Tag Archives: Goals

Thought For the Day: On Organizational Leadership

Five Characteristics That Define An Outstanding Leader: There are more than five characteristics that define what makes an outstanding leader.  Of the many that do, some of the most valuable include continued growth throughout career and life; purpose and passion … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It Is the Job of A Judge To Resist Her Policy Preferences. It Would Be A Dereliction of Duty For Her To Give Into Them

“It is the job of a senator to pursue her policy preferences. In fact, it would be a dereliction of duty for her to put policy goals aside. By contrast, it is the job of a judge to resist her … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Achieve Goals You’ve Never Achieved Before By Doing Things You’ve Never Done Before

“To achieve goals you’ve never achieved before, you need to start doing things you’ve never done before.” – Stephen Covey      

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First Principles: Use Your Time Wisely, Always Do Something Useful

“Lose no time. Be always employed in something useful. Cut off all unnecessary actions.” – Benjamin Franklin This is not so much the ending of one year, as the beginning of the rest of your life.  It is the time … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Are Either A United People Or We Are Not

“We are either a United people, or we are not. If the former, let us, in all matters of general concern act as a nation, which have national objects to promote, and a national character to support. If we are … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Hero

When I was much, much younger I felt a certain kind of empty hunger Wishing that I would not become a zero Instead I strove to become a hero Picking out who I wanted very much to be I modeled … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Strive To Do The Things You Think You Cannot Do

“You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt    

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Thought For the Day: You’re Never Too Old To Set Goals and Dream

“You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.” — C.S. Lewis    

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First Principles: Never Be Idle

“Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.”  – Thomas Jefferson, letter to Martha … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Founding Father, polymath, author, printer, political theorist and so many other vocations and avocations, Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 and passed away on April 17, 1790.    Aloha Promises Forever, has previously discussed the life of “The … Continue reading

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