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(Issue #567) Purpose: Collecting or Connecting Dots?


None of us knows for sure where we will be in 10 years or 10 days.Are you marking time or making a difference with your time? We all have a purpose. Sometimes, though, we might have a difficult time defining … Continue reading

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(Issue #566) I Will


Seventy years ago, Marie and Dominic had dreams.One reaching beyond and the other attempting to create a comfort zone. As you read the beginning of this post, you might think it is a sad and dreary remembrance. It isn’t. If … Continue reading

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(Issue #563) Your Future Self


What do you want to say to your Future Self? In 2012 I discovered a tool to help my students challenge themselves and then hold themselves accountable for that challenge. The site: FutureMe. In short, FutureMe allows users to craft … Continue reading

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(Issue #555) Tags And Quotes To Ponder


Ten concepts that help guide us. Blog posts typically have “tags” associated with them. The tags connect blog topics over time. Think of them as an index to find common concepts and themes. Below you will find the Top Ten … Continue reading

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(Issue #553) A Blogger’s Retrospective for 2020


May you create, share, and savor powerful moments in the coming year and beyond. Video recommendation for the week: A short gratitude note from me to all of you who have read, shared, and commented on my blog posts.  I … Continue reading

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(Issue #550) By The Numbers


Be aware of  and understand the assumptions you make when establishing your goals. So, we’ve made it to the last month of 2020. You might feel like you need a long hot shower or an extended meditation retreat. Or a … Continue reading

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(Issue #546) What If?


The what if mindset can end up creating an emotional vulnerability that leads to debilitating self-doubt. A creative writing strategy consists of two words to help a writer build suspense, give depth to character personalities, and provide unexpected plot twists. … Continue reading

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(Issue #545) Predictability. Adventure. Risks.


What might be driving us forward, holding us in neutral, or pushing us in reverse? Ever feel like you need a news fast? Or just a different—and perhaps a more optimistic—view of life? Not a false view of the world … Continue reading

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(Issue #531) Questioning Normal


What is it? What was it? Will it return? And maybe more importantly, should it return as it was? During the last four months, certain words and phrases have become commonplace references. Like: Abundance of caution Crazy times Essential Flattening … Continue reading

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(Issue #530) The Lesson of the Handyman


Getting your stuff done! This blog has addressed the topic of procrastination.  Whether in the boardroom, faculty room, classroom, church hall, town hall, or community center, it can derail plans, goals, and dreams.  We do well to remind ourselves that … Continue reading

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