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Think about the Consequences

By Jim L. Smith
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We should consider the consequences before we act, and choose those actions that will deliver the consequences we desire.
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Jim's Gems: Journey to Success

By Jim L. Smith
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The best way to accomplish something is to just do it.
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Jim's Gems: Just Do It

By Jim L. Smith
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The greatest difficulty we must overcome is convincing ourselves to get started.
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Jim's Gems: Repetition Brings Results

By Jim L. Smith
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There is tremendous power in the repetition of our thoughts and actions.
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Jim's Gems: Make Progress, Not Promises

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Every positive, productive action builds our credibility and promotes our reputation.
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Jim's Gems: Change Your Life

By Jim L. Smith
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Life is constantly changing, and in those changes come opportunity.
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Treat Annoyances as Opportunities

By Jim L. Smith
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When you let the little problems get you down, then you give the big problems the power to overwhelm you.
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Quality Remix: What is the Purpose of Data?

By Evan Miller
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I ran into a statement the other day that really got my attention: “The value of data and statistics is not in the numbers or the charts, but in the conversations we hold around them.”
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Jim's Gems: Be Amazed

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Don't stop when you've done just enough. With a little extra effort, you can achieve so much more.
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Opportunities Surround Us

By Jim L. Smith
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Choose to take the actions that will turn the best opportunities into real and lasting achievements.
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 In honor of World Quality Month, we spoke to James Rooney, ASQ Past Chairman of the Board of Directors 2013, for his take on quality around the world.
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