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Robert Stevenson’s Thoughts on the Pursuit of Excellence


The World's Most Underrated Secret to Success

July 22, 2018

by Robert Stevenson

If I told you I knew the world’s most underrated secret to success, would I have your attention? If I told you that you didn’t have to be brilliant or talented to make it work for you, would that interest you even more? But, if I told you ANYONE could do it, would that take away from how valuable the information is? Would you be thinking, well if anyone can do, it must not be that great of an idea?



I CAN’T – Really?

July 9, 2018

by Robert Stevenson

CAN’T, is a harmful, destroying, and decisive phrase. To me, the finality of the phrase is scary. The moment you say it, you are giving up, surrendering, quitting, resigning to the fact that you can go no further, do no more, or finish. We all need to FEAR the phrase because the moment we accept one “I CAN’T” … we are opening the door to allow more.



Be Cautious of Easy

June 24, 2018

by Robert Stevenson

I believe success comes to those people who learn how to do the hard things. They accept them for what they are - difficulties they must handle if they plan on being successful. The first thing to understand about success is … it isn’t easy. The definition of easy is … requiring no great labor or effort, uncomplicated, unchallenging, painless, simple, without difficulty.



Raise Your Praise

June 17, 2018

by Robert Stevenson

Are there ways to raise spirits, raise self-esteem, raise awareness, raise interest, raise self-confidence, raise happiness, and raise productivity … other than just giving people a RAISE in salary? YES, there are. Here is a simple acrostic to help remind you how to do it. You can publicly…



What Has Age Got to Do with It

June 10, 2018

by Robert Stevenson

I am so tired of all the conversation about the younger generation verse the older generation. Boomers thinking Millennials just can’t do it and Millennials thinking Boomers are out of touch. There is no rule that I know of which states, good ideas can ONLY come from senior management. We need to get over this generation battle and start pulling together.



How to be Luckier

June 4, 2018

by Robert Stevenson

Some people believe there is no such thing as good luck or bad luck. Other people feel there is luck, but it’s only bad for them. They are the ones who believe, if it weren’t for bad luck, they’d have no luck at all. The famous writer Mark Twain once said ... “Persons who think there is no such thing as luck good or bad are entitled to their opinion, although I think they ought to be shot for it.”



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