Wednesday, April 22, 2009



The problem with communication ... is the illusion that it has been accomplished. ~George Bernard Shaw

Whether your goal is to be an artist, entrepreneur, CEO, Politian, pastor, or something else, there’s a pretty good chance you will interact with other people along the way. Unless your plan is to work in a vacuum and be unknown to anyone ever, you’ll have to factor these other people into your equation of success. ~ partners, patrons, investors, bosses, clients, constituents, customers, and even critics. Depending on your goal, working and communicating effectively with others may be a big factor or a little factor.

Coming together is a Beginning; Keeping together is Progress; Working together is Success. ~Henry Ford

An Abrasive personality is I believe the single most common cause for failure in the lives of otherwise seemingly bright men and women.

The wrong words said at the wrong time discourage me.
The wrong words said at the right time frustrate me.

The right words said at the wrong time confuse me.

The right words said at the right time Encourage me!

People Can Tell The Difference Between Hollow Words And Something That Is Said From The Heart.

Business man Don Bennett was the first amputee to climb to the summit of Mount Rainer. That’s 14,410 feet, on one leg and two crunches! During an especially difficult portion of the climb, Bennett and his team had to cross an ice field. To get across the ice, the climbers had to put metal spikes on their boots for traction. Unfortunately, one boot didn’t help Bennett much. The only way he could get across the ice field was to fall face forward onto the ice, pull himself as far forward as he could, stand up, and then fall forward again. Bennett’s teenage daughter, Kathy, was with him on the climb. She stayed by his side through the entire four hour struggle. She kept cheering him on, saying, “You can do it, Dad. You’re the best dad in the world. You can Do it!” His daughter’s words spoken from the heart, helped him to keep going.

You have the Power in your mouth to Change somebody’s day ~ or perhaps even their whole life. Just by saying the right thing at the right time, from the heart.

Like apples of gold in settings of silver Is a word spoken in right circumstances. ~Proverbs 25:11
How’s your Mouth?

Do you have good oral hygiene?

Oh, give me a home where the Buffalo roam Where the Deer and the Antelope play; Where seldom is heard a discouraging word, And the sky is not cloudy all day. ~Home on the range. Kansas State song!

Trusting these are Good encouraging Words in your ear.

Mark & Deb

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Wednesday, April 8, 2009



To cause to turn or pass from one state to another; to alter, or make different; to vary in external form, or in essence; as, to change the color or shape of a thing; to change the countenance; to change the heart or life; To put one thing in the place of another; to shift;

Do you like where you are and what you have become?

Have you ever wished that your life was better?

Can your relationships improve?

Are you producing the results that you want?

Why do you do what you do?

What triggers you to produce your behavior?

How do you reach the top rung and achieve success?

You have to have a plan for your personal development and growth. And then take consistent and continuous actions.

You will do better if you work on yourself instead of worrying about your conditions. If you work on yourself, your life will change.

You have the choice to grow, to learn, to CHANGE and become the person God wants and needs you be. You can choose to stagnate, to hesitate, and remain fearful and doubtful and live in mediocrity.

You are responsible for your frustrations, indecisions and lack of progress.

When You Change You Grow.

Some people are Thermometers. They merely register what is around them. If the situation is tight and pressurized, they register tension and irritability. If it’s stormy, they register worry and fear. If it’s calm, quiet, and comfortable, they register relaxation and peacefulness. Others, however, are Thermostats. They regulate the atmosphere. They are mature Change-Agents who never let the situation dictate to them.

Jesus was a Change-Agent sent from God!

Easter Changed Everything!

Why do we struggle so with Change?

Why do we resist it?

Then again is “All” Change Good?

Deb & I want to help you to make whatever Change God wants in your life.

"We can never really change someone; people must change themselves. But we can help. We can be a resource." - Stephen R. Covey

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