#MyWeeklyGems 23 - Little Things - Good Life - A Clown

Posted Feb 3, 2017 by Mathieu Chiasson

A small reflection... yesterday (a.k.a. Thursday) morning, I came across a co-worker and we started the usual chatter but he goes on saying- I'm good but I just found out we're not Friday, that kidda killed my good mood. Like I said, just a reflection. How happy can you be when you're disappointed to find out you have one more day to live than you thought? Just food for thought, I'll let you come up with you own conclusion and you can leave a comment if you feel like sharing your thoughts.

Anyhow, let's move on to the good happy stuff of the week.

Quote of the week

“It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.” ~ John Wooden

I truly believe in the power of little things. Do not neglect doing the little things which will make you life great.

Article of the Week

A Good Life Contains These 6 Essentials

A short article. As always Jim Rohn’s philosophy is right on and filled with great wisdom. Jim’s teaching is so simple yet so powerful. No wonder that long after he left us his words are still affecting so many.

And talking about the little things in this week’s quote, you’ll find the perfect example in this article...

If a father walks out of the house and he can still feel his daughter's kiss on his face all day, he's a powerful man. If a husband walks out of the house and he can still feel the imprint of his wife's arms around his body, he's invincible all day. It's the special stuff with your inner circle that makes you strong and powerful and influential. So don't miss that opportunity.

Book excerpt of the week

I love biographies, they give you an insight into the minds of some of the greatest and/or weirdest persons to have lived on this planet. There are so many lessons to learn. This next bit is from one of my favorite biographies (I still haven’t read all that many biographies yet, but many are on my reading list) The Man Behind the Nose, Larry “Bozo” Harmon. Yes, the legendary Bozo the Clown. Every great person has something that fuel their passion. Read Bozo’s…

[Talking about the feeling of being on the pitcher’s mount at a Cleveland Indians game] I’d seen the field as a fan with my father so mane times as a child, but I never imagined I’d actually be standing on it as part of the game. I thought about all those boys and girls sitting there in the audience just like I once did, and I wanted to give them the encouragement to know that one day, if they worked hard enough, they could be doing fantastic, wonderful things that maybe they didn’t even dare to dream because they didn’t yet have the belief in themselves, because nobody had told them they could. That’s always been one of my goal with Bozo: to tell kids, both the young ones and the older ones in their forties and fifties, that they can.