My name is Liz. I am the proud daughter of Bill Keating, Jr. He started Thought of the Day on September 5, 2000 and never missed a day for over 16 years. I took over the daily emails after he passed away in March 2017. Thanks for helping carry on my Dad's legacy.

May 30, 2018

“There is no such thing as a self-made man. We are made up of thousands of others. Everyone who has ever done a kind deed for us, or spoken one word of encouragement to us, has entered into the makeup of our character and of our thoughts, as well as our successes.” – George Adams


May 29, 2018

“You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot — it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that, I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.” – Maya Angelou


May 26, 2018

In the autumn of 1864, Massachusetts Governor John A. Andrew wrote to President Lincoln, asking him to express condolences to Mrs. Lydia Bixby, a widow believed to have lost five sons during the Civil War. Lincoln’s letter to her was printed by the Boston Evening Transcript.


May 19, 2018

Six Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Career with Poor Body Language No matter how good you are with words, your body language speaks louder. Only 7% of our feelings are communicated by words and 38% by tone. But 55% are communicated by nonverbal or visual expressions. Follow this list of “Don’ts” to make sure […]


May 12, 2018

This weekend is the 2018 Cincinnati Para-Swimming Open, so I am re-running an op-ed my Dad wrote about the meet for the Cincinnati Enquirer in 2015. Starting this year, the meet has been renamed the Bill Keating, Jr. Memorial Cincinnati Para-Swimming Open to recognize his leadership in growing the event since 2010. This year’s meet […]