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If We Think Failure is Inevitable...It Is.

August 26, 2013…

"If we think failure is inevitable, it is. If we think our job is dull, it will be. If we tell a child he’s average, chances are he’ll perform that way. We have the ability to turn a situation into exactly what we predict. And we don't even need a crystal ball."

The "Go the Extra Mile" Button

August 25, 2013…

"At the end of a long day when you're most tired, that's the time to push the 'go the extra mile' button."

You Have a Good Life When...

August 24, 2013...

"You have a good life when there are things to smile about today...and to motivate you for tomorrow."

- Shawn Anderson, Founder, Extra Mile America

Andrew Carnegie...and the 43 Millionaires He Created

August 22, 2013…

A reporter once asked Andrew Carnegie how forty-three of the people that worked for him became millionaires. Carnegie responded to the question, “You develop people the same way you mine gold. When you mine gold, you have to move tons of dirt to find one ounce of gold. But you don’t go in there looking for the dirt. You go in there looking for the gold.”

"That is the biggest fool thing we have ever done..."

August 21, 2013…

With an agitated tone, the man wearing an impressively decorated military uniform, Admiral William Leahy of the U.S. Navy boldly told President Harry S. Truman: “That is the biggest fool thing we have ever done…the bomb will never go off, and I speak as an expert in explosives.”

Having a Bad Day?

August 20, 2013…

"If you're having a bad 'motivation' day, don't beat yourself up about it. They happen, and it's okay to hang a "Gone' Fishin'" sign on your door for the day. My theory? Rejuvenate today...and create an inspiring plan that turns your momentum around tomorrow." - Shawn Anderson, Founder, Extra Mile America

"I WANT..."

August 19, 2013…

"I wanting" without planning...and taking action on the plan...is kinda' useless in my book."  - Shawn Anderson, Founder, Extra Mile America

Are Any of These Your Goals?

August 18, 2013…

"I want to write a book."
"I want to start a business."
"I want to find a new job."
"I want to lose weight."
"I want to start exercising."
"I want to find a relationship."

How to get from A-Z in Reaching Your Goal

August 17, 2013…

A Lesson From "Alice in Wonderland"

August 16, 2013..

"There is no use in trying," said Alice, "one can't believe impossible things."

"I dare say you haven't had much practice," said the Queen. "When I was your age, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."

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