Archive for May, 2010

  Art Linkletter was a person who identified his talent and used it. I’m thankful that I got to witness this first hand. He was true to his calling throughout his whole life. In the first years of his career, he couldn’t identify anything in particular that he was good at. He assumed he was […]

What Are You Afraid Of?

Posted: 17th May 2010 by Glenda (and Jack) in motivation
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  I wish I could say this was an original idea, but it’s not. Many years ago I was watching a TV show (I’d tell you the show, but I hate to totally date myself). On this show, the main character was in shark infested waters for a couple of days. As the character is treading water that […]

Practice, Perfection, Precision

Posted: 10th May 2010 by Glenda (and Jack) in failure, motivation
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   To be good at something takes intention. Things don’t magically happen. Activities that look like they are done without effort, that just happen, that seem like they are no work, are a sure sign that a multiplicity of hours played out in the background over and over and over to get it right. All […]

100 Things to Do before You Die

Posted: 3rd May 2010 by Glenda (and Jack) in motivation
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  Too many times we wait till there’s more time on a better day for whatever we’re passionate about (goals, relationships, vacations, schooling, different job) because we’re too busy with today. We tell ourselves, “there’s always tomorrow” or “that can wait” or “I don’t have the money” and all sorts of other excuses. Don’t wait for tomorrow […]

  “Find what you love to do and then do it.”  That’s what Art Linkletter told our audience at Anaheim, CA in October, 2006:”find what you love to do and then do it.” When I was growing up, still in public school, I watched Mr. Linkletter on TV interviewing panels of children. He always got them to say the […]