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Tag Archives: assumptions
(Issue #616) Create a Call-In Culture
On the way to clarity, we establish connections, and we enhance chances to establisha “Call-In Culture.”~~~~~ A previous post on this blog stated, While simple dichotomies may be deceptively simplistic, they can provide a starting point for conversation and movement. Each day … Continue reading
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(Issue #615) Have You Run Out Of Songs?
Like my hunt for an agent, if I stop listening and creating,I doubt the muse will start typing the next manuscript for me. ~~~~~ Ever feel like your creativity well has gone dry? It could be creativity for dinner menus … Continue reading
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(Issue #610) Taking Ownership of Your Self-Care
“Taking care of yourself” does not have to equate witha “lack of character, responsibility, and commitment.” ~~~~~ A quote I posted this week on my Facebook page (with one of my morning sunrise beach photos) conjured up two memories: one from the … Continue reading
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(Issue #601) The Hypothesis of Generosity
So, I pulled myself off the too-often-climbed-on ledge of self-righteous upsetand took a deep breath and waited. ~~~~~ “Where are they?” Like most craftsmen and service people, when I made the appointment I was given a two-hour block as to … Continue reading
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(Issue #597) Whackin’ Your Thinkin’
We let go of cherished ideas and begin to seek new waysof thinking, listening, collaborating, and doing. ~~~~~ Ever feel hemmed in by your own thinking? Or better still, do you even recognize that your habitual patterns may have short-circuited … Continue reading
Posted in Creativity Tagged assumptions, awareness, creativity, leadership, motivation, resilience 3 Comments
(Issue #593) What You Want to Be or What You Want to Do?
Remain curious as you connect your passion, purpose, and pursuits. What might you be denying? What is your true self? What is your true identity and what is a mask? Where is the thin place that may help you gain … Continue reading
Posted in Life's purpose, Purpose Tagged assumptions, awareness, dreams, growth, purpose, resilience 1 Comment
(Issue #592) Me or Us?
A functioning community provides a safe place for its members to explore, learn, fail, and grow. That requires the community members to make room for aspirations beyond their own (self-centered?) biases. ~~~~~ Energy practitioners believe the fifth energy chakra—the Throat … Continue reading
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Issue #589) Fill the Gap
When we reach out to fill a gap in our community (large or small) what we do issee a need, acknowledge that need, and act to address that need. Scrolling through my Instagram feed, I saw a re-post of the … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged action, assumptions, community, mentoring, resilience 1 Comment
(Issue #586) Good, Not-So Good, and Why (x5)
Go beyond listing a goal statement.Before acting, make sure you understand the why of your what. I have written separate posts on this blog about bright spots, not-so-bright spots, weak signals, and the five whys. Today, let’s look at how … Continue reading
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