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The Be Better Today podcast is your daily dose of quick inspiration. Listen, get inspired, and #bebettertoday!

The Be Better Today podcast is your daily dose of quick inspiration. Listen, get inspired, and #bebettertoday!
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The Be Better Today podcast is your daily dose of quick inspiration. Listen, get inspired, and #bebettertoday!

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English


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Ep 183 - The Final Episode and a Special Jimmy V Quote

12/31/2018
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For the final episode, I had to go with a special message from Jim Valvano - "Don't give up. Don't ever give up." I made a commitment six months ago to record an episode per day and this is the culmination of that effort. If there is nothing else you remember, please take this quote to heart. Thank you for listening and if you'd like to contact me, please send an email via my other podcast to fatmanchronicles@outlook.com. One last time... Now, let's get out there and...

Duration:00:01:44

Ep 182 - Rainer Maria Rilke

12/30/2018
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Today’s quote comes from poet and novelist Rainer Maria Rilke - “And now let us welcome the new year, full of things that never were.” The new year is full of new and exciting things. Take advantage of them. Now, let’s get out there and #bebettertoday! Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bebettertoday/message

Duration:00:01:46

Ep 181 - LL Cool J (James Todd Smith)

12/29/2018
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Today’s quote comes from James Todd Smith, better known as actor and rap superstar LL Cool J – "Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals." Relentless focus. Relentless forward progress. These are keys to pursuing your dreams. Now, let’s get out there and #bebettertoday! Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bebettertoday/message

Duration:00:01:27

Ep 180 - Alex Morritt

12/28/2018
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Today’s quote comes from author Alex Morritt – “New year - a new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately, we write it. The choice is ours.” Choice. That’s what really stands out in this quote - what's yours? Now, let’s get out there and #bebettertoday! Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bebettertoday/message

Duration:00:01:32

Ep 179 - Neil Gaiman

12/27/2018
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Today’s quote comes from author Neil Gaiman – “I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing things you've never done before, and more importantly, you're doing something.” This is a quote I’m going to read over and over as we head into the new year. I hope you do, too. Now, let's get out there and...

Duration:00:01:29

Ep 178 - Henry Moore

12/26/2018
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Today’s quote comes from the English artist Henry Moore – “I think in terms of the day's resolutions, not the year’s.” Change happens because of your desires, not an arbitrary day on a calendar. Now, let’s get out there and #bebettertoday! Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bebettertoday/message

Duration:00:01:28

Ep 177 - Norman Wesley Brooks

12/25/2018
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Today’s quote comes from Norman Wesley Brooks – “Christmas is forever, not for just one day. For loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away.” For those that celebrate, Merry Christmas. For those that don’t, peace and goodwill. Now, let’s get out there and #bebettertoday! Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bebettertoday/message

Duration:00:01:27

Ep 176 - Agnes Pharo

12/24/2018
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Today’s quote comes from a talented writer and, according to her grandson, a terrific grandma, Agnes Pharo – “What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future.” Let this spirit capture your soul – always. Now, let’s get out there and #bebettertoday! Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bebettertoday/message

Duration:00:01:40

Ep 175 - Jen Sincero

12/23/2018
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Today’s quote comes from bestselling author Jen Sincero – “Gratitude is one of the strongest and most transformative states of being. It shifts your perspective from lack to abundance and allows you to focus on the good in your life, which in turn pulls more goodness into your reality.” When your focus shifts, your life improves, with each day becoming a gift that never ends. Now, let’s get out there and #bebettertoday! Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bebettertoday/message

Duration:00:01:19

Ep 174 - Lidia Bastianich

12/22/2018
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Today’s quote comes from celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich – “Holidays - any holiday - are such a great opportunity to focus on bringing the family together.” The holidays are a time for love and celebration. Focus on why you are blessed. Now, let’s get out there and #bebettertoday! Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bebettertoday/message

Duration:00:01:28

Ep 173 - Ashton Eaton

12/21/2018
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Today’s quote comes from former decathlete and two-time Olympic gold medal winner, Ashton Eaton – “My key to dealing with stress is simple: just stay cool and stay focused.” Ashton was talking about dealing with stress at the highest levels of competition. Yet, the same applies to everyday life, especially during the stressful holiday season. Now, let’s get out there and #bebettertoday! Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bebettertoday/message

Duration:00:01:33

Ep 172 - Tim Cook

12/20/2018
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Today’s quote comes from Apple CEO Tim Cook – “It's hard to edit. It's hard to stay focused. And yet, we know we'll only do our best work if we stay focused. And so, you know, the hardest decisions we made are all the things not to work on, frankly.” As you think about the upcoming year, plan to edit and focus. Now, let’s get out there and #bebettertoday! Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bebettertoday/message

Duration:00:01:36

Ep 171 - Susan Cain

12/19/2018
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Today’s quote comes from writer and self-described introvert Susan Cain – “I prefer listening to talking, reading to socializing, and cozy chats to group settings.” Talk less, listen more, and the world is a much better place. Now, let’s get out there and #bebettertoday! Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bebettertoday/message

Duration:00:01:30

Ep 170 - Larry King

12/18/2018
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Today’s quote comes from legendary television and radio host Larry King – “I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So, if I'm going to learn, I must do it by listening.” Become a better listener and you will have stronger relationships, gain more knowledge, and have an overall better life. Now, let's get out there and #bebettertoday! Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bebettertoday/message

Duration:00:01:37

Ep 169 - Chris Guillebeau

12/17/2018
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Today's quote comes from the host of the Side Hustle School podcast, Chris Guillebeau, who says something like this in every episode – “Inspiration is good, but inspiration with action is so much better.” This daily quote from Chris aligns directly with the mantra of this show. Each day we seek inspiration, and that’s great. The key is turning that inspiration into an action that improves your life. Now, let's get out there and #bebettertoday! Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:01:28

Ep 168 - Alicia Garza

12/16/2018
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Today’s quote comes from writer and civil rights activist Alicia Garza – “I need to create an environment where I can be my best self, and that means being unapologetic about saying no to things that don't serve me or move me closer to my purpose and the things that I care about the most.” When you have a clear sense of purpose, a clear sense of self, determining when to say yes and when to say no becomes self-evident. Now, let's get out there and #bebettertoday! Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:01:24

Ep 167 - Tristan Wilds

12/15/2018
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Today’s quote comes from American actor and singer/songwriter Tristan Wilds – “Sometimes I wish that I could go into a time machine right now and just look at myself and say, 'Calm down. Things are gonna be fine. Things are gonna be all great. Just relax.'” Relax. Do your best and everything will be fine, likely even great. Now, let's get out there and #bebettertoday! Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bebettertoday/message

Duration:00:01:35

Ep 166 - Golda Meir

12/14/2018
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Today's quote comes from Israel's fourth Prime Minister, Golda Meir – “Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” When you trust yourself to be creative and stoke the fire of possibility, life becomes a bright beacon of hope. Now, let's get out there and #bebettertoday! Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bebettertoday/message

Duration:00:01:24

Ep 165 - Steve Maraboli

12/13/2018
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Today’s quote comes from the speaker and author Steve Maraboli – “Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.” We all need to remember that lesson. Now, let's get out there and #bebettertoday! Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bebettertoday/message

Duration:00:01:43

Ep 164 - Walter Elliot

12/12/2018
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Today’s quote comes from Walter Elliot, a one-time Secretary of State for Scotland – “Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.” When we look at a goal as a series of steps versus one long, arduous journey, we have a much better chance at success. Now, let's get out there and #bebettertoday! Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bebettertoday/message

Duration:00:01:31