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Category Archives: Words and Action
(#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
(#398) We Are Where We Are
“We are where we are, however we got here. What matters is where we go next.”—Isaac Marion The New Year inevitably brings resolutions. Just as inescapable are posts about those inexorable goals for the next 12 months. We generally hear … Continue reading
Posted in Anxiety, authenticity, awareness, Balance, Choice, Goals, Integrity, intentionality, Life lessons, priorities, resilience, wisdom, Words and Action Tagged action, confidence, failure, goals, improvement, intention, positivity, self-improvement Leave a comment
(#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
Posted in action, Anxiety, awareness, Discipline, Excuses, Failure, fitness, focus, fortitude, growth, initiative, Integrity, Mindfulness, Motivation, organization, Personal growth, potential, priorities, Priority management, Words and Action Tagged budgeting, discipline, excuses, exercising, later, priorities, procrastination, regret, remorse, saving, stress, time management Leave a comment
(#266) Challenging the Status Quo
We have to remember what we learned in our formative years: “Know what battles to pick.” Great advice unless you never seem to choose a battle. I was recently asked what kind of advice I would give to the new … Continue reading
Posted in Being REMARKABLE, boundaries and limits, change, Choice, Civility, confidence, courage, creating your future, fortitude, influence, inspiration, Integrity, leadership, Mindfulness, Personal growth, Personal Wellbeing, wisdom, Words and Action Tagged bravery, change, courage, fortitude, grit, integrity, leadership, mindfulness, mindset, resilience Leave a comment
(#253) Bridging the Gap: The Stories We Tell Ourselves and the Stories We Live
Stories we tell ourselves vs. stories we actually live. What stories are you telling yourself? For years I’ve been using a professional and personal growth exercises with my students and audiences. Start with one piece of paper and a pen … Continue reading
(#235) What Are You Doing For Game Film?
“If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.”—Yogi Berra Legendary football coach Paul Brown receives credit for being the first football coach to use game film. He believed the film would help expose the weaknesses … Continue reading
Posted in confidence, Mindfulness, Reflection, Reflective practice, wisdom, Words and Action Tagged journaling, kaizen, mentor, reflection, reflective practice, yankees 5 Comments
(#135) 2012: The Year of Gratitude
Silent gratitude isn’t very much use to anyone. -Gertrude Stein- About a year ago I read The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy. One of the many life success strategies Hardy described was a gratitude journal (of daily entries) he had written for his … Continue reading
(#117) Say What You Mean. Mean What You Say. Do What You Say.
Sometimes watching political campaigns is like watching a middle school class election. (But that might be too hard on the middle schoolers.) I am sure you have often heard people speak words that they don’t back up with action. Whether … Continue reading
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#43 What We Say, We Become
On August 22, 2010 I posted a blog titled “Are there words we should NEVER say–and who makes that decision.” The point of the post was to examine hurtful words–and whether or not there was a line that should be … Continue reading
Posted in Words and Action 7 Comments