The best way to predict the future is to create it.
“Seize tomorrow” is the simple definition. However, the message and meaning are much more important than that. The fact is that each of us has only one future. It is ours to define and design.
In lieu of just spending time – invest wisely. Create your future as you want it to be. Carpe Mañana!
Daddy was in the Navy, Uncle Booz was a fighter pilot in the South Pacific, Geronimo fought in World War II and Korea, and Leroy dropped from the heavens over Normandy into hell on the beaches. Thank you.
The Greatest Generation didn’t seek fame or this moniker but had it thrust upon them because of the timing of their birth and the world they grew up and too many died in. The Veterans and the families that loved and often buried them made sacrifices that are incomprehensible to those of us that followed.
Max DePree an expert on leadership states that, “the first role of the leader is to define reality.” I believe Mr. DePree is suggesting that no matter where you are going; you must first know where you are to be effective in your journey.
According to Mr. Webster perspective is - 4. a) a specific point of view in understanding things or events , esp. one that shows them in their true relations to one another b) the ability to see things in a true relationship. For most of my life I might have defined perspective as simply a “point of view.” Now in terms of my life - a change in perspective means - “reorganizing priorities.”
The quote that follows and the accompanying attribution were provided to me many years ago by a friend. I've never researched its accuracy because it is merely one person's opinion that I believe is "on spot."
If its properly quoted, I believe we should ponder the wisdom of Mr. Tytler. If Mr. Tytler is not the source or if the content is not as originally presented - the wisdom (in my opinion) is still profound.