Motivational Quote: Continuous Improvement

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“Be better than you were Yesterday, but not as good as you will be Tomorrow.” – Richard Elmes

Motivational Quote: Self-Determination

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“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.” – Archie Griffin, 2-time Heisman Trophy Winner (for the best College Football Player in the US)

Giving Your Best Effort

Great Leaders tend to find ways to get the most out of their folks.

What are some of the techniques that your favorite leaders have used to get you to give your best effort?

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Motivational Quote: Keep Growing

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Be better than you were yesterday, but not as good as you will be tomorrow.”

-Richard Elmes

Motivational Quote: World Series Champions 2010

Congratulations to the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants.

2010 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants

Here are a few quotes on how they won it.

“Persistance, work ethic, ┬áteam effort and everyone made a huge contribution this year. “ -Brian Wilson, Closing Relief Pitcher, San Francisco Giants

“Keep working, stay in shape and good things are bound to happen.” – Edgar Renteria, Shortstop, San Francisco Giants & World Series MVP

“It goes to show you what a team can do when they play with heart & effort.” – Bruce Bochy, Manager, San Francisco Giants

But the best quote of the night, in my opinion came from the manager of the Texas Rangers, Ron Washington, when he said, “It’s not the best team that wins, its the team that plays the best. “

Motivational Quote: Handling Expectations

“I can only do what I can do. I never get frustrated with expectations from everyone else. I just know I go out there and give everything I have, and if that’s not good enough, then it’s not good enough.” – Danika Patrick, Race Car Driver (Indy Car and NASCAR) and GoDaddy.com spokesperson.

Motivational Quote: Genius

“Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.” – Thomas Edison, Inventor http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Edison