Zen Martial Arts Center

Sacramento Martial Arts and Karate

June 2010 Journal Entries (3)

Give Power and Passion to your Goals

Go to any corporate training program, seminar, or meeting and the topic of goal setting and time management is likely to be of primary concern. Goal setting is also a major part of your martial arts training as well. People that don't set goals are less likely to achieve success in their lives. I can't tell you how many martial artists I've seen fail to achieve the rank of black belt because they never set real goals.



Today though, I'm not going to tell you that the secret to goal… Continue

Added by Mike Oliver on June 22, 2010 at 11:57pm — 1 Comment

Kindness is Self-Defense for the Soul

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Added by Mike Oliver on June 17, 2010 at 10:46am — No Comments

Listening

One of my first jobs was as a painter. The owner of the paint crew told me something that changed how I look at things. He said, "The most precious thing you can give anyone is your time." I didn't get it at first. My flippant thought was, *Well, I'm here.* Being physically in a place does not mean you are present.

What Marlin meant was being present with the person you are physically with. Look them in the eyes when they are talking to you and listen. Focus your body by…

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Added by Lisa Clark on June 7, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

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