Nelson Mandela on Leadership

September 19, 2013…

"It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership." — Nelson Mandela

How Far Do YOU Dare To Dream?

September 18, 2013…

"Our life will only be as brilliant, adventurous, purposeful, exciting and passionate as we dare to dream. How far do you dare to dream?"

- Shawn Anderson, Founder, Extra Mile America and Extra Mile World

"...They Didn't Understand Life."

September 17, 2013…

"When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down 'happy.' They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life."  ― John Lennon

The Gem Cannot Be Polished Without Friction

September 16, 2013…

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.   ― Chinese proverb

Can You Imagine the Positive Momentum We Could Start?

September 15, 2013…

"If each of us went the 'extra mile" in passing forward a positive word or action to at least one person every day, can you imagine the positive momentum we could get started?"   - Shawn Anderson, Founder, Extra Mile America

You CAN Find a Way!

September 14, 2013…

"If it's important in your heart to CAN find a way to make it happen."

- Shawn Anderson, Founder, Extra Mile America

Mark Twain...and "Belittling People""

September 13, 2013…

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can
become great.  ― Mark Twain

WISHFUL Thinking Versus POWERFUL Thinking

September 12, 2013…

"I need just one person (one boss, one relationship, one door opener) to change my life and make it amazing!"

"I am the ONE person."

Think GIVE. Not GET.

September 11, 2013…

"Think GIVE. Not GET. Nothing has the power to positively change your world more." 

- Shawn Anderson, Founder, Extra Mile America

Why I Believe in "Going the Extra Mile"...

September 10, 2013…

"Why do I believe in 'going the extra mile?' Because if I didn't, the second best version of myself would show up in my place."
- Shawn Anderson, Founder, Extra Mile America

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