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I focus on one thing and one thing only - that's trying to win as many championships as I can.
For some reason if we hear 100 praises and one criticism, we focus on that one hurtful thing.
When I walk down the runway, my main goal is to not think about the people watching. The idea of all eyes on me would make me too uncomfortable. As I step on the runway, I take a deep breath, focus on a point in the distance, and go!
Poor people and working people have not been the focus of the Obama administration. That for me is not just a disappointment but a kind of betrayal.
If you've lost focus, just sit down and be still. Take the idea and rock it to and fro. Keep some of it and throw some away, and it will renew itself. You need do no more.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes
Focus is a matter of deciding what things you're not going to do.
We're very simple people at Apple. We focus on making the world's best products and enriching people's lives.
Girls are the future mothers of our society, and it is important that we focus on their well-being.
Genuine happiness can only be achieved when we transform our way of life from the unthinking pursuit of pleasure to one committed to enriching our inner lives, when we focus on 'being more' rather than simply having more.
With all the chaos, pain and suffering in the world, the fact that my adoption of a child from who was living in an orphanage, you know, was the number one story for a week in the world. To me, that says more about our inability to focus on the real problems.
So I think instead of focusing on the competition, focus on the customer.
As a freshman in college, I was having a lot of trouble adjusting. I took a meditation class to handle anxiety. It really helped. Then as a grad student at Harvard, I was awarded a pre-doctoral traveling fellowship to India, where my focus was on the ancient systems of psychology and meditation practices of Asia.
Inspirational leaders need to have a winning mentality in order to inspire respect. It is hard to trust in the leadership of someone who is half-hearted about their purpose, or only sporadic in focus or enthusiasm.
In baseball you have individual responsibility, and if you fail it, you get an error. But at the same time, your focus is on the common goal of the team to win. This is part of what resonates with people about baseball. This is how they would like society to work.
Jed S. Rakoff
We need to have complete certainty that things will work out, not because we are righteous or wise, but because of the time, the effort, the prayers, and the tools we are using. From the moment we are given awareness about some bigger picture or mission, we have to have complete focus on what to do to get to that place.
Effective philanthropy requires a lot of time and creativity - the same kind of focus and skills that building a business requires.
I don't care too much what happened in the past. I prefer to focus on what is coming next and I am really looking forward to it.
When one knows at an early age that their gift, talent and direction is musical, one tends to focus on that and let nothing interfere or impede the forward motion toward the end of that rainbow. And after 50-something years of rockin' out, you still realise there is no end to that distant rainbow until one's last sunset.
When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.
Truthfully, being pregnant is changing me as a person. Each day is part of this amazing journey that has completely shifted the focus of my life and made me reevaluate my personal and professional goals.
Clarity affords focus.
We can always choose to perceive things differently. You can focus on what's wrong in your life, or you can focus on what's right.
Companies that get confused, that think their goal is revenue or stock price or something. You have to focus on the things that lead to those.
Take your mind off the problems for a moment, and focus on the positive possibilities. Consider how very much you are able to do.
The brave who focus on all things good and all things beautiful and all things true, even in the small, who give thanks for it and discover joy even in the here and now, they are the change agents who bring fullest Light to all the world.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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