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A Japanese Proverb on Determination

A Japanese Proverb on Determination

“Fall down seven times, get up eight.”  -Japanese Proverb   Thanks to Jeff Herrera for suggesting this quote.

Arms of Steel

Arms of Steel

In 2011 ABC’s television show 20/20 highlighted the achievement of paraplegic Chris Waddell and his arm powered bike.  This short piece documents Waddell’s determination as he and his team of 68 people attempt to reach the 19’000 foot summit Mount Kilamanjaro.  Waddell is unlike any mountain climber that we have ever seen, because he uses a modified bike to achieve his goals.  He ...[Read More]

Hold the Rope

hold the rope

Hold the Rope – Author unknown Every year a professional football team wins the Championship. Every year a college football team wins the NCAA. Every year the best high school team wins the state championship. All these teams have one thing in common; No matter how tough it became throughout their season, they did one thing — they held the rope! What is “holding the rope?” ...[Read More]

Lessons From the Geese

Lessons From the Geese

  Fact 1: As each goose flap its wings it creates an“uplift” for the birds that follow. By flying in a “V” formation, the whole flock adds 71% greater range than if each bird flew alone. Lesson: People who share a common sense of direction and community can get where they are going quicker and easier because they are traveling on the thrust of one another. Fact 2: When a goose falls out of fo ...[Read More]

legacy

How to start a movement

How to start a movement

Welcome to day 1 of Every Day Getting Better.  Our goal is to provide one video, quote, poem per day that makes you smile / ponder / dream / think / imagine ~ and in the end, makes you a better person. This is a community, so please do your part by sharing your comments / thoughts / perceptions below the daily posts.  We hope that you enjoy and tell your friends about us.