Archive for the ‘Focus’ Category


Life is denied by lack of attention, whether it be to cleaning windows or trying to write a masterpiece.

Boulanger, Nadia

—Nadia Boulanger

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Remain Focused

Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer to the fulfillment of their goals rather than all the other distractions that life presents to them.

Canfield, Jack

—Jack Canfield

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Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination.

von Clausewitz, Carl

—Carl von Clausewitz

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Strategic Thinking

We need to learn to set our course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship.

Bradley, General Omar

—General Omar Bradley

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Dickens on Focused Effort

I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence; without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.

Dickens, Charles

—Charles Dickens

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Thoreau on Finding Success

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Thoreau_Henry David

—Henry David Thoreau


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Cuban on Focus

What I’ve learned…is you just got to stay focused and believe in yourself and trust your own ability and judgment.

Cuban, Mark

—Mark Cuban


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