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Category Archives: habits
(Issue #515) Marbles
That got me thinking about a mindset for saving money. Are we encouraged by punishment or reward? Is losing your marbles beneficial or detrimental to your forward progress? In this case, I use marbles literally, not figuratively. The authors of … Continue reading
Posted in Discipline, financial literacy, Grit, habits Tagged accountability, discipline, goals 1 Comment
(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
Posted in awareness, common sense, Goals, Gratitude, habits, listening, resilience Tagged dreams, goals, listen to your heart, mindfulness, resilience 2 Comments
(Issue #498) 30-30-30-30-30-30-30
If you have no difficulty identifying, setting, and achieving goals, skip this post. I don’t want to get in your way. Pass it along to someone who can benefit from it. As I listened to someone speak about a big … Continue reading
Posted in action, Discipline, Dreams, Excuses, Grit, growth, habits, Life lessons Tagged critical thinking, discipline, goals, resilience 3 Comments
(Issue #490) Calling for Deliberative Dialogues.
Acknowledge common ground to build a more unified and proactive community. Every day we find ourselves bombarded by lots of talking. When fortunate, we get to hear and engage in real conversations. Speaking, listening, questioning, listening, responding, questioning, listening, and … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, Civility, collaboration, collective monolgues, Community, community development, confirmation bias, consideration, conversation, Critical Thinking, emotional intelligence, Gratitude, growth, habits, Mindfulness, mindset, resilience Tagged civility, common ground, community building, conversation, critical thinking, deliberative dialogues, dialogue, kettering, resilience 3 Comments
(#Issue 470) A Reminder About Noise
Are you adding to clarity or compounding the noise? How do you know? “The trouble with a great many of us is we know so many things that ain’t so.” -Josh Billings “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets … Continue reading
(#431) Pay Attention to the 360° View
If we gaze in one direction, toward the subject and the toward the subject only, we miss the full spectrum. On every sunrise beach walk, Roxie and I see people capturing the splendor of the dawn. Generally, with their phones … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, assumptions, awareness, Choice, community development, confirmation bias, Discipline, growth, habits, inspiration, intentionality, Life lessons, listening, Mindfulness, Personal growth, Personal Wellbeing Tagged assumptions, awareness, growth, perspective, resilience 2 Comments
(#421) Step Out, Stretch, and Experience
You make your partner look good. The scene is never about you…. When we learn we either acquire new skills and knowledge or modify old structures of knowing and doing. It helps us adapt, change, survive, grow, and thrive. The … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, awareness, Being REMARKABLE, change, collegiality, Communication, Discipline, Gratitude, growth, habits, laughter, teamwork Tagged awareness, change, collaboration, communication, laughter, respect, sharing, teaching and learning, teamwork 2 Comments
(#392) He Made Me A Better Version Of Myself
Charles, thank you for being there for so many of us. Thank you for reminding us of the importance of humility, hard work, personal fortitude, paying attention, listening, and mostly, being human. You made me a better version of myself. … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, Appreciation, change, coaching, collaboration, collegiality, Community, confidence, conversation, core values, Discipline, ethics, fitness, focus, fortitude, Gratitude, growth, habits, intentionality, life success, Reflection, Reflective practice, Relationship, relevance, resilience Tagged accountability, appreciation, collaboration, consideration, conversation, discipline, fitness, goals, gratitude, motivation, resilience, strength 3 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