An Apple A Day....

Written by Dave Cole

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In 1949 he was declared an American "culture hero" byrepparttar "Journal of American Folklore." In 1966repparttar 124094 US Postal Service issued a commemorative stamp to honor him.

John Appleseed Chapman became a success in his life and in his business because he had a passion for what he did. He was a religious man and saw his work as being an integral part of his faith.

Once Chapman was asked to describe what he would do in Heaven. He said, "I would followrepparttar 124095 same occupation as I do here."

Every orchard he planted, Johnny remembered. He cared deeply about his trees, kept track of them and would go back every year to prune and repair them.

Besides his business, he loved his customers. As he became more successful, he realized that serving and caring for his customers wasrepparttar 124096 best way to grow his business.

Even though life onrepparttar 124097 frontier was often difficult and hard, Appleseed didn't look atrepparttar 124098 hardships. His words were, "Love what you do and work becomes effortless."

Johnny Appleseed believed his life's mission was to plant apple trees. He never retired, for him tending apple trees was a labor of love.

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Do You Believe That You Can?

Written by Deborah Brown

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4. Pretend You Can.

Your subconscious does not knowrepparttar difference between pretending to be positive, and being positive. (And, it does not care!) Pretend, at least inrepparttar 124093 beginning, that you can do whatever you set your mind to. After a while you will find that you are doing exactly that.

5. Be Afraid And Do It Anyway.

If you wait untilrepparttar 124094 day fear disappears before you take a chance, you will be waiting for a long time. Fear never goes away. It only subsides when you move yourself forward despite not knowingrepparttar 124095 outcome. So, basically you are stuck with fear. (At least inrepparttar 124096 beginning.) It is up to you whether you will let it stop you or not.

6. Take The First Step.

All change starts withrepparttar 124097 first step. And, it does not have to be a big one. All that matters is that you are taking a step in a positive direction.

7. Reward Yourself For A Job Well Done.

It is not easy shifting your thoughts, especially when you have been thinkingrepparttar 124098 same way for a long time. You should be proud of yourself for trying something new. Not everyone looks at their life and puts actions in place so it can be better. Congratulations for being that person.

So, believe that you can today! You only have one life to live so it might as well be a life you love.

Deborah Brown is a noted Personal Coach and Life Consultant that works with Executives, Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners helping them remove obstacles so they can surpass their dreams. To Learn More Visit:, send an e-mail to or call (212) 586-0787.

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