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|Posted by Debbie Foliart on November 13, 2011 at 9:20 PM||comments (0)|
"I've missed more than nine thousand shots in my career. I've lost more than three hundred games. Twenty-six times I've been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life...And that is why I succeed."
|Posted by Debbie Foliart on May 27, 2011 at 2:01 PM||comments (0)|
Have you ever really listened to someone when they tell you a story or do you superficially listen? If this is something you really have to think about, the answer is…you need to practice your listening skills.
In listening to others, we have to first close our mouths! As most of us have heard in our pasts, probably by our moms…”that is why God gave you two ears and one Mouth ”!
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|Posted by Debbie Foliart on April 6, 2011 at 9:08 PM||comments (0)|
Benjamin Franklin once said, "there is perhaps not one of our natural passions so hard to subdue as pride. Beat it down, stifle it, mortify it as much as one pleases, it is still alive. Even if I could conceive that I had completely overcome it, I should probably be proud of my humility."
Another of America's founding fathers, John Adams, battled against arrogance as well, "Vanity, I am sensible, is my cardinal vice and cardinal folly; and I am in continual danger, when in company, of b...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Debbie Foliart on February 8, 2011 at 1:48 PM||comments (2)|
A young man fell asleep during math class. He woke up as the bell rang, looked at the blackboard, and copied down the two problems that were there. He assumed they were the homework for the night. He went home and labored the rest of the afternoon and into the evening knowing if he didn't complete the work he would surely fail the class.
He couldn't figure out either one but he kept trying for the rest of the week. Finally,...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Debbie Foliart on January 1, 2011 at 5:24 PM||comments (1)|
As we have just passed the holiday season, there's no doubt that the movie "It's a Wonderful Life" is one of today's most popular Christmas films. Of the many myths surrounding Frank Capra's 1946 film, the most often repeated one involves the movie's initial reception. Contrary to common belief, it was not an immediate hit. Nor was it a complete critical and popular failure. Back in 1946-47, "It's a Wonderful Life...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Debbie Foliart on November 10, 2010 at 10:27 PM||comments (0)|
Shakespeare wrote, “All the world’s a stage,” and in life we all appear in roles within our
organization, family, and community. The metaphor isn’t that we should act, but that people
depend on us for performances that enlarge their lives and feed their dreams.
Don’t be the best at what you do, be the only one who can do what you do...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Debbie Foliart on September 7, 2010 at 9:04 PM||comments (1)|
I think that this is an unforgettable way to communicate that our potential in life is only limited by our heart and our dreams.
Do you have dreams....?
The nest of young eagles hung on every word as the Master Eagle described his exploits. This was an important day for the eaglets. T...Read Full Post »