Happy Halloween!   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 …
Quote of the Day “When you have decided what you believe, what you feel must be done, have the courage to stand alone and be counted.” – Eleanor Roosevelt Things to Learn from Life’s Little Instruction Book 401. Don’t ever watch hot dogs or sausage being made. 402. Begin each day with your favorite music.  403. Visit your city’s …
Quote of the Day “If we are strong, our strength will speak for itself. If we are weak, words will be no help.” – John F. Kennedy Things to Learn from 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Habit 4: Think Win-Win Establish Win-Win agreements. In the Win-Win agreement, the following five elements are made very explicit: 1. …
Quote of the Day “The purpose of our lives is to give birth to the best which is within us.” – Marianne Williamson Things to Learn from 101 Ways to Have a Great Day @ Work 80. Take It In The next time you receive criticism or feedback from someone about your work, consider these points:  …
Quote of the Day “Reform must come from within, not from without. You cannot legislate for virtue.” – Cardinal James Gibbons Things to Learn from Simple Acts of Kindness Send a note of praise to an outstanding coworker.  Offer to go grocery shopping for an elderly person. Love your neighbor as yourself. Word of the Day (from …
Quote of the Day “Unless we give part of ourselves away, unless we can live with other people and understand them and help them, we are missing the most essential part of our own human lives.” – Harold Taylor Things to Learn from Positive Charges 372. Don’t wait for your ship to come in; swim out …
Quote of the Day “Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh Things to Learn from Life’s Little Instruction Book 398. Start meetings on time regardless of who’s missing.  399. Stay out of nightclubs. 400. Focus on making things better, not bigger. Word of the Day (from http://dictionary.reference.com/wordoftheday) parturient pahr-TOOR-ee-uhnt …
Quote of the Day “Each day has its own purpose and fits into the great plan of our life.” – Carol Adrienne Things to Learn from 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Habit 4: Think Win-Win Build Win-Win relationships. Trust is the essence of Win-Win relationships.  Because you trust others and they trust you, you can be open; …
Quote of the Day “The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference. He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter.” – Norman Cousins Things to Learn from 101 Ways to Have a Great Day @ Work 79. Find Your Balance Find a balance in your life so …
Quote of the Day “What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?” – Dr. Robert Schuller Things to Learn from Simple Acts of Kindness Offer a ride to a person whose car is broken down. Take a meal to someone who recently lost a loved one. Sprinkle bird seed on the …
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