Monthly Archives: December 2010

#31 A Blogger’s Retrospective: 2010 in Review


It was back in May of this year when I made the decision to begin my first blog. I had 3 goals: Experience a new (for me) aspect of social media Develop and flesh out new ideas Provide something worthwhile—not … Continue reading

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#30 Wisdom is….


I first became aware of Andrew Zuckerman’s book Wisdom: 50 Unique and Original Portraits when a friend sent me the Wisdom Trailer—a nearly 6 minute video montage of people sharing short clips of wisdom. At least, sharing wisdom from their … Continue reading

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#29 We Never Know the Impact We Have


My student success classes have had a theme for the past few years: What is your dream—and what are you doing to get to your dream?  During our final class meeting of the term, students have an opportunity to share … Continue reading

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#28 Ustabees, Liketodos, and Willtodos


In Commitment and Positive Attitudes, Paul Sims warns, Beware of the “ustabees.”  They swarm out of stale, inflexible attitudes that argue for doing things the way it used to be! Protect yourself by focusing on  what is NOW. Sometimes a touch … Continue reading

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