Motivational Quote/Word/Thought/Song/Video of the Day- 24 Oct 2011


MOTIVATIONAL QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Small things, done consistently, in strategic places, create major impact. What are [your] top ‘small things’ right now?”

— David Allen: Nightingale-Conant author & productivity consultant

********I have a bit of an idea of the ‘small things’ I can do to eventually create an impact.  At first glance, it appeared to be a big deal, but now I see it is not.  Remember, even small pebbles make waves when tossed into water.*******

WORD OF THE DAY

fool’s errand

PRONUNCIATION:
(foolz ER-uhnd) 
MEANING:
noun: An absurd or futile undertaking.
ETYMOLOGY:
From English fool, from Latin follis (windbag, fool) + errand, from Old English aerende (message, mission). Earliest documented use: 1705.
USAGE:
“Richard Sloan adds that even attempting to find a scientific basis for a link between prayer and healing is a fool’s errand.”
Tyrone M. Reyes; The Power of Prayer; The Philippine Star (Manila); Mar 30, 2010.

Explore “fool’s errand” in the Visual Thesaurus. 

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:

I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy. -J.D. Salinger, writer (1919-2010) 

SONG OF THE DAY

MAROON 5 – SHE WILL BE LOVED


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