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Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
   —    John W. Gardner
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On This Day In:
2020 Republican Senators Should Vote For Conviction Of #45
2019 Carry It
2018 Simple
2017 Knowledge Pays
2016 Brief Glimpses And Full Glances
2015 Pursuing Perspective
2014 Wearing Down?
2013 Labouring Under A Curse
2012 Listen To Yourself
2011 Career Tips (Part 1)
No Captain Dunsel

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Whoever I am, or whatever I am doing, some kind of excellence is within my reach.
    —    John W. Gardner
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On This Day In:
2019 The Right Anger
Another P&P Review
2018 Does Fatalism Equal Mental Health?
2017 Choice
2016 Growing Worlds
2015 Change The Tide
Martyr, n.
2014 You, Too!
2013 Bitter Stand
2012 Lost For Words
2011 On Market Reactions…

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The idea for which this nation stands will not survive if the highest goal free man can set themselves is an amiable mediocrity.  Excellence implies striving for the highest standards in every phase of life.
   —    John W. Gardner
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On This Day In:
2019 Just To…
2018 Still Going…
2017 Great Risk
2016 Robbery
2015 Humanity Plus
2014 Dinner For Two?
2013 Exercise For Those Over 50
2012 Tearful Joy!!
Except When He’s Left

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In every one of us there are two ruling and directing principles, whose guidance we follow wherever they may lead; the one being an innate desire of pleasure; the other, an acquired judgment which aspires after excellence.
    ―    Socrates
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On This Day In:
2018 A Call For You
2017 Because I Read
2016 On What Matters…
2015 Social Security
2014 Bewitching
2013 Visiting Joy
2012 Dedication To Today
2011 Project Second Chance – Adult Literacy
Turning Coal Into Diamonds

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Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
  ―    Mahatma Gandhi
No work is insignificant.  All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
  ―    Martin Luther King Jr.
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On This Day In:
2017 Shadows
2016 Still Blurry
2015 For Awhile Anyway
2014 By Contrast
2013 A Very Long Time…
2012 Raise And Support
2011 Naturally
2010 A Quick Sunday Morning Read
Giants Win Game 4 In Shutout 4 to 0!!!

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If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today.  As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.
     —   Thomas J. Watson
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On This Day In:
2017 Ents
2016 Are You Sure?
2015 Distracted
2014 What It Takes
2013 We Are
2012 Utopian
2011 Seen Any Black Swans Lately?

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