Motivational Quote/Word/Videos of the Day-1 July 2008


MOTIVATIONAL QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Don’t measure busywork. Don’t measure activity. Measure accomplishment. It doesn’t matter what people do as
much as it matters what they get done.”

Larry Winget: professional speaker and bestselling author

BIG DADDY KANE-I GET THE JOB DONE  *******Wow!!!  This video brings back so many memories…the hair, the colorful suits, the gold chains!  Yes!!!  Oh…and sneaking through the closet to watch Arsenio Hall!  Ahhh…those were the days… :)*******

WORD OF THE DAY

CONTENTION

(noun)
[kahn-TEN-shahn]

1. strife in words; controversy; altercation; quarrel; dispute; as, a bone of contention

2. a competitive effort or struggle to obtain, or to resist, something; contest; strife: “We were excited, but also a little concerned by the fierce contention between teams for the local little league title.”

3. a point maintained in an argument, or a line of argument taken in its support; the subject matter of discussion or strife: ‘This was my original contention, and I still maintain that you should abide by your former decision.’ (Jowett)


Origin:
Approximately 1384; from Middle English, ‘contencioun’: strife; borrowed from Old French, ‘contention’; borrowed from Latin, ‘contentionem’ (nominative ‘contentio’), from the stem of ‘contendere’: to contend.

CONTROVERSIAL JCPENNEY COMMERCIAL-SPEED DRESSING  ********It took me a few seconds to get this because my brain was still partially in sleep mode, but I’m FULLY awake now!  TRYING to be hip, really isn’t hip, JCPENNEY.  Yes, they’re going to do it anyway, but they don’t need your tips on how to be successful at it!*******

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