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Personal Leadership Advice from a 12 Year-Old Student

Focus on your callings to develop more courage to contribute in discussions, classes, and forums. You will improve leadership and confidence.

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Definite Purpose+Burning Desire

“There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.” Napoleon Hill, author of The Law of Success and Think and Grow Rich To identify one’s calling not only provides greater clarity on purpose but also […]

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Ask the Mom of a Prisoner

A mother called me this Sunday morning. She had received from her daughter a few workbooks I developed she thought might help her son prepare better to get out of prison. If you wonder if adding Plans for School & Life to school lessons and writing assignments could be valuable to the development and decisions […]

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“The best way to predict your future is to create it.”

Quote by Abraham Lincoln: “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” Peter Drucker is credited with a similar quotation, “We Cannot Predict the Future, But We Can Invent It.” Recommendation:  ask what vision you would like to create and list or describe the desired results in your plan for life and/or […]

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True Fan: Follow the Process

Do you plan to be an Entertainment Fan or a True Fan? Will you choose to be a “True Fan” who stands for the principles and practices that define the process to make the team great, in addition to following the season and cheering for team success, or will you only focus on Entertainment? Entertainment Fans love […]

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Never Give In for Honor and Good Sense

“Never give in. Never give in, never, never, never…except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force: never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.” Winston Churchill

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See it, Plan it, Do it even when you Fear

“You must do the things you think you cannot do.” Eleanor Roosevelt Positive Action If you fear not being able to do something that could improve life for you and others, before you instinctively decide to wait, outline a plan for how you could succeed if you improved your capacities to “be, know, and do”–more […]

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Be Brothers or Fools

“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” Martin Luther King Positive Actions Write Plans for Life that include how our Best-Selves look for common ground in our Prayers and Plans and seek to understand values and beliefs. David

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Compassion can be Developed

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” Dalai Lama Sample actions we could take to develop more compassion: For the Social Area of Life, write a goal or vision statement for your best-self, such as, When feeling disappointed in another, I pause, remember what I […]

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Take a step toward change

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” Tony Robbins

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