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ER David Workman- Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  March 28, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday, March 28, 2022 Monday Motivation“This is not a goodbye, this is a thank you.” – Nicholas Sparks It has been said that “change is inevitable – except from a vending machine.” So too, is it with the Elks. This coming Thursday night marks the end of my two-year journey as Exalted Ruler of Vista Elks Lodge #1968, […]

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ER David Workman – Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  March 21, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday Motivation“If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” – James Cameron This is similar to another great quote that says, “One man’s ceiling is another man’s floor.”  I have said in the past that I learn more from my failures than I do my successes, therefore, […]

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ER David Workman Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  March 14, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday, March 14, 2022 Monday Motivation“Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.” – Robert Kiyosaki With just over 2 weeks left as ER of this wonderful lodge, I can’t help but be a little reflective. When I became the Exalted Ruler, fewer than 18 months had passed since my Initiation […]

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ER David Workman -Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  March 7, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday, March 07, 2022 Monday Motivation “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” – AnonymousI love this quote. It’s useful in business, in sports, in relationships, and more! I especially love people who see potential and possibilities, as opposed to those who consistently see fear and doom. What will you see today? […]

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ER David Workman – Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  February 28, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday, February 28, 2022 Monday MotivationThe following views are not intended to represent those of Vista Elks Lodge or the BPOE… but they may.  🙂 “Choose courage over comfort.” – Brené Brown This week’s quote was absolutely intentional and inspired by the brave men and women who fight to keep their homeland free from oppressors. There is […]

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ER David Workman -Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  February 21, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday, February 21, 2022 Monday Motivation“I’m so proud of you. I just wanted to tell you in case no one has.” – Anonymous“ I’m proud of you” is such a wonderful thing to hear. Regardless of whether it’s from a parent, a spouse, a coach, a co-worker, or a friend, it’s nice to know someone notices […]

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ER David Workman- Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  February 14, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday, February 14, 2022 Monday Motivation“All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” – Michael John Bobak There’s one thing in life that I never want to be and I consistently work to avoid… being stagnant.  I would rather learn through my successes or learn through my failures, but being stagnant is the expressway to mediocrity.   […]

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ER David Workman – Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  February 7, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday, February 7, 2022 Monday Motivation“There is no traffic jam along the extra mile.” – Roger Staubach Last Thursday, we honored the men and women who have served as Exalted Rulers of our lodge at our annual PER Meeting.  In my opening remarks, I offered the following words: “In author Brené Brown’s book, Dare To Lead, she […]

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ER David Workman – Monday Morning Briefing

By   /  January 31, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday, January 31, 2022 Monday Motivation“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” – Anonymous Do you ever watch those home renovation programs on HGTV? I find it both entertaining and fascinating how when searching for homes, one party sees a low-priced dump of a house, and the other party, the renovators, […]

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ER David Workman – Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  January 24, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday Motivation“Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” – Francis Chan It seems like the older I get the pickier I become regarding the things that are going to occupy my time.  It’s not that my time is more precious than anyone else’s… it’s not. […]

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ER David Workman Monday Moring Briefings

By   /  January 17, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

r Monday, January 17, 2022Monday Motivation“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.” – Dale Carnegie In 1896, Madame Curie, (Marie Salomea Skłodowska Curie), along with her husband, Pierre, began the work that would bring her fame, the […]

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ER David Workman Monday Morning Briefing

By   /  January 10, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday, January 10, 2022Monday Motivation“Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.” – Lou Holtz I’m not a big “New Year’s Resolution” kind of guy.  I think choosing to do something simply because the calendar turns is a solid recipe […]

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ER David Workman Monday Morning Briefing

By   /  January 3, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday Motivation“Daring is not saying, ‘I’m willing to risk failure.’  Daring is saying, ‘I know I will eventually fail and I’m still all in.’”  Brené Brown I love that quote!  It gets my heart racing and my blood pumping.  This year is going to be great.  Let’s go for it! NYE Thank You!I have to begin 2022 […]

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ER David Workman – Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  December 27, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday, December 27, 2021Monday Motivation“Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life.” – Robin Sharma What will you be doing to get the most out of 2022?  My hope is that you will live each day with the passion you would have if you knew it was your last. New Year’s EveIf […]

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ER David Workman Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  December 20, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday, December 20, 2021 Monday Motivation – Christmas Memories“I make old family receipts like granddad’s homemade eggnog with Keepers [Heart Irish] Whiskey, some of mom’s cookies, and her crocheted tree wrap for the bottom [of the tree], and put up a couple of our homemade painted Christmas bulbs that we made 50 years ago.” – Myra Walker […]

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ER Workman Vista Elks Club Notice

By   /  December 14, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Hello friends, Beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, December 15, 2021, by order of the California Department of Public Health, face masks are required to be worn indoors regardless of vaccination status.  This includes walking around the lodge and/or dancing.  Vista Elks Lodge will comply with the order. I have a few questions for you regarding this new mandate and […]

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ER David Workman Monday Morning Briefing

By   /  December 13, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday, December 13, 2021 Monday Motivation“For Christmas is tradition timeTraditions that recall The precious memories down the years,The sameness of them all.” – Helen Lowrie Marshall What’s your favorite Christmas tradition, either now or in past years?  Reply back and let me know. I’ll share a few of them in a later email. Front Door Card ReaderThe House […]

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ER David Workman – This Weekend At The Elks

By   /  December 10, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

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ER David Workman -Monday Morning Briefing

By   /  December 6, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday, December 6, 2021Monday Motivation“Christmas is built upon a beautiful and intentional paradox; that the birth of a homeless should be celebrated in every home.” – G.K. Chesterton As the song says, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!”  It’s my desire for you that the urgency of buying presents, writing Christmas cards, and baking cookies don’t […]

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ER David Workman – Monday Morning Briefings

By   /  November 29, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Monday, November 29, 2021 Monday Motivation“What would you do if you weren’t afraid.” – Spencer Johnson What a great question to ask this time of year! Recent trends are showing that COVID has caused people to examine what they do for a living and why.  It’s called, “The Great Resignation.” The Great Resignation is an informal name […]

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