Handling Little Problems

Rhinoceros Close-Up

“Keep charging and the little problems are of no concern to you.  They will always go away.” - Scott Alexander, Rhinoceros Success Many pesky problems lately, so the quote above seemed proper.  Keep charging! About Scott Alexander:  Scott Robert Alexander is best known for his book Rhinoceros Success, first published in 1980 and having since sold over 3 [...]

30 Quotes About Persistence

Persistence Tree on a Rock

Wrapping up this week’s theme of Persistence, here is a list of the week’s prior posts and a list of 30 quotes. Sunday,   Feb 3:  Time of Calamity Monday, Feb 4:  10 Tips to Develop Persistence Monday, Feb 4:  Our Greatest Glory Tuesday, Feb 5:  The Key of Persistence Wednesday, Feb 6:  Beware a Lack [...]

Take a Step, Then Another

Take One Step, Then Another

“What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step. It is always the same step, but you have to take it.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery Quote of the Day. Take a step.  A simple command, but one that is often difficult to complete when we are assailed with the problems of life. [...]

Great Achievement

Great Wall of China

“No great achievement is possible without persistent work.”  - Bertrand Russell Quote of the Day. We all dream of accomplishing great achievements during our lives.  Unfortunately, many of us never achieve them.  Why does this seem to plague some of us more than others?  Is it due to bad timing?  Bad luck?  Cosmic forces conspiring against [...]

Beware a Lack of Problems!

Mile Marker of Progress

“Beware when you have no problems. Then you’ve really got a problem!” – Scott Alexander, Rhinoceros Success Quote of the Day. What if you never encounter problems?  Perhaps you live from day to day with no problems in sight.  Good for you!  You are a rare creature indeed… or perhaps not. Sadly, “lack of problems” [...]

The Key of Persistence

Persistence is Key

“The key of persistence opens all doors closed by resistance ” – John Di Lemme Quote of the Day. Why bother with persistence?  Persistence is a difficult trait to engrain within ourselves; it involves time, effort, and discomfort!  One reason to developer persistence is given by John Di Lemme in his quote above.  We all [...]

10 Tips to Develop Persistence

10 Tips to Develop Persistence

Persist (intransitive verb,  \pər-ˈsist, -ˈzist\ ): to go on resolutely or stubbornly in spite of opposition, importunity, or warning. (via Merriam-Webster) Persistence is attributed by many as a crucial key to success.  The ability to keep pushing ahead despite resistance, to get back up when we fall, and to detour when we find out path [...]

Time of Calamity

Falling Down

“For a righteous man falls seven times, and rises again, But the wicked stumble in time of calamity.” – Proverbs 24:16, New American Standard translation Quote of the Day, Sunday. Good morning everyone – I hope you are all having a good weekend so far!  Today’s quote of the day is a Bible verse that [...]