by David Cooke (Feb 15, 2010)
"There are only two things you can control in life--your attitude and your effort."
I don't know who said this to me first, but it is something I firmly believe in. Try as you might, you cannot influence people or things to change, improve, or grow unless they choose to. However, you can manage, control, and influence your results based on the only things that you can control--your attitude and your effort. How you manage these two behaviors will define everything.
Here are my thoughts on these behaviors and the outcomes associated with it: