Month: February 2015

What does success mean to you?

Many years ago, I heard a phrase that changed my way of thinking, especially when it comes to communicating with others. Having done teaching, preaching, and training in several different environments, I have seen the truth of it play out. It is: Definitions are relative. It’s a simple statement. It may seem like a diplomatic,…

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The Laws of Learning

Years ago, I was able to receive both Supervisor and Administrator training through Accelerated Christian Education (ACE). In their manual, they share their “Five Laws of Learning:” The pupil must be placed on a level of curriculum where he can best perform. The pupil must set reasonable and appropriate goals which he can be expected…

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The key to true success

Everyone wants to be successful. But not everyone really believes that they can be successful. One reason for this tragic thinking lies in their definition of success. The world tends to define success in terms of money, possessions, fame, etc. Is that really what success is? This idea has also filtered into the ranks of…

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My focus word for 2015 is better

During the past several years, I have chosen different words to help me focus on my goals and personal growth. In 2013, I chose three words: Dedication, Opportunity, and Intentionality Last year, I chose a three-word phrase: Sharpen Your Ax. The thought behind this was to not focus on starting new things, but to focus…

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