October 14

I LIKE IKE DAY

MIND

Dwight D. Eisenhower 1890

Image result for dwight d eisenhower

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. 

BODY

Stacy Keibler 1979

Image result for stacy keibler

*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.

SOUL

John Wooden 1910

Image result for john wooden

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? 

MONEY

Ralph Lauren 1939

Image result for ralph lauren

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.

ENTERTAINMENT

Usher 1978

Image result for usher gif

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.

FOOD

Thomas Keller 1955 – better nutters

Image result for thomas keller

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.

https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Better-Nutters/

*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

Published by

Travis Jones

I was born in Northwestern Pennsylvania and lived in a trailer park. I was raised by very conservative and religious (Wesleyan Methodist) parents. By some miracle I graduated college and moved to Florida. I have been a public school teacher since 1995. I have 7 years until I can retire. I was married in 1999 and divorced in 2001. I remarried in 2017 to Kate - 21 years my junior. Some of my life experiences as a 46-year-old, white American male, will come through in my writing, but the majority of this daily journey will be dedicated to improving myself, and hopefully you as well.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s