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(#122) What Is Your Story?


What are you leaving behind? What are you building each day? It’s one thing to be successful. But are you significant? Over the course of my teaching career, I have found it interesting and helpful to know a little about my students … Continue reading

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(#410) Your Backstory


Who are two people who have had the biggest impact on your life? Bernadette Jiwa’s new release, Story Driven: You Don’t Need to Compete When You Know Who You Are, “invites you to begin retracing your steps on you journey … Continue reading

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(#403) Create Your Own Story Or Someone Else Will


It may be too late. Perhaps you have witnessed it.  People in a leadership position who fail to communicate clearly and effectively. An organization experiences gut-wrenching turnover, service decline, loss of client base, and eroding collegiality.  The people charged with … Continue reading

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(#262) Resilience: What’s Your Story?


What autobiography  have you created? Time for a revision? This month’s Time magazine (June 1, 2015) hit harmonious chords about actions that can create disharmonious life situations.  In “The Science of Bouncing Back” Mandy Oaklander explores strategies for resilience. Citing … Continue reading

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(Issue #509) Listen To Your Heart: Physically and Emotionally


When what we do does not match who we are, we suffer. Pay attention to that which brings and sustains your life. The Physical. President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaimed February 1964 as the first American Heart Month. In part, his … Continue reading

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(Issue #508) Is Your Help Helping?


“If I knew a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life.”—Henry David Thoreau  “It brings me comfort and encouragement To have companions in whatever happens.”—Dio Chysostom Whether … Continue reading

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(Issue #502) Will You Dance Your Dance?


“Oh God, to reach the point of death only to find that you have never lived at all.” -Henry David Thoreau- With the beginning of the year comes the inevitable listing of ambitious goals. I have written about the difference … Continue reading

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(#389) Create Your Own Breaking Alerts!


Start small. Start local. Do nothing. In a recent edition of The Story of Telling, Bernadette Jiwa noted that a Google search of “how to create a sense of urgency” found nearly thirty-five million hits.  Yesterday, I typed in “breaking … Continue reading

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(#364) Your Legacy


Whatever you build, destroy, hand down, create, or undo will be your legacy. Legacy: Something handed down from one generation to the next; from one person or group to another. Whether for good or ill someone or some entity passed … Continue reading

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(#337) Don’t Be Defined By Your Past


Do we need to have a life-altering event to find peace? How do you find your place of peace? Have you found it? What if you could start over?   What if you woke up one morning and your world were … Continue reading

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