No 09 2-28-19 ” Strong men believe in cause and effect
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No 09 2-28-19 ” Strong men believe in cause and effect

“Shallow men believe in luck, believe in circumstances — it was somebody’s name, or he happened to be there at the time, or it was so then, and another day would have been otherwise. Strong men believe in cause and effect.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) American Poet and Essayist Have I had luck...

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01 1-5-18 Champions!

No 01 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, January 5, 2018 Champions! “Champions talk success. Champions know that success is inevitable; That there is no such thing as failure, only feedback. They know that the best way to forecast the future is to create it.” Michael Gelb   “A Champion Team will...

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No 47 11-24-17 A Time to be Thankful!

No 47 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, November 24, 2017 A Time to be Thankful! This time of year I’m the luckiest guy on the planet. I’ve just started my 42nd year with Arthur Murray Dance Centers. I am happily married and lucky in love with a great home life and...

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No 45 11-10-17 Nothing is ever lost by courtesy

No 45 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, November 10, 2017 Nothing is ever lost by courtesy “Nothing is ever lost by courtesy. It is the cheapest of pleasures, costs nothing, and conveys much.” – Erastus Wiman (1834 – 1904) Canadian journalist and businessman Growing up, my dad always said to my mom...

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No 37 9-14-17 "It is never too late to be what you might have been."

No 37 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, September 15, 1956 “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot (1819-1880) English Novelist Do you ever say any of these things? Someday I’ll make it!  I can’t wait until my ship comes in! I’ll try again....

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No 32 8-11-17 What is Creativity?

  Photo is my lovely mom, J. Clair Woodbury. No 32 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, August 4, 2017 What is Creativity? “Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.”- Mary Lou Cook (1918) American educator Are you a risk taker? I never thought I was....

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No 15 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, April 14, 2017 Things to Ponder! These two questions were sent to me by Mr. Jacques DeBeve. The following is the philosophy of Charles Schultz, the creator of the ‘Peanuts’ comic strip. Here are the two sets of questions. First Set: 1. Name the...

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Hospitality 9-17-16

Hospitality Summit 9-17-16 at St. Monica Parish Community. http://stmonica.net/ Hospitality Last weekend, Joel Rieck and I were facilitators at a Hospitality Summit. This was an all-day training for leaders from many different ministries. Our privilege was to lead our table of leaders and help focus on what Hospitality means and how to live the life...

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“A Kind Word is Never Thrown Away” 8-19-16

No 34 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, August 19, 2016 “A Kind Word is Never Thrown Away” “Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.”- Arthur Helps (1813 – 1875) English Historian and Novelist My mom, J. Clair Woodbury, taught me a great lesson. She...