Category Archives: Priority management

(#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

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(#400) Do We Live In A Post-Fact World?


Perhaps we live in a time when the question to ponder becomes, “If a fact is offered and it is not ‘liked,’ is it a fact?” Have we morphed into a post-fact world, as one source states, “in which virtually … Continue reading

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(#371) Your Life. Your Choices.


What do we choose to allow into our lives? What do we dismiss from our lives? On a friend’s recommendation, I bought Traction: Get A Grip On Your Business. The author lays out a simple premise, “If you’re not happy … Continue reading

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(#270) Have You Spent Time With Ida Ownly?


A relationship with Ida Ownly has no future other than one of contrition, remorse, disappointment, and heartbreak. You know Ida Ownly, don’t you?  I’m sure you (like me) have spent some time with her. And when we do it generally … Continue reading

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(#234) Are You Waiting for It?


You don’t wait for a goal—you work for it.  Perhaps you have heard someone say something like, “I have been waiting for this all my life!”  A student says, “I have been waiting for the day I get my degree.”   Or … Continue reading

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(#231) Rookie Mistakes and Life Lessons


The takeaway for me is not that we made errors but we have taken time to reflect and grow. We just passed the halfway point of our semester.  It is a natural reflection point to examine where we have been … Continue reading

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(#120) Are You Intentional About Your Growth?


While I cannot control or manage the ticking of the clock, I can manage my choices.  I manage my priorities and, thus, I manage my life. I have written on this blog in the past about priorities ((#100) Milestones: Endpoints … Continue reading

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