January 5, 2019

What do you know how to do well?

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Strive for exce…

December 31, 2013

Strive for excellence, not perfection.

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“Life’s like a …

December 29, 2013

“Life’s like a play: it’s not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters.”

―Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Supreme excell…

December 28, 2013

“Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.”

―Sun Tzu

“We don’t get a…

December 26, 2013

“We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life.”

― Steve Jobs

“People simply …

December 24, 2013

“People simply feel better about themselves when they’re good at something.”

― Stephen R. Covey, The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness

“Some people in…

December 23, 2013

“Some people insist that ‘mediocre’ is better than ‘best.’ They delight in clipping wings because they themselves can’t fly. They despise brains because they have none.”

― Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit—Will Travel

“Excellence is …

December 22, 2013

“Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way.”

― Booker T. Washington

“If you truly e…

December 21, 2013

“If you truly expect to realize your dreams, abandon the need for blanket approval. If conforming to everyone’s expectations is the number one goal, you have sacrificed your uniqueness, and therefore your excellence.”

― Hope Solo

We need to inte…

December 20, 2013

We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent.
Barack Obama