quotables

'The Will To Prepare Is As Important As The Will To Win'

Success requires more than desire. Success largely comes down to putting in time and effort so that when an opportunity arises, you’re ready to give it your best.


'Confidence Is The Ability To Move Toward Things Wholeheartedly'

When we think of confidence, it’s hard not to associate it with being successful. Confidence isn’t really about success or failure, though. It’s about jumping in and taking action regardless of what the outcome will be.


'Beware Of Looking For Goals: Look For A Way Of Life'

Hunter S. Thompson is probably one of the last people you’d turn to for life advice, but the above quote from a letter he wrote to his friend, Hume Logan, nails what goals are supposed to be about surprisingly well.


Your Disaster Recovery Policy Boils Down To This One Basic Question

Planning a disaster recovery (DR) strategy can be a complex and time-consuming task. One simple question can help you focus your planning: How much data are you prepared to lose?


'Keep Taking The Next Stitch -- Without Stitches, You Just Have Rags'

If you ever feel bored doing the same thing over and over every day, it’s important to remember how valuable our routines really are.


'Self-Care Isn't A Reward -- It's Part Of The Process'

Rewards can motivate us to keep working hard. They’re the light at the end of the tunnel. The payoff. But the problem is many of us use basic comfort as a reward. We postpone taking care of ourselves when that’s actually crucial to our productivity.


'Being An Expert Can Be An Excuse For Staying In Your Comfort Zone'

You’ve reached the top of your field or mastered a skill or an art that you’re proud of. Don’t get too comfortable, though.


'Action This Day, Action Every Day'

Every day you wake up is another day with problems to solve, things to accomplish, and goals to achieve. While you can spend months or years pondering what to do, there’s one answer that encompasses them all: take action.


'Productivity Is Not About Time. It's About Energy.'

When we talk about being “productive”, most of us think about using our time most effectively. However, productivity guru Marius Ursache says it’s not about time, it’s about energy.


'Success Is Controlling How You Spend Your Time'

A lot of us get caught up in the notion that success means making more money, but success can be defined a lot of different ways. Redefining your idea of success can help you set better goals and see that we all really just want to be masters of our time.