Quote of the Day “Hold on, man.  We don’t go anywhere with “scary,” “spooky,” “haunted,” or “forbidden” in the title.”  ~From Scooby-Doo Things to Learn from the History of Halloween – History.com, http://www.history.com/content/halloween/real-story-of-halloween Halloween’s origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced sow-in). The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago in the area that is …
Quote of the Day  “A smart man only believes half of what he hears, a wise man knows which half.” – Jeff Cooper Things to Learn from 101 Ways to Have A Great Day @ Work 43. Walk A Mile In Your Boss’s Shoes Sit quietly for a moment and imagine that you are your boss. …
Quote of the Day “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt Things to Learn from Simple Acts of Kindness Gather a big box of your used clothing and take it to your local Salvation Army. Go to your local Red Cross and learn CPR. Leave a candy bar in …
Quote of the Day “Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually” – Stephen Covey Things to Learn from Positive Charges 301. Never portray the role of defeat. 302. Never burn your bridges. 303. Adopt new behavior …
Quote of the Day “Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.” – Alexander Graham Bell Things to Learn from Life’s Little Instruction Book 263. Don’t nag. 264. Don’t gamble. 265. Beware of the person who has nothing to lose. Word of the Day (from wordsmith.org) …
Quote of the Day “The secret to a long and healthy life is to be stress-free. Be grateful for everything you have, stay away from people who are negative, stay smiling and keep running.” – Fauja Singh, 100-yr-old Marathoner  Things to Learn from 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Habit 6: Synergize Understand the essence of synergy. Simply …
Happy Friday! Quote of the Day “Even though you may want to move forward in your life, you may have one foot on the brakes. In order to be free, we must learn how to let go. Release the hurt. Release the fear. Refuse to entertain your old pain. The energy it takes to hang …
Quote of the Day “The aim of an argument or discussion should be progress, not victory.” – Joseph Joubert Things to Learn from Simple Acts of Kindness Smile at all times. Offer your newspaper to someone as you leave a restaurant. Call your in-laws and thank then for raising your spouse as they did. Word of …
Quote of the Day “He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.” – Chinese Proverb Things to Learn from Positive Charges Take control of your mental attitude; keep it positive, and you’ll acquire the things you want. Word of the Day (from merriam-webster.com) conversant • kun-VER-sunt • …
Quote of the Day “The best way to get to your goal is not always a straight-line approach. Sometimes success depends on your ability to alter your approach slightly to accommodate some of the realities with which you must deal.” – Admiral James O. Ellis Things to Learn from Life’s Little Instruction Book 260. Every day …
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