Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

To Boldly Go


For the first time in many years, Star Trek Fans will no longer be able to explore those new frontiers where no man has gone before. Thank heavens for reruns, videos and DVD's! One reason for the success of this TV series is because the storyline appealed to the human desire to explore the unknown. Our curiosity of what's around the corner to the next solar system and our capability to deal with unexpected challenges propel. inspire and motivate us forward even when circumstances may start us behind the starting line.

Now, imagine for a moment what's around the corner for you? Where you wish to go with your life? Can you vividly describe what you look like, where you are, what you are doing and most importantly how are you feeling as you boldly go forth?

Now, the hard question is why aren't you where you wish to be? If you truly desire to be somewhere else in your life, looking maybe a little differently, doing something that you always wanted to do and feeling like you haven't felt like in years, then what's holding you back from pushing forward to this new frontier? The answer is simply - You!

You are the greatest obstacle to going where no one else has gone before. Of course, you may not reach the far edges of the galaxy, but who says you can't imagine them, draw them or even write them. And none of these actions can take place, unless you have an idea of what excites you - your passion - and why you are here on this earth at this time and place - your purpose.

Have you taken the time to explore your passions? What as some have said lights the "fire in your belly?"Think back to when you were younger and what did you truly enjoy doing. Are you doing that now?

Much has been written about discovering your purpose. To me, purpose answers the simple question of "Why am I here?" To better understand my purpose, involves me identifying those gifts that I bring to the "table of life." What is interesting to note, is that many times our gifts are also our core values.

To explore new frontiers, begins by exploring those frontiers within you. And as always, that choice is yours.

Leanne Hoagland-Smith, M.S. President of ADVANCED SYSTEMS, is the Process Specialist. With over 25 years of business and education experience, she builds peace and abundance by connecting the 3P's of Passion, Purpose and Performance through process improvement. Her ROI driven process solutions affect sustainable change in 4 key areas: financials, leadership, relationships and growth & innovation with a variety of industries. She aligns the strategies, systems and people to develop loyal internal customers that lead to external customers. As co-author of M.A.G.I.C.A.L. Potential:Living an Amazing Life Beyond Purpose to Achievement due for June 2005 release, Leanne speaks nationally to a variety of audiences. Please call Leanne a call at 219.759.5601 or email leanne@processspecialist.com if you are seeking amazing results.

Copyright 2005(c) Leanne Hoagland-Smith, http://www.processspecialist.com

Permission to publish this article, electronically or in print, as long as the bylines are included, with a live link, and the article is not changed in any way (grammatical corrections accepted).


MORE RESOURCES:

Lakers.com

From No. 46 to Now: Clarkson's Draft Motivation
Lakers.com
When Jordan Clarkson has a bad game, he sometimes uses a unique solution. This year's 46th overall pick occasionally goes home after a rough outing and rewatches the entire draft. “It's motivating for me when I come in the gym,” Clarkson said at his ...

and more »


On Education, Motivation and Getting Ahead in Life
Wall Street Journal
Dan Greenstein and Jamie Merisotis's “Education Does Reduce Inequality” (op-ed, April 10) focuses on the supposed effects of education rather than on the people being educated. As a microbusiness owner, I focus far more on the person being hired than ...



Project Spurs

Tony Parker: Never repeating is all the motivation the Spurs need
Project Spurs
Last season, the San Antonio Spurs had all the motivation in the world to get them through an 82-game regular season and a march to the 2014 NBA crown – Game 6 of the 2014 NBA Finals which saw the title slip through their fingers and Miami winning the ...

and more »


Liverpool FC

Simon: We've so much motivation for Villa
Liverpool FC
As well as personal and collective motivations for overcoming Villa, Mignolet assessed the threats posed by Tim Sherwood's charges and in particular compatriot Christian Benteke. Read on for the highlights from the briefing... What has been the key to ...
Simon Mignolet discusses Liverpool's huge motivation for FA Cup clashThe Empire of The Kop - a blog about Liverpool F.C. (blog)

all 818 news articles »


Las Vegas Review-Journal

Lack of motivation in school may not be child's fault
Las Vegas Review-Journal
“We found that there are personality differences that people inherit that have a major impact on motivation,” said the study's co-author Stephen Petrill, a professor at OSU. “That doesn't mean we don't try to encourage and inspire students, but we have ...
New Study Suggests Educational Motivation is GeneticEducation World

all 3 news articles »


Kevin Durant has plenty of motivation this summer
Welcome to Loud City
Anthony Slater has a piece up at The Oklahoman that really encapsulates the way Kevin Durant seeks motivation for his performance on the NBA court. Here's some of KD's comments and thoughts as the Oklahoma City Thunder wrapped up their season:.

and more »


Irish Times

Dublin have the motivation to avenge recent heavy defeat to Cork
Irish Times
Electric and all as Cork's Saturday night demolition of Dublin was six weeks ago, it was hard to shift the feeling that a team who can score 0-21 by half-time probably ought to be making more of an effort to score 2-15 instead. You can be reasonably ...
Dublin will use Cork league loss as motivation - Brian HoganNewstalk 106-108 fm
JBM v Ger, free-scoring Cork, Dublin look to Schutte – league semi-final ...The42

all 26 news articles »


Do It Yourself: Mechanics or Motivation?
hypebot.com
Images (12) Today, the music industry is all about D.I.Y (Do-It-Yourself). But does that really mean that you have to do it all alone? Today's music industry is becoming less dependent on record labels. Thanks to technology, what was once done by ...



Inside Futbol

Jose Mourinho doesn't need to motivate players for United
Teamtalk.com
Mourinho said he hasn't needed to find extra motivation for his players in training this week as the game is one which the supporters want to watch and the players are desperate to play in. He said: “To play Manchester United is to play against one of ...
It's Manchester United, Isn't It? Jose Mourinho Says No Motivation Needed For ...Inside Futbol
Van Gaal will harness Mata's motivation at ChelseaManUtd.com
Mourinho: Man United can still win titleESPN FC
Daily Mail
all 1,453 news articles »


Medical Daily

Kids' School Performance May Be Determined By Genes, Which Affect ...
Medical Daily
Researchers at the University of Ohio studied how genetics may play a dominating role in a child's performance in school. The study, published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences, found children may inherit motivation from their ...
Don't blame your child for not being motivated at schoolDeseret News
Gene-Effect: How to Overcome a child's lack of Learning Motivation in SchoolEmpire State Tribune
Don't blame kids if they do not enjoy school, studyStuff.co.nz
Philly.com
all 14 news articles »

Google News


Advertisement



Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.