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Affrm’n’s & Ad’s

Affirmations, Habits, Adages, and Rules of Thumb

“Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.” — Dietrich Bonhoeffer quote

Current Affirmations

Things I want to emphasize and focus on the next 6-12 months.

Rick Warren’s 5 Characteristics of a Godly Man (see here)

  • Caring
  • Consistent
  • Cooperative
  • Considerate
  • Courageous

I am very blessed. I am blessed to be a blessing. I do not need to be recognized for sharing. Love, Learn, Engage, Empower.

Short Takes

JDI (just do it)
GTD (get things done) GID (Get It Done)
YAP (you are a professional)

Current Habits I’m Working On

Past Affirmations & Adages

Past Habits

Other Adages

  • The term ‘indeed‘ is a good one (learned from Jim Dallmeyer).
  • SMART goals are goals that are Specific, Measureable, Achieveable, Realistic, and Timebound. Rick Warren (in a similar manner) says goals need to be
    • Personal
    • Practical
    • Possible
    • Proveable

Rules of Thumb I’ve Found to be Useful

-Read the Bible daily.

-plan professional trips far in advance
-go ahead and hand deliver it–instead of always *droppinq it in campus mail*
-bring papers home to grade
-thank people by name
-keep up with e-mail