Posts Tagged: plan of action

Business: Risks & Chances

“In business, there’s a difference between a risk and a chance. A well-calculated risk may very well end up as an investment in your business. A careless chance can cause it to crumble. And when an opportunity presents itself, never

Business: Risks & Chances

“In business, there’s a difference between a risk and a chance. A well-calculated risk may very well end up as an investment in your business. A careless chance can cause it to crumble. And when an opportunity presents itself, never

The Lifetime of an Opportunity

“The opportunity of a lifetime must be seized within the lifetime of the opportunity”. ~ Leonard Ravenhill, Evangelist & Author

The Lifetime of an Opportunity

“The opportunity of a lifetime must be seized within the lifetime of the opportunity”. ~ Leonard Ravenhill, Evangelist & Author

Financial Fitness

“No one’s ever achieved financial fitness with a January resolution that’s abandoned by February.” ~ Suze Orman, Author, Financial Advisor, Motivational Speaker & Television Host

Financial Fitness

“No one’s ever achieved financial fitness with a January resolution that’s abandoned by February.” ~ Suze Orman, Author, Financial Advisor, Motivational Speaker & Television Host

When You Overcome

“If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.” ~ Patrick James “Pat” Riley , Professional Basketball Executive, Miami Heat

When You Overcome

“If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.” ~ Patrick James “Pat” Riley , Professional Basketball Executive, Miami Heat

The Gradual Result

“Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.” ~ Patrick James “Pat” Riley , Professional Basketball Executive, Miami Heat Team President (1995- ), Motivational Speaker, Author, Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award (2012), NBA Championships (2012 & 2013:

The Gradual Result

“Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.” ~ Patrick James “Pat” Riley , Professional Basketball Executive, Miami Heat Team President (1995- ), Motivational Speaker, Author, Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award (2012), NBA Championships (2012 & 2013:

Lofty Goals

“Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” ~ Bo Jackson, Baseball and Football Player (1983-1994) Co-Owner & CEO of Bo Jackson Elite Sports Complex, Co-Owner of The Burr Ridge Bank and Trust; Heisman Trophy (1985)

Lofty Goals

“Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” ~ Bo Jackson, Baseball and Football Player (1983-1994) Co-Owner & CEO of Bo Jackson Elite Sports Complex, Co-Owner of The Burr Ridge Bank and Trust; Heisman Trophy (1985)

100% In

“I learned to put 100 percent into what you’re doing. I learned about setting goals for yourself, knowing where you want to be and taking small steps toward those goals. I learned about adversity and how to get past it.”

100% In

“I learned to put 100 percent into what you’re doing. I learned about setting goals for yourself, knowing where you want to be and taking small steps toward those goals. I learned about adversity and how to get past it.”

An Ultimate Life Dream Project

“My ultimate life dream project is my kids. My family.” ~ Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr., Golden Globe Awards recipient (2x), Tony Award, Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor and Best Actor

An Ultimate Life Dream Project

“My ultimate life dream project is my kids. My family.” ~ Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr., Golden Globe Awards recipient (2x), Tony Award, Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor and Best Actor

Journeying to Your Entrepreneurial Passion

“If you want to begin the journey to discover your entrepreneurial passion you, first, must analyze your own interests, strengths, weaknesses, and desires. You must consider carefully how hard you want to work. And, then, you must research in a

Journeying to Your Entrepreneurial Passion

“If you want to begin the journey to discover your entrepreneurial passion you, first, must analyze your own interests, strengths, weaknesses, and desires. You must consider carefully how hard you want to work. And, then, you must research in a

Attributes of Leadership

“I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their

Attributes of Leadership

“I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their

Are You 30ish and Stiff, or 60ish and Supple?

“Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness. In order to achieve happiness, it is imperative to gain mastery of your body. If at the age of 30 you are stiff and out of shape, you are old. If at

Are You 30ish and Stiff, or 60ish and Supple?

“Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness. In order to achieve happiness, it is imperative to gain mastery of your body. If at the age of 30 you are stiff and out of shape, you are old. If at

Passion & Purpose Aligned

“I have learned that it is very possible to pursue different passions but it is also very complicated to try and do them at one time. I think strategic planning, time management, and focus are vital to multi-tasking. Ultimately though,

Passion & Purpose Aligned

“I have learned that it is very possible to pursue different passions but it is also very complicated to try and do them at one time. I think strategic planning, time management, and focus are vital to multi-tasking. Ultimately though,

To Stay on Top of Things

When asked to share her secret to having a long career in a competitive industry: “There is no secret. Prayer, good old-fashioned hard work, giving the personal touch, never compromising my integrity, listening to good business advice and keep a

To Stay on Top of Things

When asked to share her secret to having a long career in a competitive industry: “There is no secret. Prayer, good old-fashioned hard work, giving the personal touch, never compromising my integrity, listening to good business advice and keep a

Comfortable Inaction

“There are risks and costs to action. Yet they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction.” ~ John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States (1961-1963)

