George Rathman Coaching
May 20, 2018
Q:"To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow." – Audrey Hepburn
A: Plant YOUR garden.
Q: "Don't let anyone define you. Define yourself." – Billie Jean King
A: Decide your definition for you.
Q: "Those who are not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life." – Muhammad Ali
A: Take a risk and see what you accomplish for yourself and others.
May 13, 2018
Q: "The art of life is a constant readjustment to our surroundings." – Kakuzo Okakaura
A: Embrace the detours of the moment.
Q: "Taking initiative pays off. It is hard to visualize someone as a leader if she is always waiting to be told what to do." – Sheryl Sandberg
A: Holding yourself back in an area? Take the leap and move forward.
Q: "If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door." – Milton Berle
A: Build many doors.
May 6, 2018
Q: "Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty four brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment and to look at all beings with eyes of compassion." – Thinch Nhat Hanh
A: The moment is now; enjoy all aspects of the moment.
Q: "Live in the present. Launch yourself on each wave, find your eternity in each moment." – Henry David Thoreau
A: Ride the wave of the moment.
Q: “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” – Pablo Picasso
A: Get out of your comfort zone.
Week of April 29, 2018
Q: "Go out on a limb. It's where the fruit is." – Frank Scully
A: Take a risk and see what you learn.
Q: "Your past cannot be changed. Your future is yet in your power." – Hugh White
A: Your past may dictate who you are, but don’t let your past determine what you become.
Q: “I spent my young adult years postponing many of the small things that I knew would make me happy. I was fortunate enough to realize that I would never have the time unless I made the time. And then the rest of my life began.” – Chris Peterson
A: Make a list of the small things that make you happy. Put time on your calendar to do one this week.
Week of April 22, 2018
Q: "Never give up your right to be wrong. If you give up your right to make a mistake, you will lose your ability to learn new things and move forward with your life." – David M. Burns
A: Make a “mistake”, learn from it and see where you can do something differently.
Q: "Choices are the hinges of destiny." – Edwin Markham
A: You CHOOSE your destiny.
Q: "There is a choice you have to make in everything you do. So, keep in mind that in the end, the choice you make, makes you." – John Wooden
A: What choice are you making to live your career how you want to live it?
Week of April 15, 2018
Q: “In the end, it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be, by remaining what we are.” – Max DePree
A: Become uncomfortable, make a change, grow.
Q: "Failure is a detour, not a dead end street." – Zig Ziglar
A: Take the detour as it eventually gets you back on the road you are heading.
Q: "There is no such thing as failure - simply adjust your aim. There is no such thing as failure - just alternative routes." – Laurie Pirtle
A: See where can you adjust your aim or take an alternate route.
Week of April 8, 2018
Q: "Anything worth doing is worth doing too soon." – Barbara Sher
A: What have you been thinking about quite a bit lately? If you spent time thinking about it and it is worth doing, then it is time to put the thought into action.
Q: “A year from now you will be glad you started today.” – Bradley Thomas
A: Think back a year. What did you do that you are glad you did? Now, start something new today so a year from now you will have a similar feeling.
Q: “Start dwelling in the possibilities.” – Emily Dickinson
A: See possibilities and opportunities and then decide which to move forward with to make a reality.
Week of April 1, 2018
Q: “You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, and create a new and different past.” – Richard Bach
A: You choose because it’s your choice.
Q: “You can’t go back and make a new start, but you can start right now and make a brand new ending.” – Jame R. Sherman
A: Each day is a new day to do something different and new.
Q: “Anything is possible. Anything can be.” – Shel Silverstein
A: See all the possibilities that exist.
Week of March 25, 2018
Q: We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible.” – Vince Lombardi
A: Achieve your dreams by believing and acting as if it were impossible to fail.
Q: “Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent van Gogh
A: Keep in mind it takes multiple steps to achieve a greater step. To run a marathon, you must first run a mile, then two miles, then three miles, etc.
Q: “Go and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here.” – Neil Gaiman
A: Turn a mistake into a learning experience.
Week of March 18, 2018
Q: “Protect your enthusiasm from the negativity and fear of others. Never decide to do nothing just because you can only do little. Do what you can. You would be surprised at what "little" acts have done for our world.” – Steve Maraboli
A: Keep in mind, one step at a time is progress, regardless of the size of the step.
Q: “If you really want the key to success, start by doing the opposite of what everyone else is doing.” – Brad Szollose
A: Where do you need to act the opposite of how you are currently acting? Where do you need to change?
Q: “To wander is to be alive.” – Roman Payne
A: Meander and see where it takes you.
Week of March 11, 2018
Q: “You become what you think about all day long.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
A: Use your mind and your heart to become who you want to be.
Q: “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer
A: Measure your happiness; Measure your success. If a gap, what are you going to do about it?
Q: “In school we learn that mistakes are bad, and we are punished for making them. Yet, if you look at the way humans are designed to learn, we learn by making mistakes. We learn to walk by falling down. If we never fell down, we would never walk.” – Robert T. Kiyosaki
A: See the value in a mistake.
Week of March 4, 2018
Q: "He who is outside his door has the hardest part of his journey behind him." – Dutch Proverb
A: Action equals momentum. Take that first step.
Q: “FEAR has two meanings: ‘Forget Everything And Run’ or ‘Face Everything And Rise.’ The choice is yours.” – Zig Ziglar
A: Face Everything And Rise!
Q: “Great moments are born from great opportunities. That’s what you have here today!” – Herb Brooks
A: This is your time, now go out there and take it.
On a weekly basis, I will share three Quotes & Actions that you may find motivating and inspiring for your development and/or life transition. To ACT, drop me an email and let's connect.