Friday, September 21, 2012

Colonel Weinstein Guest Speaker at the Rotary Club of Boca Raton

The Rotary Club of Boca Raton invited Lt. Col. Bob Weinstein, ret. to speak at their luncheon on September 19, 2012 at the Via Mizner Country Club. Colonel Weinstein talked about ten ways to overcome obstacles in life and at work. He added to that his list of what he calls the antimatter of overcoming obstacles which are things to do to not overcome obstacles.

His overview about the topic:

Ten Ways to Overcome Obstacles

  1. Persevere
  2.  Play with It
  3. Take Vitamin “D” for Discipline
  4.    Make Mistakes
  5.  Get Your Facts Straight
  6.  Don’t Take It Personally
  7.    Pace Yourself
  8.     Clear Your Mind 
  9.      Keep Things in Perspective 
  10.     Be There for Each Other

How NOT to Overcome Obstacles
(Antimatter of Overcoming Obstacles

  1.    Cry About It
  2.   Curse It
  3.   Whine About It 
  4.    Complain About It
  5.   Play the Blame Game
  6.   Be a Victim 
  7.     Fall Down and Don’t Get Back Up
  8.   Walk Away 
  9.     Ignore It
  10.   Hit the Easy Button

By Bob Weinstein, Lt. Colonel, U.S. Army, Ret., author of Boot Camp Fitness for all Shapes and Sizes and many others.