An Exceptional Person

With expenditures projected at $5,800,000,000 the 2012 presidential and congressional elections will be the most expensive on record, according to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics. Campaign strategists estimate that 80% of the money spent is wasted, but the 20% which does hit its mark somehow does so through a public which has historically proven …

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Character of the Happy Warrior

Character development is a deeply personal matter. Others can provide guidance and go a long way in setting the conditions conducive to healthy development, but at the end of the day your character is built in the little choices you make from moment to moment. Character is not built overnight and it does not come …

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Mental Blocks

"You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face...do the thing you think you cannot do." ~ Eleanor Roosevelt While there is a world of difference between your actual limitations and limitations you've accepted for yourself that don't really exist, the two are identical …

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The Glory of Going On

"Tennyson uses the fine phrase, “the glory of going on.” There is tremendous power and influence in plowing through obstacles and opposition as though they did not exist, of remaining calm and undaunted, meeting fate or failure without protest, but ever seeking a new way out. Courage is not in never fearing but in conquering …

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