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Inspiration, motivation, pep talks, psychology, etc....


Powerful video Can't explain it just watch (youtubr.com)


The Truth About Dishonesty (youtubr.com)
 ("Are you more honest than a banker? Under what circumstances would you lie, or cheat, and what effect does your deception have on society at large?")


"Come to Jesus":

Emergency Numbers Posted  (AuthorsDen.com) 
("For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that
through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we
might have hope. ( Romans 15:4 *NIV )


10 Tips to Manage Criticism  (dailyblogtips.com)
("Fact: you aren’t always right. Fact: some of your ideas just aren’t practical. Fact: a second, third and even a fourth opinion improves even the best-thought-out plan – if you’re willing to listen and learn.")

How to Keep Criticism From Getting the Best of You    (michelecushatt.com) 
("If you live any kind of public life, criticism is part of your day. You know this. I know this. But it doesn’t make it any easier to take.")


A hierarchy of failure worth following  (sethgodin.typepad.com) 
("Not all failures are the same. Here are five kinds, from frequency = good all the way to please-don't!")

Fifteen Top Ways to Overcome Disappointment (networkedblogs.com) 
("... it is safe to say that many of us have faced disappointments in our lives. Especially that last few years in this economy.")




Making Your Dream a Reality (kendavis.com) 
("The world is full of dreamers, but few who are willing to identify and take action on the steps to make their dreams a reality.")



4 Ways to Keep Inspiration Alive | Michael Hyatt   (michaelhyatt.com) 
("WAs a leader, here are four ways you can keep inspiration alive in your organization ....")



Do You Have These 11 Traits of Highly Creative People?  (copyblogger.com) 
("Would you like to be more creative in your copy and blogging? It’s really not as hard or mysterious as you might think.")
The Noticer   (michaelhyatt.com)  
(Book Review of "The Noticer" by Andy Andrews.  Good advice, here.)

Life Lessons:


Marc and Angel Hack Life - Practical Tips for Productive Living  (marcandangel.com)  
(Changing list of good advice..)


5 Most Failed Predictions - Don't limit your beliefs  (thechrisvossshow.com) 
("Never say Never? Human existence is filled with people overcoming expectations and previously self-limiting paradigms of belief.")

Let Go of Perfectionism: 7 Powerful Tips That Will Help You (positivityblog.com) 
("Never say Never? Human existence is filled with people overcoming expectations and previously self-limiting paradigms of belief.")


 Rudyard Kipling 
  -  IF
   (YouTube video)

7 Lessons in Manliness from the Greatest Generation  (artofmanliness.com)  
("Every generation has its share of men who fully live the art of manliness. But there may never have been a generation when the ratio of honorable men to slackers was higher than the one born between 1914 and 1929.")

How to Be a Gentleman  (youtube.com)  
("Nearly every man wants to be a gentleman. He may not know exactly what that means, but his true desire is to be respected and admired in the way only a gentleman can be.")
Super Bowl 44 Spot  (youtube.com)  
("A guy from birth to the shower and the rest of his life.")
Take Time To Be A Dad Today  (fatherhood.org)  
("Like President Obama said in a recent message, even the smallest moments can have the biggest impact in a child's life.")
Tools Everyone Should Own   (shopping.yahoo.com)
(Man is "weak in himself, and of small stature," wrote 19th-century essayist Thomas Carlyle. Yet, with tools, "the granite mountain melts into light dust before him, seas are his smooth highway, winds and fire his un­wearying steeds."")
Types of Skills Everyone Should Know – Video – Top 100 Important Skills - Popular Mechanics  (popularmechanics.com)
("Brains and charm are fine, but a real guy needs to know how to do real stuff.")


Motivational Posters: Founding Fathers Edition  (artofmanliness.com) 
("From 'Founding Fathers' edition of our motivational posters series. ")

Negative Thinking:

The Power of Negative Thinking  (online.wsj.com) 
("Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier)

Old Age:

Why You Aren't Dead Yet  (michaelhyatt.com)  
(You have a purpose and the best is yet to come.)

Beatles "When I'm Sixty Four"  (youtube.com)
(Very fun. - S. K. Smith)

Pay it forward:

Watch this.... You will definitely share this (youtube.com) 
("Kindness is a chain-reaction.")


50 Famously Successful People Who Failed At First (onlinecollege.org) 
("Not everyone who's on top today got there with success after success. More often than not, those who history best remembers were faced with numerous obstacles that forced them to work harder and show more determination than others.")

Famous Failures   (YouTube.com) 
("Inspiring video on persevering no matter how many times you have failed in life.")

Secret to Success: Famous Failures   (YouTube.com) 
("Harrison Ford experienced many failures before becoming a successful actor.")

Pep talks:

Up Time America by Kimberly Alyn (YouTube.com) 
("It's Up Time America!")

Al Pacino's Inspirational Speech   (YouTube.com) 
("From Any Given Sunday (1999).")

Positive Thinking:

Positive Thinking Quotes, Positive Attitude Quotes, Positive Sayings (allgreatquotes.com) 
("Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.Philippians 4:8 (King James Version))


What Does This Make Possible?  (michaelhyatt.com) 
("The bottom line is this: you can’t always choose what happens to you. Accidents and tragedies happen. But you can choose how you respond to those situations. One of the best ways to begin is to ask yourself the right question.")


Motivational and Inspirational Quotes Collection (inspirational-quotes.info) 
("...collection of inspirational and motivational quotations.")

Philosophy of life (YouTube.com) 
Life Quotes and Sayings, Thoughts on the Philosophy of Life
Music by Enya.")
Success Quotes, Famous Success Quotes, Sayings about being Successful  (allgreatquotes.com) 
("Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
William Feather")

Self esteem:

9 tips for more real self-esteem (mikeduering.com) 
(The picture in this post says it all.)

Be you actual size (jeffvankooten.typepad.com) 
("Theologian Eugene Peterson said that many of us go through life impersonating ourselves. ...")



Time Sense:

The Secret Powers of Time  (youtube.com) 
("Professor Philip Zimbardo conveys how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health and well-being. Time influences who we are as a person, how we view relationships and how we act in the world..")




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