Responsibility Week 3 “Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them.” Tom Stoppard, British dramatist Translation for Adults The idea of “being responsible” or “accepting responsibility” often has a negative connotation. In reality, it is quite the opposite. To achieve great success, you must be willing to take on great responsibility. Arguably, one of Read More

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Responsibility Week 2 “Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses.” George Washington Carver, American botanist and scientist Translation for Adults Successful people share many common traits. They are confident. They are skilled leaders. They also take responsibility for their actions— without making excuses. There may be reasons Read More

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Responsibility Week 1 “It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.” John Baptiste Moliére, 17th century French playwright Translation for Adults You have obligations—to your family, your friends and your co-workers—much the same as anyone. You are responsible for many tasks and Read More

Excellence Week 4 “Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.” Pat Riley, coach of the NBA’s Miami Heat Translation for Adults No one can achieve excellence without plenty of hard work and dedication. Excellence doesn’t just happen overnight. Excellence isn’t measured by how well you accomplish an activity or task, but Read More

Excellence Week 3 “Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way.” Booker T. Washington, African-American educator Translation for Adults Doing only what others ask you to do is taking the path of least resistance, and that leads to complacency and mediocrity. If you’re goal in life is to just “get by,” then Read More