Archive for April 2016

Think BiG Thoughts No.16

Linda Ellis

The Dash I read of a man who stood to speak at the funeral of a friend. He referred to the dates on the tombstone from the beginning…to the end. He noted that first came the date of birth and spoke the following date with tears, but he said what mattered most of all was…

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Think BiG Thoughts No.15

Steve Bimpson

We don’t always get what we want in life but, In general, we get what we expect. The secret, then, is to raise our level of expectation. ~ Steve Bimpson There’s a subtle difference between wanting to have something and whether or not we expect that something to happen. That subtle difference is internal. It isn’t…

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Think BiG Thoughts No.14

Mark Twain

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one. ~ Mark Twain Mark Twain’s words remind me of several things when it comes to setting goals; Think BiG: Set big goals ….. Huge goals.…

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Think BiG Thoughts No.13

Tony Robbins

The secret to success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you. ~ Tony Robbins   There are only two things that motivate us; Moving towards pleasure or moving away from…

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Think BiG Thoughts No.12

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One and Only You Every single blade of grass, And every flake of snow – Is just a wee bit different … There’s no two alike, you know. From something small, like grains of sand, To each gigantic star, All were made with THIS in mind: To be just what they are! How foolish then,…

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Think BiG Thoughts No.11

Muhammad Ali

Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary.…

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Think BiG Thoughts No.10

Walter D Wintle

If you think you’re beaten, you are; If you think you dare not, you don’t. If you’d like to win, but you think you can’t, It’s almost certain you won’t. If you think you’ll lose, you’re lost; For out of the world we find, Success begins with a fellow’s will, It’s all in the state…

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Think BiG Thoughts No.9

Henry Ford

Think BiG Thoughts No.9 Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. ~ Henry Ford I’ve always seen myself as a lifelong learner and one of the real joys in my life is that I…

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Think BiG Thoughts No.8

Gautama Buddha

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world. ~ Buddha When you read this quotation, it’s easy to miss the most important point contained in it: That we always have the ability to choose our thoughts. I know that many people find this…

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Think BiG Thoughts No.7

Sir Winston Churchill

Attitude is a little thing that makes a BiG difference. ~ Sir Winston Churchill Probably one of the best know quotations of all time, this reminds me that, whilst they all play a part, it’s not the skills or knowledge we have that really makes the difference. And it isn’t our age, our background, our…

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