From Carol Simon

September 23 Message

Posted on September 23, 2016

“Know where to find the information and how to use it – that’s the secret of success.” – Albert Einstein Shabbat Shalom! We all want to succeed! That is a no brainer! As I speak to many of you, our members, regardless of the city or town, the conversation typically circles around succeeding. Whether that is Continue Reading »

September 16 Message

Posted on September 16, 2016

“A great accomplishment shouldn’t be the end of the road, just the starting point for the next leap forward.” – Harvey Mackay Shabbat Shalom! This past week at WLCJ, has been incredibly busy, productive, inspiring and exciting! Your WLCJ Exec Committee held our second retreat plus we had a full convention committee meeting! Our office was Continue Reading »

September 9 Message

Posted on September 9, 2016

“After you’ve done a thing the same way for two years, look it over carefully. After five years look at it with suspicion. And, after ten years, throw it away and start all over.” – Alfred Perlman, railroad executive Shabbat Shalom! I came across this quote several weeks ago…and it spoke to me! How many of us Continue Reading »

September 2 Message

Posted on September 2, 2016

“Promise yourself to be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own.” – Christian D. Larson Shabbat Shalom! This week, let’s start with, “I promise”….!! We all start out wanting (I hope) to share words of praise, when someone, be it a sisterhood member, a family member, friend or business Continue Reading »

August 26 Message

Posted on August 27, 2016

“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” – Bryant H. McGill Shabbat Shalom! Did you know that one of the hardest things to do is to listen? I mean really listen…paying full attention to the person that is speaking! There are books and many articles written Continue Reading »

August 19 Message

Posted on August 19, 2016

“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” – Warren Bennis, organizational consultant Shabbat Shalom! I’ve been thinking a lot about leadership the past week, well maybe more than the past week! Every morning I receive, in my inbox, a publication about leadership, it is called SmartBrief on Leadership. It is a very interesting publication with Continue Reading »

August 12 Message

Posted on August 12, 2016

“Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain – and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.” – Dale Carnegie, writer, lecturer and leadership consultant Shabbat Shalom! Do you know this person? You know, the person that just complains and complains about anything and everything? About the color of the Continue Reading »

August 5 Message

Posted on August 5, 2016

“Your life and mine should be valued not by what we take…..but by what we give.” – Edgar Allen, Founder of Easter Seals Shabbat Shalom! We each volunteer for a variety of reasons….to make friends in a new community, to learn something new, to participate in a book club or rosh chodesh group, or because you Continue Reading »

July 29 Message

Posted on July 29, 2016

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent Van Gogh Shabbat Shalom! This week…these words resonated to me! These words brought a mental picture of one flower sitting on a Shabbat table looking forlorn…but when there are many flowers gathered together in a vase, they look bright and they create Continue Reading »

July 22 Message

Posted on July 22, 2016

“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton Shabbat Shalom! As the heat and humidity seem to be climbing, and the days are filled with people traveling seeing friends, family and kids at camp…we know that we are in the middle of summer! A Continue Reading »