Monthly Archives: September 2014

I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. ~Bill Cosby

One of my mentors once told me that any time you make a change at least one third of the folks will love the new idea, one third won’t care at all, and the last third will hate it.  It … Continue reading

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Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something. ~Morihei Ueshiba

This is one of the areas where I excel.  I fail regularly.  Fortunately for me and everyone like me, there can be significant benefits. First, failure means action.  You cannot fail if you don’t try.  You cannot succeed either.   So, … Continue reading

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If you genuinely want something, don’t wait for it — teach yourself to be impatient. ~Gurbaksh Chahal

To be honest, I had to think about this quote for awhile.  At first I didn’t like it.  I thought, maybe, it was about being rash, impulsive, or taking shortcuts. However, after rereading and thinking about it for awhile, I’ve … Continue reading

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