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“If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.”
Theodore Roosevelt
Mirrors can be difficult things. CSW

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“My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.”
Mitch Hedberg
I set my fake plants outside and pretend it rains. CSW

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“I’m an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.”
Carl Sandburg
When you don’t know where you’re going it’s important to make good time. CSW

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“Roses are red, violets are blue, I’m schizophrenic, and so am I.”
Oscar Levant
I wish one of me would have said that. CSW

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“Expert: a man who makes three correct guesses consecutively.”
Laurence J. Peter
Two out of three is just experienced. CSW

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“I shave my legs twice a week. It’s hard the first time you do it. But I’m very lazy. For a team photo in December I just did the fronts.”
David Millar
A great attitude – do what you have to do to support the team. CSW

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“It was an unbelievable experience! The brakes, the g-forces and the power of the engine are beyond description. Thanks to BMW and WilliamsF1 for giving me this chance to test. The test team looked after me brilliantly and I learnt plenty.”
Sebastian Vettel
Recognizing and appreciating team effort is essential to a great team. CSW

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“I have always watched the Race of Champions on TV every year and dreamed about participating one day. It’s fantastic to be invited; I’m so happy. To represent Team Germany together with Michael Schumacher is a great honor.”
Sebastian Vettel
To be part of a great team is to feel a sense of fulfillment. CSW

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“The best, most successful managers in the modern era are those who can keep a player happy even if he is not in the team. Given the size of the squads and the use of rotation nowadays, that’s tougher than it’s ever been.”
Gary Lineker
Team leadership is essential in making sure every member is valued and appreciated. CSW

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“’Planet Earth’ was such an extraordinary series and the ‘Making Of’… is fascinating: the creatures and stories behind the camera are just as fascinating as those in front. It’s a bit of a dream come true to be a part of the team in some small way.”
Dan Stevens
True appreciation for the rest of the team should humble each participant realizing team work is a synergistic effort. CSW

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MERRY CHRISTMAS!

“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.”
Calvin Coolidge
The real spirit of Christmas is good tidings of great joy; the love and message of a Savior, we carry throughout every day. CSW

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“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.”
Norman Vincent Peale
Now is the time, always is the time to be softer; beautiful. CSW

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“Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!”
Charles Dickens
Many would do well to let themselves be transported to wonderful, pleasant memories. CSW

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“Christmas… is not an external event at all, but a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart.”
Freya Stark
Especially if that home is a longing for the Kingdom of God. CSW

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“Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.”
Washington Irving
A warm heart brings smile to the face, that smile is infectious to 0thers. CSW

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“Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.”
Dale Evans
The true essence, the beginning of Christmas is giving: God gave. CSW

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“He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.”
Roy L. Smith
True Christmas is the result of love, not the cause. CSW

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“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”
Charles Dickens
If we enjoy the feeling of our best Christmas gathering, then remember and practice that attitude at all times. CSW

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“Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others. It is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values.”
Thomas S. Monson
Christmas at its heart is selfless, thoughtful; it is grace. CSW

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“One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don’t clean it up too quickly.”
Andy Rooney
Enjoy Christmas, let it linger. CSW

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“NBC is working with a team of astrophysicists to create a new day of the week.”
Dave Foley
With the right team anything is possible. CSW

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“I think that when people join clubs as simple as a sorority or a fraternity, a football team, a baseball team, it’s just – you want to be in a group. You want to be around people, you want to be with people.”
Theo Rossi
Joining a team is natural, building a team takes intentionality. CSW

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“Investing in management means building communication systems, business processes, feedback, and routines that let you scale the business and team as efficiently as possible.”
Fred Wilson
Team work is team building. CSW

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“One thing for me that modeling definitely did was that you go to do a different job every day, and you are working with a completely new team of people. You have to learn how to talk to people and how to creatively achieve the same goals. I think it just hones your people skills.”
Cat Deeley
What looks like individual effort or achievement is actually a team success. CSW

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I have my team. Like if you see everyone around me – I have my hair and makeup girl, my assistant. They’re very calm, they’re all about positive energy. There’re no drama queens. Everyone wants everyone else to have a positive experience. There are no agendas. I think it creates a healthy environment and there are no boundaries to cross.
Fergie
Great teams defeat boundaries and egos. CSW

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“I had set a goal with my team to try to get back to the top of the rankings, but I never thought with the depth in the game this year that I would have been able to get it back so quickly.”

Roger Federer

Everyone is connected to others. Even a tennis player is not alone, they realize their success depends on a team. CSW

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“I have played on many teams throughout my career, and I know when a team has the tools, and the right positive attitude towards winning.”

Boomer Esiason

First, build the team, the right attitude, then equip with the right tools (which helps build the attitude). CSW

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“I like to follow my favorite team and talk sports with my band or fans. You won’t believe how many musicians are sports fans. We have so much time on tour that we need these outlets for relaxation.”

Garth Brooks

The realization of teamwork grows and appreciation for teamwork wherever you see it. CSW

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“I like to help create team spirit in the dressing room. I feel that I’ve got loads of love to give.”

Paul Gascoigne

Team Spirit begins with awareness, then builds in every encounter; not just at game time. CSW

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“I never was brought into the league thinking as far as, you know, statistics, things like that. We were really brought into the league in a team concept. Everything was focused around winning.”

Mark Messier

A person focused on winning is not as powerful as a team focused on winning. CSW

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