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Personal Development Blog by Sam Lloyd | The Sam Effect

Inspiring Quotes

Everybody pities the weak; jealousy you have to earn. … finish reading

I never looked at the consequences of missing a big shot... when you think about the consequences you always think of a negative result. … finish reading

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Another Trip Around the Sun: 2011 In Review

2011 goals

**Click play and listen while reading This post is meant to be a reflective experience, not just a bunch of words. Hopefully it will inspire you to reflect on your own life. "A life not examined is a life not worth living." In my opinion, and Plato's, there is literally nothing more important than introspection and reflection. I encourage you to click play, and enjoy this amazing song while reading and reflecting on your own year. Engage. 2011 in Review 2011 was a great year for me to … [Read More...]

Know where you’re going in life…you may already be there


I ran into this parable recently and found it powerful. It helped me re-evaluate what I'm after in life. Check it out. A boat docked in a tiny Mexican village. An American tourist complimented the Mexican fisherman on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took him to catch them. "Not very long," answered the Mexican. "But then, why didn't you stay out longer and catch more?" asked the American. The Mexican explained that his small catch was sufficient to meet his needs and … [Read More...]