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- (Issue #639) To-Don’ts, What Ifs, and the Anxiety Loop
- (#86) A Model for Critical Thinking
- (#194) Honor the Past. Celebrate the Present. Embrace the Future.
- (#486) A Metaphor for Growth and Resilience
- #18 Crab Pot Mentality!
- (#55) Words Matter
- (Issue #503) Identity, Integrity, and Purpose
- #32 Grounded and Rounded
- (#172) Are You Kicking the Can Down the Road?
- (#181) Knowing—Doing—Being
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(Issue #586) Good, Not-So Good, and Why (x5)
Go beyond listing a goal statement.Before acting, make sure you understand the why of your what. I have written separate posts on this blog about bright spots, not-so-bright spots, weak signals, and the five whys. Today, let’s look at how … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged assumptions, awareness, collaboration, goals, leadership, resilience 1 Comment
(#350) Regrets? Choices And Lessons.
A culmination of all those choices. Some small. Some large. All help create the person you are becoming. Would you, if you could, go back in time and change the choices that you made? I know. A wide open question … Continue reading
Posted in creating your future, Failure, fortitude, Goals, Gratitude, Integrity, lessons reaffirmed, Life lessons, Life's purpose, resilience Tagged failure, fortitude, future, life lessons, resilience 1 Comment
(#346) Video Outtakes: Finding Humor And Moving Forward
Enjoy three-minutes-and-fifty-one-seconds of my miscues. And consider how each miscue you make can strengthen you and maybe help someone else. Don’t be ruled by fear of failure. President Theodore Roosevelt had a way with words. Growing up as a spindly and … Continue reading
Posted in authenticity, confidence, courage, Failure, fortitude, Grit, Life lessons, resilience Tagged confidence, failure, grit, humor, mistakes, resilience, self-esteem, self-reflection, success, vulnerability 2 Comments
(#276) Mistakes, Disappointments, Curiosity and Growth
When we choose not to dare because we might “risk feeling disappointed” we end up “choosing to live disappointed.” Nearly thirty years ago I made a huge professional mistake. At that time I decided to make a career move from … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, awareness, Being REMARKABLE, change, Choice, confidence, courage, curiosity, Energy Vampires, Grit, growth, inspiration, leadership, mentoring, Reflection, resilience, Success, vulnerability Tagged awareness, curiosity, disappointment, doubt, energy vampires, failure, growth, leadership, personal doubt, resilience, risk-taking, success, vulnerability 3 Comments
(#243) Failure Is An Option
How will I stretch myself in the coming week? Even if I might fail, what will I do to continue my learning and growth? WHAT IF? Consider the power and challenge of that question. Make it personal and it becomes … Continue reading
Posted in Choice, creating your future, Failure, Goals, Mindfulness, Motivation, Passion, Personal growth, resilience Tagged adjunct faculty, appreciation, failure, goals, leadership, motivation, passion, personal growth, professional development, professional growth, resilience, risk, risk-taking 11 Comments
(#176) Fail Fast, Forward, and Fearlessly
In education, we talk a lot about “best practices”… I propose we get together and talk about what we have done in the classroom that did not work. The “not-so-bright spots.” Not learning from the failure is the lost opportunity. … Continue reading
Posted in Failure, growth, intentional growht, Life lessons, Personal growth Tagged business success, entrepreneur, failure, growth, intentional, startup, success 8 Comments
(#100) Milestones: Endpoints or Checkpoints?
#100 Milestones remind me of the possibilities in life. Today when we speak of milestones we most likely are referencing some significant event—personally, professionally, politically, physically, emotionally, spiritually, or culturally. Video recommendation for the week: Perhaps some of us might … Continue reading
Posted in Dreams, Priority management 3 Comments
#21 Goals, Failure, and Choosing to Move Forward
In their book Built to Last Jim Collins and Jerry I. Porras describe what they refer to as BHAGs. In their research of successful companies they found that companies that set big, hairy, audacious goals left their competition in the dust. In … Continue reading
Posted in Failure 27 Comments
#14 “IZE” on Your Future
Whether you are on campus, at work, raising a family, or overcoming a life trauma, let me suggest a five-step model to help you look to the future. Continue reading
Posted in Dreams 11 Comments