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Friday, February 29, 2008

Help learner to become what they are capable of being

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.

-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)

A quotation for teachers!


for students who enjoy peer tutoring!

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Big jobs

Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Friday, February 08, 2008

Failure should be our teacher

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

-- Denis Waitley

Thursday, February 07, 2008

Your Action Defines You

Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.

-- Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Protect yourself when writing a book

Protect yourself when writing a book —by Beth Peterson

Extracted from SpeakerNetNews, 1/25/2008


If you are planning to incorporate writing a book into your business and are thinking of finding an agent or a publisher, please be wary when looking.

There are many unscrupulous people looking to make a fast buck from authors (and speakers who write).

Anyone thinking of writing a book would benefit by studying the “Writer Beware” page at before you begin looking for writers’ services, representation, or publishers.

Monday, February 04, 2008

You Become What And Who You Choose

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

-- W. Clement Stone (1902-2002)

Sunday, February 03, 2008

Getting somewhere or nowhere

The difference between getting somewhere and nowhere is the courage to make an early start. The fellow who sits still and does just what he is told will never be told to do big things.

-- Charles M. Schwab (1862-1939)

Saturday, February 02, 2008

looking too far ahead?

It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.

-- Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)