How to Live Wisely - The New York Times | focuses on college freshman, but these 5 questions to ask oneself are useful all throughout life. Repeatedly ask yourself these questions, and evaluate how your actions are measuring up to your ideals.
Do you recognize the Do you recognize the need to build up your children every day, too? This list of phrases will encourage the child who hears them from a sincere parent. There are so many “voices” in this world telling our kids they don’t measure up. Behind every young child who believes in him, is a parent who believed in him first. Let’s go on the offensive and help our girls and boys see how truly wonderful they are. ~ Club31Women
If you're saying "We can’t do that." in your business, or your career, you're falling behind faster than you think! Over time, procedures become sediment that needs to be pick axed, jack hammered, and blown up for you to make progress. The same can be said for the phrase "we've always done it this way". That ingrained way of thinking is a big reason why you're seeing a changing of the guard in the workplace Picture from "The Most Toxic Phrase In Business" by Ryan C. on LinkedIn
Options by gfpeck, via Flickr - Do not confuse possibility with reality. Life springs from possibility but it does not and cannot stay there. Freedom springs from a single choice. So one’s obligation is to choose: choose mindfully, choose presently, and choose often.