There is nothing as powerful as a changed mind. You can change your hair, your clothing, your address your spouse, your residence.
But if you don't change your mind the same experience will perpetuate itself over and over again because everything outwardly changed but nothing inwardly changed. If you want something out of life if you want to change yourself, if youwant to acquire something If theres some goal that you want to reach,changing your behaviours,
overcoming negative habits. It's challenging, it's hard Most people go through life neverdiscovering what their talents are. Most people never develop their talents. The only thing that's gonna make youhappy my friend in this year any other is to step up. It's to raise the standard,it's to discover what you're capable of and feel that incredible power of pushing throughwhatever's holding you back and get to the other side of more of your true self. That's what this game is all about
When you step into your fears andcontinue to push yourself to go on. something happens for you. If you look at somebody who's reallysuccessful and you think quot;Wow I mean they're so amazing they're such a genius. You gotta dig underneath and you remember something. People are rewarded in public for what the've practiced for years inprivate. If you don't develop the courage to do that which has been given you to do,and you spend a lot of time going around
trying to convince other people, or trying to get theirapproval. What will happen is, that you will loseyour nerve, and other people convince you that what you're doing doesn't have any value, and you'll give up on your dream. How much time do you have lefté How much time do you have lefté When you start thinking about that wedon't know. Most of us don't use the stuff
that we have brought into the universe. Stop wasting valuable time. If you want something you have got to berelentless. You've got to learn how to become resourceful, you've got to learn how to become creative. The power to hold on in spite of everything, the power to endure, this is the winners quality.
2015 Water Industry Report Securing Revenue Key to Financial Resilience
2015 marks a challenging time for water utilitiesaround the country. Many say this is the MOST challenging time in recent memory. Our IndustryReport confirms that water scarcity, aging infrastructure and revenue instability aretesting the resolve of the nation's water service providers. Every region in the countryis being challenged financially. Drought across the south and west has reached crisis levels.Throughout the country, aging pipes are causing more water main breaks. And in some urbancenters, population migration patterns are reducing the customer base and revenues. Meanwhile,many providers are still catching up on maintenance projects that were delayed by the Great Recession.Our survey shows that only onethird of utilities
say they can cover all of their costs fromrevenues alone. The vast majority must leave some part of their business underfunded,or not funded at all. Water utilities provide an essential service. But they must fix, maintainand improve that service while educating the public on the value of water. To bolster theirfinances, some utilities are trying to stabilize revenues by shifting from consumption drivenrates to increased fixed costs. Now is the time for public organizations to strike abalance between customer affordability and financial sustainability. Utilities, municipalitiesand their customers must unite to plan, and fund, resilient water services.