MARCH NEWSLETTER

MARCH 2017 Self-motivation…what does it mean? There’s a simple definition for a complex subject: Self-motivation is an inner drive that compels behavior. What makes it complex, however, is that little word “inner,” because what works for me may not work for someone else, and vice-versa. There are, however, some common denominators; some basic fundamentals when […]

32nd INVITATIONAL BENEFIT TOURNAMENT — Sunday, APRIL 23, 2017

Another year has started and preparations are already under way for our 32nd annual benefit tournament, the fourth Sunday in April. Each year we work to make the event run smoothly and charge reasonable fees for competitors and spectators, so everyone may attend. American Isshinryu members will receive a $5.00 discount. As always we will create […]

FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER

FEBRUARY 2017 Authors B.J. Gallagher and Steve Ventura wrote a great book about achieving success through personal accountability titled “Who Are “They” Anyway?” I like their list showing how each individual in the company can benefit by adopting a “personal accountability attitude”: Something magical happens when we accept personal responsibility for our behavior and our […]

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THOUGHT 403

“Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.” ~~ Robert H. Schuller

THOUGHT 402

“There are only two options regarding commitment; you’re either in or you’re out. There’s no such thing as life in-between.” ~~ Pat Riley

THOUGHT 401

“The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: find what interests you and that you can do well, and put your whole soul into it – every bit of energy and ambition and natural ability you have.” ~~ John D. Rockefeller III