Quotes about Mistakes and Comparison

Create something and make mistakes, because you will actually learn so much more that way. Look for inspiration in others but don't compare yourself to them because that can be a blocker on your path.Linh, self-taught LEGO software engineer freeCodeCamp podast episode #74 Ep. 74: From biochemical engineer to software engineer at LEGO Image by… Continue reading Quotes about Mistakes and Comparison

How to Change Behavior in a Meaningful Way

Whatever your topic is...give your reader [or] your audience member...a specific, [recurring] activity...that is ...every day or at least once a week, if you want to change people's lives...and...make it a word-of-mouth phenomenon...Hal Elrod, author of The Miracle Morning, sold 130,000 copies during his year battling cancer and zero book promotions Quote from Do It… Continue reading How to Change Behavior in a Meaningful Way

Quote on Programming

...to stick out as an applicant, you should contribute to open source. Don't be afraid to fail...Programming is tough in the beginning. If you push through that, you're going to make it happen. -Joe Previte, front-end developer Episode 72, freeCodeCamp Podcast If you ever thought, "maybe," about coding but you just aren't sure, this is… Continue reading Quote on Programming

Seven Words Inviting Change

How are you? “Blessed. Beyond belief. And so are you.” -Peter, father, grandfather, and security guard for Waipahu Medical Building While trying to change his own mindset, Peter discovered the positive effect these seven meaningful words had on others. He recreated his perception and expectations of himself and the world when he believed and lived… Continue reading Seven Words Inviting Change

Quote on Leadership

...leadership is communicating others' worth and potential so clearly that they are inspired to see it in themselves. -Stephen Covey's definition of leadership according to his nine children This is also a vital parenting principle. Kids who believe in their own worth help, support, lead, and create. Source Covey, Stephen R. The 7 Habits of… Continue reading Quote on Leadership

Twain: Profound Life Quote

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. -Mark Twain Thank you to Sally Wolfe and her "Create Your Book Manifesto" for this jewel. Your turn Have you thought about why you are on earth, at this time, in this country, with… Continue reading Twain: Profound Life Quote

Quote: Choose Joy

After describing a frustrating airport experience involving missed flights, Ruth Soukup, blogger and author of Do It Scared, reframed her experiences with a reminder that we decide what attitude to bring. And so that’s my challenge for you this week—to check your attitude and choose your response. Choose laughter. Choose joy. Choose forgiveness. Choose to… Continue reading Quote: Choose Joy