Greetings to all of you!
Most of you are back in school this week after a
great summer vacation. I hope that you are rested
and excited about the coming school year. I am
delighted to restart the weekly messages that will
generally come to you each Wednesday. If you would
like to resource the archives of past weekly
messages and motivational quotes, visit our
Here are some thoughts for the day from Jim Rohn
about the road to success:
"You cannot speak that which you do not know. You
cannot share that which you do not feel. You
cannot translate that which you do not have. And
you cannot give that which you do not possess. To
give it and to share it, and for it to be
effective, you first need to have it. Good
communication starts with good preparation."
"Success is not to be pursued; it is to be
attracted by the person you become."
"Success is not so much what we have as it is what
"Average people look for ways of getting away with
it; successful people look for ways of getting on
We had a fantastic summer filled with successful
camps. The routines were by far the best ever. I
am sure that you will see many of them this fall
and winter. The 2004
contests are already posted and directors can
pre-register online on our ADTS Contest Page
and Directors Corner.
We received good news last week that the Nascar
Race at Texas Motor Speedway is 2 weeks after
this year....yippeeee!! No traffic and no
struggling to get hotel rooms. Make sure that you
Travel this week about your destination for
We have heard from the Japanese national teams
that they are planning a trip to America in March
National competition in the Denton/Dallas
area. Jean Richards, from Australia, just returned
from judging in Tokyo with rave reviews of the
Japanese teams. Don't forget to mark your
calendars for summer 2005 for the
International competition in Australia!
Linda Lewis Hall from
Happy Feet Boots sent me the "truisms" below.
They had a great impact on me this week and I hope
they will affect you the same. Have a wonderful
week, and, as always, please keep in touch.
Joyce E. Pennington