your intent to work on this list and follow it January was a month of good rain and a
through. change of address; the start of February
also brought very useful rain.
Refreshing We managed to fit in LSS schools near
Take some time out to just refresh and Mt. Garnett, one at Moura, and one for AA
recharge your batteries. I am talking about Co in Rockhampton. Jim was committed to
sitting down and doing NOTHING for a the WA and NT schools, being conducted
while. at Helen Springs, Auvergne, Liveringa,
We all refresh in different ways so start Newcastle Waters and Kimberley Downs;
thinking about what works for you. You however he had to endeavour to do half of
may need to do a bit of planning to make it these trips alone. Rod Knight did get to
all happen smoothly. The goal is to have a join Jim on his first trip to the northern part
time with no responsibilities, no decision- of WA.
making and less stress. Not as easy as
Hi and welcome to the start of another you would think. With changes in our staffing situation we
year saw the need to stay and focus on our
Attitude is everything, especially this time Refocussing business here at Landsborough and
of year! As you emerge from your period of Kentle and take the opportunities that
refreshment, now is the time to refocus became available with grass and livestock
Perhaps we need a different attitude to your attention on the year ahead. What trading. By June we had received a record
this period of the season . . . instead of plans do you have for 2008? Where do winter rainfall, the skies open up and the
focussing on the 3 S's of spending, you want to focus your attention next year feed came away.
splurging and stressing, we like to think of so that when it comes time to review the So we made a decision to stay and
this time of year as an excellent year that was you are happy with the manage the opportunities of trading
opportunity to focus on the 3 R's of outcome? livestock and let requests of further LSS
reviewing, refreshing and refocussing. schools be placed on hold.
Consider all the important areas of your We are now in the process of planning
Reviewing life such as career, finances, relationships, schools for 2008
What sort of year have you had? What health, mind and leisure. Finally, make
were the highs and lows, the new sure they are written positive terms. As we have had changes in the political
happenings and the comfortable old Remember, your brain has difficulty arena, this has brought changes that
habits, the challenges and the pleasant processing the word "don't" so if your goal effects FarmBi$ funding. So any schools
surprises that have made up the previous is written as "don't spend more than $500 that would be eligible for funding have to
12 months for you, your business and your per month on my credit card" you can see be submitted to Farmbi$ by mid March
family. the potential result! 2008; so if you are interested in hosting a
LSS school either in NT or WA, or any
There is nothing like creating a list of "the Jim and myself commenced 2007 with other school requests please contact us
year that was" to inspire you for the year many changes and these continued ASAP:-
ahead. Why not do you own personal throughout the year.
version. And while you are at it, make it Jim Lindsay Ph 07 47417 259
Grahame Rees 0432370170 If you get a chance check out Bud’s
email@example.com Musings on www.stockmanship.com, for
Rod Knight 0267691690 some insightful reading.
Nic Kentish 0887398211 I‘ll leave you to complainant the season
firstname.lastname@example.org and the year ahead with an interesting
Chook Kealey 0746265399 observation from Jim Rohn:-
email@example.com "What we ponder and what we think about
Tim McGrath 0429411592 sets the course of our life. Any day we
firstname.lastname@example.org wish; we can discipline ourselves to
change it all. Any day we wish, we can
All the LSS schools are in planning mode, open the book that will open our mind to
so for further listings/dates and hosts new knowledge. Any day we wish, we can
check in on the LSS web site :- start a new activity. Any day we wish, we
www.lss.net.au can start the process of life change. We
can do it immediately, or next week, or
The other LSS trainers Rod, Grahame, next month, or next year.
Chook, Nic and Tim have been busy this
year conducting schools in other parts of "We can also do nothing. We can pretend
It Takes Courage
the country and we are grateful for their rather than perform. And if the idea of Author Unknown
contribution towards the LSS vision. having to change ourselves makes us
It is always good to hear their feed back uncomfortable, we can remain as we are. It takes strength to be firm,
and receive the comment sheets. We can choose rest over labour, It takes courage to be gentle.
entertainment over education, delusion It takes strength to conquer,
Thank you to the many new hosts that over truth, and doubt over confidence. The It takes courage to surrender.
have also assisted in creating a new choices are ours to make. But while we
perspective towards stock handling. curse the effect, we continue to nourish It takes strength to be certain,
the cause. As Shakespeare uniquely It takes courage to have doubt.
Thank You to those hosts and companies observed, "The fault is not in the stars, but It takes strength to fit in,
who can see the added value in continuing in ourselves." We created our It takes courage to stand out.
LSS schools and introducing new circumstances by our past choices. We
employees to the principals and have both the ability and the responsibility It takes strength to feel a friend's pain,
It takes courage to feel your own pain.
understanding and awareness of Low to make better choices beginning today."
Stress Stockhandling. It takes strength to endure abuse,
I want to wish all of you a new year full of It takes courage to stop it.
We are hoping to visit Bud and Eunice RICH possibilities and abundance. May
Williams in Texas this year and also attend this be a year of true exchange of ideas, It takes strength to stand alone,
It takes courage to lean on another.
one of Bud’s Marketing Schools again. solutions and good cheer for all.
It takes strength to love,
Regards, It takes courage to be loved.
It takes strength to survive,
It takes courage to live.