“Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.”
It’s easy to stay in your comfort zone because you know where all the ‘furniture’ is… you know the routine, the challenges that you will likely face, and how to get through your day (regardless of joy, ease or grace). Sometimes we get so mired in the details of living that we feel we don’t know how to dream. But the power of creating your future is in transcending your practical reality through dreaming bigger than what is right now.
Say Yes! or No!
“Not all of us are going to be great orators and writers, but being able to articulate our ideas intelligently is critical to our success.”
The two most powerful words in any language are “yes” and “no.” They’re often the first words we learn. And they are powerful because they are clear.
“Words,” Rudyard Kipling once said, “are the most powerful drugs used by mankind.” I agree. And using the “right” words, the words that express exactly what we want to say, is the key to effective communication.
“No action, no change. Limited action, limited change. Lots of action, change occurs.”
“Procrastinators: Leaders of Tomorrow,” the t-shirt phrase puts it right into perspective. If you want to lead a fulfilling life, you have to get moving today on the tasks that will make the difference. Whether you suffer from the procrastination bug in one area or throughout your life, the following ten tips can help take you from paralysis to achievement.