“Peace of mind produces right values, right values produce right thoughts. Right thoughts produce right actions.” ~ Mark Richardson
I tend to hold the following quotes, mindsets and parenting advice in high regard, as a form of personal ethos even. They govern how I show up in the world overall and for Larry, my colleagues, professional partners, my parents, select relatives and friends among others. Not in any particular order, they include but are not limited to:
“Call a thing a thing.” ~ Iyanla Vanzant
“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
“Busy is a decision.” ~ Debbie Millman
“Everyone can be great because anybody can serve.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.
“Boy, you better open your mouth and speak up.” ~ Annie Bussey
“Success is best when it’s shared” ~ Howard Schultz
“When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” ~ Maya Angelou
“Differences make the world go ’round.” ~ Larry Veeneman Sr.
“Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.” ~ Brene Brown
“Your highest bill should be less than a single paycheck.” ~ Jesse J. Bussey Jr.