success

Oh, The Places You’ll Go!: My Bucket List

November 13, 2012
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When I was in my teens I had plenty of goals, but I didn’t spend much time thinking about how I would actually achieve those goals. Life was long. And though things weren’t perfect, they would eventually get better. Or so I thought. And then I learned some very painful lessons. I was twenty-one years […]

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Be the Change: Ten Simple Ways to Change the World

July 17, 2012
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“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” “The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.” “As human beings, our greatness lies not […]

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Becoming Mentally Strong: How To Beat Distraction, Maintain Focus and Achieve Your Goals

January 8, 2012
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It’s 3:00 in the morning and I can’t sleep. I keep thinking about all of the projects, trips, and special events I have planned for the coming months. I’ve got to get an entire department at work reorganized, I have to plan for my upcoming trip to Colombia, and I need to get serious about […]

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How Bad Do You Want It? Success Is A Choice!

November 27, 2011
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We all want to be successful in life. We all want to be fulfilled by our work, family, relationships, and social life. And for many of us, we want something else. We want to be great at some thing that we believe defines us. You may want to be a great skater, writer, dancer, lawyer, […]

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Cornel West, Harvard, and the Pursuit of Greatness

November 12, 2011
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A The Daily Garriga classic! The first and only time I ever met public sage and Princeton professor Cornel West was when he spoke at Harvard Law School with Tavis Smiley a few years ago. I happen to think that Dr. West is one of the most provocative and inspirational public figures who has ever lived. His […]

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Desire for Success

October 15, 2011
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An original poem by Nora Garriga. Here I am again Trudging Forward At that hill again Onward Upward Still some valleys come Sorrow I need tomorrow But like a seesaw The sun comes up again Lifting Rising My mood inspired Must make it Never tire There is a goal that I desire Capture Conquer For I […]

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