Archive for May, 2015

Today’s Quote: “If I had nine hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first six sharpening my ax.” – Abraham Lincoln

Today’s Word: Prolific adj. Productive: Producing abundant works or results. “A prolific artist.” “A prolific writer.”

Random Thought: Seems like one of those days…I’m well on my way to getting doing done…

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Today’s Quote: “If things seem under control, you’re just not going fast enough.”
– Mario Andretti

Today’s Word: Haughty adj. Condescending: behaving in a superior, condescending, or arrogant way. “He always seemed haughty in company meetings.”

Random Thought: Not only do I not know what’s going on, I wouldn’t know what to do about it if I did…

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Today’s Quote: “People think I’m disciplined. It is not discipline. It is devotion. There is a great difference.” – Luciano Pavarotti

Today’s Word: Synergism n. Interaction of discrete agencies or conditions where the total effect is greater than the sum of the individual parts. “The directors saw considerable synergism in the business merger.” (also Synergy).

Random Thought: Remember before Facebook when no one showed pictures of what they had for breakfast, or lunch, or dinner…

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Today’s Quote: “Success in life is a matter not so much of talent or opportunity as of concentration and perseverance.” – C. W. Wendte

Today’s Word: Extemporaneous adj. 1. Unrehearsed. Done or said without advance preparation or thought; impromptu. 2. Prepared in advance but delivered without notes or text: “An extemporaneous speech.”

Random Thought: I’ve discovered that I’m not getting smarter as I grow older, there’s just less stupid stuff left that I haven’t already done…

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Today’s Quote: “The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” – Joseph Campbell

Today’s Word: Furtive adj. 1. Marked by quiet, caution or secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed. “A furtive kiss.” 2. Characterized by stealth; surreptitious. “A furtive attempt to take control of the business.”

Random Thought: I don’t know about you, but it’s the first five days after the weekend that I find to be the hardest…

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Today’s Quote: “Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Oliver Goldsmith

Today’s Word: Anecdotal adj. Based on casual observations or indications rather than rigorous or scientific analysis: “There is anecdotal evidence that the stock will soon double in price.”

Random Thought: In general, never judge a book by its movie…

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Today’s Quote: “Confidence is contagious; so is lack of confidence.” – Vince Lombardi

Today’s Word: Deciduous adj. Not permanent or lasting; ephemeral. “The fire created adeciduous outlook for the company.”

Random Thought: Nothing makes me feel so old as to having scroll all the way down the list of dates to find my date of birth…

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