"Now, voyager, sail thou forth
to seek and find."
"I am not afraid of the storms,
for I am learning how to sail my ship."
-LOUISA MAY ALCOTT
"We cannot discover new oceans
unless we have the courage to lose sight of the
"A smooth sea never made a
-FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
"It is the set of the sails,
not the direction of the wind that determines which
way we will go."
"A person without a goal is
like a ship without a rudder."
MANAGING YOUR CAREER
"Adults are fully capable of
making career and life decisions for themselves.
When adults become actively involved in establishing
career and life plans, they are happier, more
satisfied, and feel more in control of the direction
of their lives. Throughout their lives, adults
search for personal and career satisfaction and need
to carefully analyze each transition along the way.
Adults have the power to change, to grow, and to
achieve their own definition of success. Life
satisfaction comes from successfully integrating
career and lifestyle so that they complement each
Adults can learn to manage their careers and to
maintain fulfilling lifestyles. Adults can progress
most effectively by building on their strengths and
by seeking to expand the positive options in their
lives. The career and life planning process never
ends. It is important in order to maintain a
rewarding and fulfilling lifestyle."
-HECKLINGER & BLACK
"Live your life by a compass
not a clock."
"What the world needs
is more people who know what they really want to do,
and who do it at their place of work as their chosen
work. The world needs more people who feel true
enthusiasm for their work. The world needs more
people who have taken the time to think out what
they uniquely can do, and what they uniquely have to
offer the world."
| What Color Is Your Parachute?
"Until you truly know
yourself, your strengths and weaknesses, what you
want to do and why you want to do it, I promise you,
you can't succeed in any but the most superficial
sense of that word. You are your own raw material.
When you know yourself, you are ready to invent yourself."
-WARREN BENNIS | On Leadership
"We were meant to work in ways that suit us,
drawing on our natural talents and abilities as a way to express ourselves and
contribute to others. This work is a key to our true happiness and
-MARSHA SINETAR | Do What You Love, The
Money Will Follow