Monthly Archives: August 2012

(#118) You Never Know Who is in the Audience

We just never know the impact we have.  And, we need to remind ourselves of the impact others have on our lives. A few weeks ago, I had an experience that reminded me of two truisms: 1. You never know … Continue reading

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(#117) Say What You Mean. Mean What You Say. Do What You Say.

Sometimes watching political campaigns is like watching a middle school class election. (But that might be too hard on the middle schoolers.) I am sure you have often heard people speak words that they don’t back up with action. Whether … Continue reading

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(#116) Simple Strategies for Adjustment and Transition to the College Culture

We can get much more from life if we pay attention to our priorities…the choices belong to us. The fall 2012 college semester is close at hand. Our classes at Florida State College at Jacksonville begin on August 27. That … Continue reading

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#115 Purpose and Passion

Our paycheck may not come from a calling but then not every calling is defined by a paycheck. When we act with purpose we act with intent; we understand why we are doing what we are doing. Or, if we … Continue reading

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