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Monthly Archives: July 2015
(#270) Have You Spent Time With Ida Ownly?
A relationship with Ida Ownly has no future other than one of contrition, remorse, disappointment, and heartbreak. You know Ida Ownly, don’t you? I’m sure you (like me) have spent some time with her. And when we do it generally … Continue reading
Posted in action, Anxiety, awareness, Discipline, Excuses, Failure, fitness, focus, fortitude, growth, initiative, Integrity, Mindfulness, Motivation, organization, Personal growth, potential, priorities, Priority management, Words and Action Tagged budgeting, discipline, excuses, exercising, later, priorities, procrastination, regret, remorse, saving, stress, time management Leave a comment
(#269) Yes And
It is interesting that we can point to others as being intransigent in their thinking while we pat ourselves on the back as possessing true critical thinking skills. Collective monologues and confirmation bias will derail any potential for a meaningful conversation. … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, Civility, collaboration, Communication, Community, Gratitude, Integrity, Personal growth, resilience, risk-taking, self-efficacy, self-regulatory behavior, vulnerability Tagged appreciation, civility, collaboration, communication, critical thinking, integrity, listening, problem solving, respect, risk-taking, yes 7 Comments
(#268) P.R.I.D.E for Student (Life) Success
Choose well, my friend. QUESTION: What do you think would give first-year college students the best advantage for success when they arrive on campus? QUESTION: What do you believe would give new employees the best advantage their first day on … Continue reading
Posted in Balance, Choice, Excellence, focus, fortitude, habits, Integrity, Life's purpose, Passion, Purpose, Reflective practice, resilience, Student success Tagged choices, discipline, equilibrium, integrity, life success, passion, purpose, resilience, student success Leave a comment
(#267) You Get to Create the Path
We are all artists painting our own lives. While facilitating a Texas faculty resilience workshop, I presented the following R.D. Laing quote to the audience: The range of what we think and do Is limited by what we fail to … Continue reading
Posted in Being REMARKABLE, confidence, courage, Dreams, growth, Integrity, Life's purpose, Mindfulness, Reflection, vulnerability Tagged action, Antonio Machado, confidence, courage, dreams, growth, integrity, mentoring, mindfulness, purpose, reflection, vulnerability 1 Comment