October 14



Dwight D. Eisenhower 1890

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To use the Ike tool, list all of your tasks and activities, and put each into one of the following categories:

  • Important and urgent.
  • Important but not urgent.
  • Not important but urgent.
  • Not important and not urgent.

Then schedule tasks and activities based on their importance and urgency.

*Try President Eisenhower’s tool for effectiveness today, with all of your tasks and activities. 


Stacy Keibler 1979

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*According to Stacy, the key to being fit and healthy is to practice some kind of exercise every day and to sweat at least for 10 minutes daily. Do a legs workout to get your sweat going today.


John Wooden 1910

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At God’s footstool, to confess, A poor soul knelt and bowed his head.”I failed,” he cried. The master said, ”Thou didst thy best. That is success.”

*When you are at God’s footstool will you confess that you have failed? Can you confess that you did your best? 


Ralph Lauren 1939

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In the 1957 DeWitt Clinton High School yearbook, Ralph Lauren wrote “millionaire” as one of his life goals.

Today, he has an estimated net worth of $7 billion

*Can you remember what you wrote for your senior yearbook as one of your life goals? How’s it going? What would the 18-year-old you think of your financial situation today? Adjust accordingly.


Usher 1978

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Usher claims he owed Helm no “duty of care” and that she knew of the risks of unprotected sex.

*Listen to Usher with that special someone – you know the risks.


Thomas Keller 1955 – better nutters

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People around the country indulge every October 14th on National Dessert Day!

This peanut butter sandwich cookie–Thomas Keller’s take on his favorite childhood cookie–has a sophisticated edge thanks to vanilla paste and high-quality butter, while keeping all of the sweet-salty goodness from the classic Nutter Butters on which it’s based.


*On National Dessert Day, make Thomas Keller’s better nutter cookies.

SNUB – George Floyd 1973

Review –

  • Use Ike’s tool for effectiveness
  • Legs workout to sweat for 10 minutes
  • Confess that you have failed
  • What would the 18 year-old you think of your finances?
  • Listen to Usher
  • Make better nutter cookies