Comfortable Inaction

“There are risks and costs to action. Yet they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction.” ~ John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States (1961-1963)

A Strong Legacy

“In Italy we have a strong legacy of family businesses; that is our DNA. Families think long term. They can renounce some money currently, so they can get to the future.”  ~ Beatrice Trussardi, Philanthropist & Executive, Trussardi Group

A Strong Legacy

“In Italy we have a strong legacy of family businesses; that is our DNA. Families think long term. They can renounce some money currently, so they can get to the future.”  ~ Beatrice Trussardi, Philanthropist & Executive, Trussardi Group

Just as Business Partners

“My husband and I sit down, just as business partners, around our kitchen table and look at the schedule for the week and figure out where we need to be and what we need to do, what each of our

Just as Business Partners

“My husband and I sit down, just as business partners, around our kitchen table and look at the schedule for the week and figure out where we need to be and what we need to do, what each of our

Vividly, Ardently & Enthusiastically

“Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass.” ~ Paul J. Meyer, Founder of Success Motivation Institute and Leadership Management Institute, Author, Philanthropist & Entrepreneur ~ Image via NAME HERE

Vividly, Ardently & Enthusiastically

“Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass.” ~ Paul J. Meyer, Founder of Success Motivation Institute and Leadership Management Institute, Author, Philanthropist & Entrepreneur ~ Image via NAME HERE

Wish, Hope & Work It

~ Image via Wikipedia Commons “I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it.” ~ Estée Lauder, Businesswoman, Co-Founder of Estée Lauder Companies Presidential Medal of Freedom Award, Junior Achievement U.S. Business

Wish, Hope & Work It

~ Image via Wikipedia Commons “I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it.” ~ Estée Lauder, Businesswoman, Co-Founder of Estée Lauder Companies Presidential Medal of Freedom Award, Junior Achievement U.S. Business

The Plan, The Best

” A good plan is like a road map: it shows the final destination and, usually, the best way to get there.  You will now have a starting place and a destination, and you will be able to determine what

The Plan, The Best

” A good plan is like a road map: it shows the final destination and, usually, the best way to get there.  You will now have a starting place and a destination, and you will be able to determine what

A Good Neighborhood

“If you live in a ghetto and really want not to just change your life and your family’s life yet change your ghetto’s life, make your ghetto a good neighbor-hood, learn science; try to be like Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates

A Good Neighborhood

“If you live in a ghetto and really want not to just change your life and your family’s life yet change your ghetto’s life, make your ghetto a good neighbor-hood, learn science; try to be like Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates

Your Work, Your Plan

“Plan your work for today and every day, then, work your plan.” ~ Margaret Hilda Thatcher, (Baroness Thatcher),Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (May 1979–November 1990) Leader of the Opposition (February 1975–May 1979) Leader of the Conservative Party (February 1975–November

Your Work, Your Plan

“Plan your work for today and every day, then, work your plan.” ~ Margaret Hilda Thatcher, (Baroness Thatcher),Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (May 1979–November 1990) Leader of the Opposition (February 1975–May 1979) Leader of the Conservative Party (February 1975–November

Remain Sane, Enjoy Every Minute!

“You have to love what you do and become completely obsessive with every aspect of your business. If not, you will get burnt out quickly, leading to failure. Nobody is going to care about your company more than you, so

Remain Sane, Enjoy Every Minute!

“You have to love what you do and become completely obsessive with every aspect of your business. If not, you will get burnt out quickly, leading to failure. Nobody is going to care about your company more than you, so

The “Big Goals” Whittle-Down

“One of my favorite exercises is to whittle down my “big goals” into five achievable quarterly goals, and then to write these down on an index card. I keep this index card with me at all times, and especially in

The “Big Goals” Whittle-Down

“One of my favorite exercises is to whittle down my “big goals” into five achievable quarterly goals, and then to write these down on an index card. I keep this index card with me at all times, and especially in

15-Minute Task Blocks

“I start out my week by planning out everything that I’d like to get done this week. I, then, divide my tasks into 15-minute time blocks which allows me to set realistic deadlines and not waste time. I, then, use

15-Minute Task Blocks

“I start out my week by planning out everything that I’d like to get done this week. I, then, divide my tasks into 15-minute time blocks which allows me to set realistic deadlines and not waste time. I, then, use

Tomorrows, Todays & Yesterdays

“Dream of your Tomorrows, of your future, planning for them as you enjoy your Todays. Your Todays were the Tomorrows you once dreamed of and planned for, during your Yesterdays (that were Todays). Yesterday, you dreamed this day; you dreamed

Tomorrows, Todays & Yesterdays

“Dream of your Tomorrows, of your future, planning for them as you enjoy your Todays. Your Todays were the Tomorrows you once dreamed of and planned for, during your Yesterdays (that were Todays). Yesterday, you dreamed this day; you dreamed