Posts by Lee Gamelin 68
I read this blog post by Seth Godin this morning and just had to’s SO appropriate for how we perceive our chances for success. There's a huge difference between "no one" and "almost no one". Almost no one is going to hire you. Almost no one is going to become a true fan. Almost no one is going to tell someone else about your work. Almost no one is going to push you to make your work ever better. If only 1% of the US population steps up, that's 3,000,000 people in the category of "a
January 02, 2015
Just read this post by Seth Godin and thought of how relevant it may be for many of us, especially as we begin this new year. Is there anything worse we can say about you and your work? "You are unprepared." But the word "unprepared" means two things, not just one. There is the unprepared of the quiz at school, of forgetting your lines, of showing up to a gunfight with a knife… this is the unprepared of the industrial world, the unprepared of being an industrial cog in an industrial system, a
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December 23, 2014
Wishing you all a Happy Holiday and a joyful New Year. Best wishes from the Gamelin Family.
We are SO proud of our children, Danielle and Alex! They won the Gold Medal in Senior Ice Dance at the U.S. Eastern Sectional Figure Skating Championships that took place this week in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Not only did they win, they earned the highest total score of all senior ice dance competitors from all 3 Sectional Championships, and 3 personal best scores! This qualifies them for their 9th consecutive U.S. Figure Skating Championships! (Sorry for the poor quality photo. Be
November 05, 2014
So proud of our daughter Danielle Gamelin who was named Top S.T.A.R.S. Performer: Ice Dance. S.T.A.R.S. is a new system of off-ice fitness assessment and development designed to support U.S. Figure Skating's existing testing and competition progressions. Its development is based primarily on the need to promote robust, all-around fitness in young American skaters; to push and maintain the athletic ability curve ahead of the skills curve; to ensure that young figure skaters are physically prepar
November 04, 2014
"Persistence is an essential factor in the procedure of transmuting desire into its monetary equivalent," wrote Napoleon Hill in his classic Think and Grow Rich (1938), Hill elaborates, The basis of persistence is the power of will...The majority of people are ready to throw their aims and purposes overboard, and give up at the first sign of opposition or misfortune. lack of persistence is one of the major causes of failure. Moreover, experience with thousands of people has proved that lack of
I realize and recognize that sometimes it's hard to keep your eyes on your targets, especially if it means doing something of which you're not that fond. I read something today that speaks again to what makes some people successful and other not that I want to share with you. The piece is titled: "Strength of Purpose Defeats Avoidance." It was written by the late Dr. Stephen R. Covey who wrote a book, 7 Habits of Highly Successful People, named the most influential business book of the 20th
October 03, 2014
To all our Jewish family, friends and colleagues, have an easy fast.
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September 24, 2014
Leshana tovah tikatev v’tichatem to all our Hebrew friends and colleagues at WA! Lee
I just ran across this article that may be of interest to us all.