ALTITUDE MEDIA ATTEMPTS TO BRING TOGETHER A DIVERSE COLLECTION OF articles, videos and quotes from a variety of sources, with an intention of either introducing new perspectives in business and life or remind us what we already know.

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward. You can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something, your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever because believing that the dots will connect down the road will give you the confidence to follow your heart even when it leads you off the well worn path, and that will make all the difference.” (Steve Jobs)

“Sometimes life is going to hit you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith. I’m convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did. You’ve got to find what you love and that is as true for work as it is for your lovers.” (Steve Jobs)

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“If you hire people just because they can do a job, they’ll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they’ll work for you with blood and sweat and tears.”

“People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do.” (Simon Sinek)

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“Vulnerability is our most accurate measurement of courage.”

“We look up and the critic we see pointing and laughing 99% of the time is us. Shames drives two big tapes, never good enough, and if you can talk it out of that one, then who do you think you are. “ (Brené Brown)

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“At crucial points in our lives, we are placed in situations that require of us unaccustomed skill, courage, or wisdom. Such moments are indications that our Sacred Contract is in play, but how we respond to these moments is up to us. We grow primarily through our challenges, especially those life-changing moments when we begin to recognize aspects of our nature that make us different from the family and culture in which we have been raised.”

-Caroline Myss, Sacred Contracts

“Separation from the things of the past is one of the prices we pay for progress. We cannot have a fresh, new move of Spirit in our lives and through our lives using old ways – we cannot hold on to all the old stuff and just tack on the new. It will not work.”

-Joyce Meyers

“You cannot come to know the depths of the purpose of your life, however, if you are not willing to release those parts of your life that are no longer necessary.”

-Caroline Myss, Sacred Contracts

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and go do that, because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”

-Howard Thurman

“What does it mean to be spiritual? Let me throw out the five hallmarks that I think cover most of the spiritual bases: 1) meaning or purpose; 2) compassion; 3) consciousness; 4) service; 5) well-being.“

-Patricia Aburdene

“Mainstream psychology programs traditionally exist in the realm of academic language and empirical fact, keeping the supernatural at arm’s length. But in January, Columbia began a spirituality concentration in its clinical psychology master’s program, and last month, the university created a broader program, the Spirituality and Mind-Body Institute, to conduct research and host colloquia.”

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Inspiring story of a 47 year old disabled Veteran, who was told by doctors for 15 years he’d never walk again unassisted. And he accepted that fact. Exercise seemed impossible. Until a Yoga Instructor believed in him, when no one else did. “I fell many times… but I got back up.” “Never underestimate what you can accomplish. Never give up.”

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