Category Archives: Motivation

Quote of the Week: June 30, 2013

“The future belongs to those who prepare for it
today.”~Malcolm X

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Quote of the Week: June 23, 2013

“And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.”~Khalil Gibran

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Shawn Achor: The Happy Secret To Better Work

Quote of the Week: June 16, 2013

“You can’t help someone get up a hill without getting closer to the top yourself.”~H. Norman Schwartzkopf

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Quote of the Week: June 9, 2013

“Two men look out through the same bars: One sees the mud and one the stars.”~Frederick Langbridge

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Quote of the Week: June 2, 2013

“Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good
fortune.”~Walt Whitman

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@nycework tweet digest: 05/19-24/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? Peeking into your future using big data; quick, homemade budget cuts; dirty ice in fast food places; you’re harboring moody bacteria; sustainable city farming; gadgets too advanced for their own good; daring to fail greatly…

Here’s a quick summary of tweets posted by @nycework between May 19 and May 24, 2013:

3D-modeled vertical farm

3D-modeled vertical farm
(Image credit: Cjacobs627 at en.wikipedia)

  • A quote by Robert F. Kennedy about the achievement ability of people who aren’t afraid to fail;
  • an article about scientists’ discovery that our bodies harbor kinds of bacteria that affect our health, our weight and our mood;
  • an article about a student’s experiment that found 70 percent of tested fast-food ice was dirtier than toilet water samples taken from the same establishment;
  • an article about how vertical farming using skyscraper greenhouses could produce sustainable, city-grown, inexpensive food;
  • an article about 5 quick ways to cut household bills; (NOTE: the section on tax savings might be outdated, so consult your accountant or tax specialist for up-to-date tax-saving strategies);
  • an article about 5 old gadgets that didn’t become popular because they were ahead of their time;
  • and, a link to @nycework’s previous tweet digest that includes a post about how information you share publicly might be used to predict your future.

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Quote of the Week: May 26, 2013

“I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.”~Oprah Winfrey

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Quote of the Week: May 19, 2013

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve
greatly.”~Robert F. Kennedy

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Quote of the Week: May 12, 2013

“Whatever you are, be a good one.”~Abraham Lincoln

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