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Category Archives: boundaries and limits
(Issue #596) Caregiver or Care Taker?
Caregivers have clear boundaries and limits.Care takers do not—and the results can be heartbreaking. ~~~~~ In his book, The Anger Solution: The Proven Method for Achieving Calm, and Developing Healthy, Long-Lasting Relationships, John Lee distinguishes between boundaries and limits. Two … Continue reading
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(Issue #489) Opportunities to Notice
The range of what we think and do Is limited by what we fail to notice And because we fail to notice That we fail to notice There is little we can do To change Until we notice How failing … Continue reading
(Issue #459) Resilience: Where Can You Make Changes?
This week’s blog post draws on the seventh, and final, core value from Community as a Safe Place to Land (2019). Resilience: The ability to connect adaptability, recovery, growth, and discovery. The Seven Core Values for Purpose and Growth provide … Continue reading
NOTE to my followers. This will be my last post for 2018. Next week in this space you will find my annual end-of-year retrospective. Thank you for following, commenting, and sharing my posts. I appreciate you. May you end … Continue reading
(#444) Mouths and Ears
Discourse. Dialogue. Debate. Diminished? In an interview with Bill Moyers, writer and political analyst Sam Tanenhaus addressed the challenge with current-day discourse or dialogue or debate. The people around the table “have many mouths but they don’t have many ears… … Continue reading
(#409) More with Less or Less with More?
If the “more-with-less crisis” is followed by another “more-with-less crisis” and yet another, simple arithmetic indicates with each “more” there is a lot “less.” And then that becomes the norm. Toward the end of my high school teaching career the … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, boundaries and limits, Critical Thinking, curiosity, leadership, Personal Wellbeing, resilience, Success, vulnerability, wisdom Tagged accountability, boundaries and limits, reflection, resilience, transformational leadership, wellbeing 1 Comment
(#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
Posted in boundaries and limits, change management, collegiality, Communication, decision making, Excuses, Failure, Integrity, intentionality, leadership, Life lessons, resilience, responsibility, self-awareness, self-efficacy, self-regulatory behavior, workplace bullies Tagged collaboration, collegiality, communication, ethical leadership, integrity, leadership, resilience, workplace bullies, workplace wellbeing 3 Comments
(#343) Reflect, Remove, And Replace: Focus On The Space
All of us have experienced times when one or more of the slices, sectors, segments, or spaces of our lives no longer seem to serve us. All of us are multi-dimensional beings. One wellbeing model divides our lives into six dimensions. When … Continue reading
Posted in Appropriate Behavior, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, Balance, boundaries and limits, Find Your Happy Place, health, intentionality, Life lessons, life success, Life's purpose, Mindfulness, mindset Tagged authenticity, awareness, balance, goal achieving, goals, intentionality, nourturing, purpose, resilience 5 Comments
(#308) Thanks. You’re Helping!
Laurie and I remain deeply indebted to many, many friends for their positive thoughts and love. I often incorporate into my posts personal experiences and stories with broader lessons and insights. This week’s post comes from the most personal of … Continue reading
Posted in Appropriate Behavior, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, boundaries and limits, Civility, common sense, courage, empathy, Friendship, health, Integrity, intentionality, resilience Tagged boundaries and limits, breast cancer, cancer, caregiver, compassion, empathy, resilience 10 Comments