Category Archives: Attitude

Ottawa Fury FC TD Place Debut

S Gallery: Responsive jQuery Gallery Plugin with CSS3 Animations On Sunday July 20 the Ottawa Fury Football Club had its first game in TD Place setting a North American Soccer League (NASL) record with over 14,500 people in attendance. Click on a thumbnail picture in the gallery to enlarge and focus on it. A low…

How Do YOU Make People Feel?

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. Maya Angelou(April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an american poet, civil rights activist, dancer, film producer, television producer, playwright, film director, author, actress, professor and mentor to Oprah Winfrey. More information…

Feed the Good Dog to seize a Chance of a Lifetime

I have written before about why I think attitude is so important and that it is a better strategy to learn to be optimistic rather than succumbing to the pessimism that the media use to attract attention and sell. People are known to subscribe more to bad news than they do to good news. We…

Real Artists Ship

Real artists ship. Steve Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American inventor and entrepreneur. He was co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Jobs was co-founder and previously served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios; he became a member of the board of directors of the Walt Disney…

Optimism

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. Helen Keller – (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree

Ability, Motivation, and Attitude

“Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” – Raymond Chandler (July 23, 1888 – March 26, 1959) was an American novelist, alcoholic, and screenwriter. He is best known for his crime fiction that featured the private detective character ‘Philip Marlowe’.

How “Positive” Thinking Can Set You Up To Fail

Positive thinking can set you up to fail if it creates complacency and inaction. Fast Company There is a difference between positive thinking and optimistic thinking. Bottom line is that action is required to do something about your ideas and whatever energizes you to take action is what will help you achieve results. Personally I…

Its not about how hard you hit

It ain’t about how hard you hit; it’s about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward. Rocky (played by Sylvestor Stallone)

Memories of 9/11

September 11 2001, is a historic date of the terrorist attack on the world trade center and pentagon. This event ushered in the war on terrorism and heightened homeland security measures. It has been brought back in the news with the killing of Osama Bin Ladin and visit to ground zero by Barack Obama. Coincidentally…

Put Happiness before Success

Darren Hardy mentioned, on a Facebook post, a new book by Shawn Achor that explains that happiness should come before not after success. Doing the personal work to become a person more open to happiness can drive successful results that should lead to an upward happiness spiral. Here is a quote from the Amazon product…