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  • Amazon shared from Aleph by Paulo Coelho
    don’t be intimidated by other people’s opinions. Only mediocrity is sure of itself, so take risks and do what you really want to do.
  • Amazon shared from Aleph by Paulo Coelho
    “If you want to see a rainbow you have to learn to like the rain.”
  • Amazon shared from Goals!: How to Get Everything You Want -- Faster Than You Ever Thought Possible by Brian Tracy
    People suffering from learned helplessness feel that they are incapable of achieving their goals or improving their lives. The most common manifestation of learned helplessness is contained in the words “I can
  • Amazon shared from Goals!: How to Get Everything You Want -- Faster Than You Ever Thought Possible by Brian Tracy
    One of your great goals in life is to identify and isolate the one or two skills that you can do better, and enjoy more, than anything else, and then concentrate on becoming absolutely excellent in those areas.
  • Amazon shared from Goals!: How to Get Everything You Want -- Faster Than You Ever Thought Possible by Brian Tracy
    You can learn anything you need to learn to achieve any goal you can set for yourself. There are no real limits on what you can accomplish, except for the limits that you place on your own mind and imagination.
  • Amazon shared from Goals!: How to Get Everything You Want -- Faster Than You Ever Thought Possible by Brian Tracy
    Unsuccessful people always wonder whether or not a particular goal is possible. High achievers, on the other hand, ask only the question, “How?” They then work to find ways to turn their visions and goals into realities.
  • Amazon shared from Goals!: How to Get Everything You Want -- Faster Than You Ever Thought Possible by Brian Tracy
    A goal, however, is something distinctly different from a wish. It is clear, written, and specific. It can be quickly and easily described to another person. You can measure it, and you know when you have achieved it or not.
    Note: Do we teach our students the difference between wishes and goals?
  • Amazon shared from Kiss That Frog!: 12 Great Ways to Turn Negatives into Positives in Your Life and Work by Brian Tracy, Christina Stein
    Your mind is like a garden: if you do not deliberately cultivate flowers, weeds will grow automatically without any effort on your part. If you do not deliberately plant and cultivate positive thoughts, negative thoughts will grow in their place.
  • Amazon shared from The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg
    “Some thinkers,” Aristotle wrote in Nicomachean Ethics, “hold that it is by nature that people become good, others that it is by habit, and others that it is by instruction.” For Aristotle, habits reigned supreme. The behaviors that occur unthinkingly are the evidence of our truest selves, he said. So “just as a piece of land has to be prepared beforehand if it is to nourish the seed, so the mind of the pupil has to be prepared in its habits if it is to enjoy and dislike the right things.
  • Amazon shared from The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg
    For an idea to grow beyond a community, it must become self-propelling. And the surest way to achieve that is to give people new habits that help them figure out where to go on their own.
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