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Category Archives: creating your future
(Issue #499) The View from the Rainbow Bridge
As the dog looks back, she sees life as it was before she got to the bridge. Memories. Pet lovers embrace the concept of “The Rainbow Bridge” where person and pet will reunite in the next world. The story has … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, awareness, change management, Choice, creating your future, Discipline, feedback, growth, Life lessons Tagged goals, legacy, lessons learned, life lessons, pet therapy, resilience 5 Comments
(Issue #483) Think in Reverse
Ask yourself what you need to do to create what you do not want. Wasn’t it Einstein who said that if we keep doing the same thing and expect different results, we’re idiots? Well, I’m sure he didn’t use the … Continue reading
(#418) Helping A Village Find Its Voice
Listen and respect one another. Find your voice. Use your voice. Pursue your rainbows. We have heard that the village raises up a child. What do we do, however, if the village has inadequate infrastructure, health disparities, high crime and poverty, … Continue reading
Posted in acceptance, accountability, action, Appropriate Behavior, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, Balance, change, Choice, Civility, collaboration, conversation, core values, creating your future, Dreams, empathy, information literacy, Integrity, leadership, Relationship, relevance, resilience, vulnerability, wellbeing Tagged awareness, collaboration, community, dialogue, dreams, rainbows, relationships, resilience, respect, vulnerability 3 Comments
(#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
Posted in accountability, Appreciation, authenticity, Being REMARKABLE, Choice, creating your future, Failure, Friendship, Goals, resilience Tagged authenticity, goals, growth, resilience, wellbeing 1 Comment
Narrow the focus and help yourself understand what does or does not serve and nourish your soul. I have a quick four question survey I ask audiences to complete for me. It asks them to consider what we did during … Continue reading
Posted in Appropriate Behavior, assumptions, authenticity, Being REMARKABLE, change, change management, consideration, creating your future, curiosity, Life lessons, Mindfulness, self-awareness Tagged assumptions, authenticity, awareness, consideration, goals, reflection, resilience, self evaluation 1 Comment
(#407) Are You Just Doing Stuff?
We can easily get caught up in the “noise” around us if we allow that to happen. The wrong things end up pushing the right things to the side. An upcoming speaking engagement reminds me of a truism when it … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, action, authenticity, awareness, Connection-Disconnection, consideration, creating your future, Critical Thinking, Goals, growth, Priority management, Words and Action Tagged goals, growth, priorities, Priority management, reflective practice, resilience, self-efficacy, time management 1 Comment
(#396) Circle the Wagons?
Rather than circling the wagons, maybe we should let the horses run. NOTE to my followers. This will be my last post for 2017. Next week in this space you will find my annual end-of-year retrospective. Thank you for following, … Continue reading
Posted in Appropriate Behavior, Being REMARKABLE, Choice, creating your future, lifelong learning, Mindfulness, Purpose, resilience Tagged awareness, goals, life, mindfulness, resilience 7 Comments
(#391) Hotdogs, Weak Signals, and Promising Practices
What signals need to be heeded for the future? How can you move “best practices” to “promising practices”? One legend holds that a baseball scorecard salesman introduced the hotdog to the baseball park. The story unfolds in 1905 when Harry … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, creating your future, Critical Thinking, curiosity, habits, Reflection, Reflective practice, resilience Tagged awareness, communities of the future, critical thinking, future, patterns, patterns and structures of education, reflective practice, resilience, trends, weak signals 8 Comments