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Dave Smith
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Daydream Believer & Opportunity Advisor
Daydream Believer & Opportunity Advisor

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MOVING FROM “WHAT IS” TO “WHAT COULD BE” IN LIFE
Far too often we decide “what is possible” by default
– by establishing what could not possibly be done by focusing upon what has (or
has not) been done in the past.  We set our goals at (or just below) what
we are pretty sure can be done to ensure success....

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...we far too often try to push everyone in the direction we want to go (you should realize that it is far easier to pull a string than it is to push it – so why do we try to push rather than pull people?) or walk over those that appear to be in our way (stepping on someone feels SO much more satisfying than taking the effort to circumvent the problem!) rather than leading them through our actions and lifting them up upon our shoulders (rather than climbing upon theirs). Read more in Dave's Deliberations - CELEBRATE SUCCESS TO RELEASE YOUR FULL POTENTIAL.

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While doing things “as they have always been done” will often result in an “acceptable” result, is it not better to strive for excellence (rather than to thrive on mediocrity) and to push the boundaries out towards the unexplored horizon (rather than living comfortably within defined silos and contained fields)? Read more in EXPANDED REFLECTIONS FROM "PATHWAYS AND PASSAGES TO LEADERSHIP."

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CHOOSE TO SEEK THE POSSIBLE IN LIFE
Every individual makes choices in life.  We choose to look at each obstacle or
disruption as either an opportunity or a roadblock – something that keeps us
from achieving our goals or something that strengthens us as we overcome
adversity.  We make intentio...

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We must recognize that time spent wisely will lead to the accomplishment of great things while time wasted will result in doing what has always been done and achieving what has already been mastered. Read more in VALUE THE TIME IT TAKES TO ACHIEVE GREAT THINGS...

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FORGE YOUR OWN PATH
Have you ever met someone who set a course in life based
on how many others are doing the same thing? 
Such individuals rarely seek to MAKE a difference – rather they tend to
AVOID being “different” as much as possible. 
They do not seek alternative solutio...

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TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR DESTINY...
I recently
spoke with an individual ready to pursue additional education so that she could
switch fields completely and move as quickly away from her current job situation
as possible.  While she enjoyed the WORK
she did, she did not respect her boss, was d...

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Viewing life through the lens of relativity will never provide personal fulfillment – only a sense of “better than” whomever we are comparing ourselves to (or possibly worse than someone else).

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LEAD BY EXAMPLE
Though words and promises can be compelling, the true
measure of a person is not what they say but rather what they do.  Following a leader’s actions is much easier
than believing promises – especially if they change based on the audience.  We must measure ...

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Once you've captured the sun...what should you do but let it go and sail away?
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