Monthly Archives: January 2013

(#140) Do You Want the News to Establish Your Mindset?


Do you want a news commentator or weather personality establishing your mindset for the day? One night this past week, after I shut down my computer I decided to catch the evening news before I went to bed. All I … Continue reading

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(#139) Using Technology with a Purpose


There are 257 million mobile subscribers in the United States. Of that number, about 128 million are smart phone users. Think of the possibilities! Two things happened in class this week that reaffirmed the potential for the smart use of … Continue reading

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(#138) Do You Need To Catch Up With Yourself?


Their intentions may be wonderful but their execution is less than satisfactory. Years ago a student of mine made a simple yet profound observation. This student had the habit of postponing assignments. He was a huge procrastinator.  Quickly, his backlog … Continue reading

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(#137) I’m Glad My Mother Taught Me To …


A few weeks ago, I stumbled upon a file folder I had forgotten about. The label on the folder simply said “My Mother.”  When we consider our parents, teachers, friends, neighbors, spiritual leaders, mentors, and even total strangers with whom … Continue reading

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