“An hour of effective, precise, hard, disciplined and integrated thinking can be worth a month of hard work. Thinking is the very essence of, and the most difficult thing to do in, business and life. Empire builders spend hour-after-hour on mental work… while others party. If you’re not consciously aware…

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“Courage isnít the absence of fear, it is the presence of fear, yet the will to continue.”

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“Before Enlightenment, Chop Wood, Carry Water. After Enlightenment, Chop Wood, Carry Water.” – Ancient Zen Wisdom, from Mastery by George Leonard.

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He Who Fears Will Mind (Quran Chapter 87: Verse 10) “Greed is Good?” I think not. However, a little bit of Fear can take you a long way. Fear (in proportion) and conflict are necessary for growth and for purity of the self. Think back to your past. When you…

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I’ve learned the importance of taking the risk to pursue your dreams. There is nothing worse than looking back over your life at what you should have tried, should have done, or should have said- because no matter how much it hurts, you can’t press rewind. – Mitch Hedburg (I…

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