Thought for the Day: Motivation

A slew of quotations about motivation: “The whole idea of motivation is a trap. Forget motivation. Just do it.” John C Maxwell “I don’t wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work.” Pearl S Buck “Write only if you cannot liveContinue reading “Thought for the Day: Motivation”

Thought for the Day: How to Get a Reputation

You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do. –Henry Ford Talk is cheap and easy. You can’t rest on your laurels if you don’t have any. Reputations are earned through work and effort. How are you building your reputation today? A lot of people talk about writing. The secret is toContinue reading “Thought for the Day: How to Get a Reputation”

Friday Five: Jan. 20 Edition

It’s Friday. And it’s time for another installment of the Friday Five. Seven step process to achieving your goals from Harvard Business Review: Basic steps to make your 2012 resolutions come to fruition. The basics of the W plot by Kathleen Wall: Very helpful post that de-mystifies the W plot. Do or do not: AContinue reading “Friday Five: Jan. 20 Edition”

Thought for the Day: Cluttered Office Space

If a cluttered desk signs a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign? – Albert Einstein I cleaned up my office yesterday. I tossed old files into the recycling bin. I swept. I dusted. I wiped all the surfaces down. I stacked my books in haphazard piles. When it was allContinue reading “Thought for the Day: Cluttered Office Space”