we do the impossible we realize we are special people.- Jan Ashford


The difference between extraordinary people and ordinary people is a simple as the difference between the two words.  Extraordinary people are committed to doing the extra things that ordinary people won’t.- Christine Kinney

Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us.-  Stephen R. Covey


I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.- General George S. Patton


If you’re still hanging onto a dead dream of yesterday, laying flowers on its grave by the hour, you cannot be planting the seeds for a new dream to grow today.- Joyce Chapman


The future is not some place we are going to but one we are creating. The paths to it are not found but made.- John Schaar


I am responsible.

Although I may not be able to prevent the worst from happening, I am responsible for my attitude toward the inevitable misfortunes that darken life.

Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life.

I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have – life itself.- Walter Anderson


Success doesn’t come to you.   You go to it.- Marva Collins

The secret of success is consistency of purpose.- Benjamin Disraeli


Life is like a ten-speed bike.  Most of us have gears we never use.- Charles Schultz

VisionYou never will be the person you can be if pressure, tension and discipline are taken out of your life.- James G. Bilkey


“Take the first step in faith. You don’t
have to see the whole staircase.
Just take the first step.”- Martin Luther King Jr.


If your sunshine wants far outstrip your cold morning desire, have a talk with yourself. Then have a lot more talks with yourself… if you don’t believe in you, why should anyone else?- Tom Hopkins


It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.- Anonymous


An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.- Freidrich Engels


What happens is not as important as how you react to what happens. – Thaddeus Golas


Become a possibilitarian.  No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities – always see them, for they’re always there. – Dr. Norman Vincent Peale


“The world will only get better when you get better”- Unknown


If you want to know your past – look into your present conditions. 

If you want to know your future – look into your present actions. – Chinese Proverb


It’s never crowded along the extra mile. ~Wayne Dyer


The fear is worse than the pain.~Shannon Bahr


Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.~Samuel Johnson


Real success comes in small portions day by day.~Denis Waitley


You are the only problem you will ever have and you are the only solution.~Bob Proctor


I have not ceased being fearful, but I have ceased to let fear control me. ~Erica Jong


You should not permit your present situation to influence your thinking, or your decision making that regardless of your present situation you should proceed immediately to set a goal to achieve something so big, so exhilarating that it excites you and scares you at the same time. ~ Bob Proctor


The real winners in life are the people who look at every situation with an expectation that they can make it work or make it better.~ Barbara Pletcher


Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.~Franklin D. Roosevelt


Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.~Les Brown


When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another. ~Helen Keller


Don’t make excuses – make good. – Elbert Hubbard


“What lies behind us and what lies before us are not as important as what lies within us” – Ralph Waldo Emerson.


Don’t live on the dead past or imaginary future…live now enjoy the moment- Unknown

The most important thing in life is to stop saying “I wish” and start saying “I will.” Consider nothing impossible, and then treat possibilities as probabilities. – David Copperfiel


“They can do all because they think they can.” Virgil


“The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it…”- Eckhart Tolle

That’s what it takes to be a hero, a little gem of innocence inside you that makes you want to believe that there still exists a right and wrong, that decency will somehow triumph in the end. – Lise Hand


Not in the clamour of the crowded street, not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng, but in ourselves, are triumph and defeat.

The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the one who will win. – Roger Bannister


Time is within your control.- Luanne Oakes, PhD

reflection“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, “I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.” . . . You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”- Eleanor Roosevelt


Do what others won’t do to have what others won’t have.- Unknown


Let your values dictate your actions.- Unknown

 Re: temporary failures in actions: ‘No doer of good ever ends in misery’. Every action should produce results: good actions produce good results and evil begets nothing but evil. Therefore always act well and be rewarded.

Those who follow the Ideal in all walks of life – without losing faith or deviating from it – will receive all that they need and protection over what they already have…- Bhagavad Gita