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38 Of the Most Inspiring Leadership Quotes

Posted By: Tom Lucas · 2/20/2017 10:36:00 AM

Here are 38 of my absolute favorites:

1. "I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples." -Mother Teresa

2. "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." -Maya Angelou

3. "Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right." -Henry Ford

4. "Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence." -Vince Lombardi

5. "Life is 10 percent what happens to me and 90 percent of how I react to it." -Charles Swindoll

6. "If you look at what you have in life, you'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, you'll never have enough." -Oprah Winfrey

7. "Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent." ...

Jim's Story Dementia Friendly Communities

Posted By: Tom Lucas · 2/15/2017 10:56:00 AM

Alzheimer’s Advocate Jim Mann, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2007, has his story told in a new video called “Jim’s Story” about Dementia-Friendly Communities.


For more information on dementia listen to Boomer Life featuring the Alzheimer's Society of BC. The next show is on Monday, March 6th. Or listen to past shows here 

17 Popular Songs You Never Knew Were Written By Carole King

Posted By: Tom Lucas · 2/9/2017 6:21:00 AM

via Buzzfeed

1. The Shirelles, "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" (1960)

This became Carole's first #1 at the young age of 18. She would later record it on her 1971 groundbreaking album, Tapestry.

2. Bobby Vee, "Take Good Care Of My Baby" (1961)

Also covered by The Beatles, Dion and the Belmonts, and Smokie.

3. The Drifters, "Some Kind of Wonderful" (1961)


4. Little Eva, "The Loco-Motion" (1962)

The myth is Carole's singing backup vocals... can anyone confirm it? 'Cause that sounds like Carole's grooving voice to me!

5. The Everly Brothers, "Crying In the Rain" (1962)

This tune was co-written with Howard Greenfield, not Gerry Goffin.

6. Steve Lawrence, "Go Away Little Girl" (1962)

Later recorded in the '70s by Donny Osmond.

7. The Beatles, "Chains" (1963)

It was originally written for The Cookies, but The Beatles recorded a great cover. John and Paul once said they wanted ...