Think Daily by Larry Janesky
One thing leads to another

Go somewhere new, and meet someone new, and talk about something new, then experience something new, then get intererested in something new, and then apply what you learned to something old, to create something new, and on and on it goes...   Pretty soon, you're living a pretty interesting life! …


Freedom and rules

Freedom and rules don't quite go well together.  From our government, our employer, and places we shop, man likes to control other men given the chance.  The more rules there are, the less trust is shown and the less free we feel. When you became leader at the PTA or…


Personal standards

When other people set expectations or standards for you, then you haven't set high enough standards for yourself. Do you begrudge meeting others' standards, or do you meet higher ones you've set for yourself?


Reflection

Wisdom is Knowledge + Experience + Reflection. We all have some knowledge and some experience.  Take the time to reflect. Did it all go as you had planned?  What were your expectations at the outset?  Did you communicate well?  What could you have done differently or better?  Look at it…


Be good at the right time

You don't have to be good/give it your all/perform well all day - just when it counts. What times of the day do you need to be your very best?


Maturing means changing

One sign of maturity is when what mattered to you yesterday doesn't matter so much now, and what didn't matter yesterday, is starting to matter now. It's normal.  You're still growing up.


How far we have come

Lewis Hallock Nash earned his Mechanical Engineering Degree from Stevens Institute of Technology in 1877, graduating at the top of his class. In his valedictory speech, he said that the task of the Engineer is "to lighten common drudgery, to carry the comforts of life to the masses of people,…


The Non-Conformist

If you don't have a plan, you should be a conformist and fit into someone else's plan.  But guess what they have planned for you - not much. If you are going to be a non-conformist however, you'd better have a better plan yourself - and be willing and disciplined…


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