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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Deuparth gwaith yw ei ddechrau

“Deuparth gwaith yw ei ddechrau” is a Welsh Proverb that translates as “Starting the work is two thirds of it.” There is great truth in this statement for action often breeds enthusiasm, movement creates connection (involvement breeds commitment) and opportunity for serendipity to occur. I have found that if I can but motivate by self to begin, I frequently get swept up in the task and carried forward to completion. […]

Are you willing to take out the garbage?

“Are you willing to take out the garbage?” is another way of saying are you willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done. The difference between Dreamers and Achievers is the willingness to take Effective Action that produces the Desired Result. I’m frequently amazed by how many people confuse Activity/Busyness with Results/Achievement […]

Cultivating “Je ne sais quoi”

Literally interpreted, “Je ne sais quoi” is French for “I don’t know what” and refers to that intangible quality that makes something distinctive or attractive i.e. he has a certain je ne sais quoi about him. Call it charisma, charm, presence or personality, it’s nice to have, it feels good to be of interest to others, to […]

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