Teamwork

“A player who makes a team great is more valuable than a great player. Losing yourself in the group, for the good of the group – that’s teamwork. ” – John Wooden As our team make up changes with those that move on and new hires- this quote resonates with me. It is always more […] More

Good, Better, Best

“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best. “– St. Jerome This quote is printed in the hallway of our office. Two years ago when interviewing Barret, we asked “what do you want us to remember about you after you leave and we meet with other […] More

The Right Team

    “If work isn’t fun, you’re not playing on the right team.” – Franks Sonnenberg We spend more awake hours with the people we work with than our own family members. Let’s make sure we treat these relationships with the care and attention deserved. With any relationship, we get out of it what we […] More

Happiness

“Happiness isn’t about getting what you want all the time. It’s about loving what you have and being grateful for it.” When I am most grateful for what I have, I don’t have the same deep need for more. When a friend of mine was on hospice and I finally chose to be grateful for […] More

Fear and Courage

“Courage is not the lack of fear. It is acting in spite of it.” – Mark Twain If you are fearful, it likely means you have something to lose. Ask yourself, if the possibility of what you may gain is more important. If so- feel the fear and do it anyway! More

Live in the Moment

“Live in the moment and be present in all that you do. Don’t worry yourself with what happened yesterday or what’s going to happen tomorrow. Stay focused with what’s in front of you.” – Michael Trevino I often don’t enjoy right now enough, because I am busy planning for what comes next. What we thought […] More

Opportunity

“The difference between an opportunity and an obstacle is your attitude. Your faith has to be greater than your fear.” I honestly believe- “things happen, it is up to me to decide if they are good or bad.” Sometimes through these challenges, we see new lessons: we see how strong we can be, we see […] More

Challenges

“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua Marine What if adversity isn’t happening TO you, but instead it’s happening FOR you? Every challenge can be a lesson you needed to learn, every rejection was actually protection, and you were given THIS mountain to show others that […] More

Be Thankful

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey Sometimes gratitude can just be a matter of perspective. I Am Thankful For.. …the mess to clean after a party because it means I have been surrounded […] More

Character

“Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.” – Cavett Robert I cannot even count the times I start a new year, planning “to be healthier, blah blah blah”, Recently someone told me to really think about WHY I set a specific goal, and […] More