23 posts categorized "Change"

April 10, 2009

Change means movement

“Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.” 
Saul Alinsky

March 17, 2009

Everything that irritates us about others

"Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves."
Carl Jung

But you can control your attitude

"You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you."
Brian Tracy

December 04, 2007

From a point of view to a viewing point

“In a conflict, being willing to change allows you to move from a point of view to a viewing point -- a higher, more expansive place, from which you can see both sides.”

Thomas Crum

February 09, 2007

To dare

"To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself. "

Soren Kierkegaard

Mastering change rather than allowing it to master you

"You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you."

Brian Tracy

September 20, 2006

As long as you do not stop

"It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop."
Confucius

December 01, 2005

Resisting change?

"People don't resist change. They resist being changed!"

Peter Senge

How not to harden

"We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise, we harden."

Goethe

Letting go

"What is required for effective change is continuity of sincere effort to release and let go of inefficient thought patterns from the past...Sincerity means a deeper heart commitment to the task. "
Doc Childre