(Source: kushandwizdom)

personaldevelopmentresources:

The difference between ordinary people and extraordinary people is the word “extra.”  As Anne Frank once said, “No one has ever become poor by giving.”  Whenever you can, go out of your way and do something nice and unexpected for those around you, especially those who may never be able to repay you.  Be the “extra” in extraordinary.

You can choose courage or you can choose comfort, but you can’t have both.

—Brene Brown (via jessicadfain)

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Talib Kweli - Ms. Hill

"Ms. Hill got skills. That’s a gift, it’s real.
Get ill. What you spit, got the power to uplift a hill.”

stanfordbusiness:

We rounded up ten practical insights from this year’s top Tumblr blog posts to help you get a jump-start on a successful 2014. Read on for advice from prominent Stanford GSB faculty, alumni, and visitors:

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goodideaexchange:

When you were a kid and you asked your mom or dad why you had to do something they told you to do, your parent may have replied, “Because I told you so.” You probably did what you were told to do. Why? Well, you really didn’t have much of a choice. The other parent probably supported this…

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" … My strength came from lifting myself up when I was knocked down."

goodideaexchange:

" … My strength came from lifting myself up when I was knocked down."

(Source: jsholloway)

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don’t know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

George Allen (via everydaymermaid)

You have the dream and the drive to start a new, successful business. But let’s be practical — have you considered your startup costs? Here’s how much money you’ll need.

(via amexopenforum)