Josh’s Daily Thoughts

“Life is a journey, not a destination.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Wow, this is something that I often struggle with. Personally, I am always setting goals and imagining life when I have achieved what I previously desired. Once accomplished, I will inevitable find something else that makes me feel unsatisfied. I think I focus muchContinue reading “Josh’s Daily Thoughts”

Josh’s Daily Thoughts

I recently read a great business book by Daymond John. Although the book was tuned towards entrepreneurs, I believe there were many great takeaways that each of us can profit from. John talked a lot about “rise and grind” and how achieving one’s dream is mostly based on how badly we want it. For him,Continue reading “Josh’s Daily Thoughts”

Josh’s Daily Thoughts

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” – William Arthur Ward I’d like to give presents to each of you. I’m grateful for those that choose to or are forced to follow some of the things I post. Thank you for your kindness and continually sharing amazingContinue reading “Josh’s Daily Thoughts”

Josh’s Daily Thoughts

Faith and action are tied together in a forever bond. I am a religious person but I think faith applies in other areas of our lives as well. For example, at work – one may have faith that they could be promoted and receive greater compensation. A mother or father may have faith that theirContinue reading “Josh’s Daily Thoughts”

Josh’s Daily Thoughts

Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.” My thoughts were first drawn towards his use of the word “devout”. When I hear that word, I think of consistency, passion, and resilience. I’ve learned that our gratitude towards people ebbs and flows like aContinue reading “Josh’s Daily Thoughts”

Josh’s Daily Thoughts

Recently I was able to have a profound conversation with a friend named Casey. Casey’s father is hispanic and thus inherited his last name. However, Casey has a light skin tone and seems as if he were of European descent… until you saw his last name. I learned from Casey that people often treated himContinue reading “Josh’s Daily Thoughts”

Josh’s Daily Thoughts

Robert Braath is attributed to saying that, “gratitude and attitude are not challenges; they are choices.” I have found that gratitude and attitude may be one of my most difficult challenges. Somedays I am exhausted and often overwhelmed with the variety of things I place on myself. It is difficult to make the decision toContinue reading “Josh’s Daily Thoughts”

Josh’s Daily Thoughts

I have been part of a certain team for almost 1.5 years. There are a few members that seem to have knack for negativity and pessimism. They blatantly blame failures on others and are fixated on past mishaps. I’ve learned that one’s attitude and behavior is often contagious to those they spend the most timeContinue reading “Josh’s Daily Thoughts”

Josh’s Daily Thoughts

Today I came across another quote about preparation and success. Tony Robbins once said, “The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck”. Luck is an interesting topic and I feel that many people attribute their success or failure on this often elusive ideal. I am a strong believer that those whomContinue reading “Josh’s Daily Thoughts”

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