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Tag Archives: boundaries and limits
(#409) More with Less or Less with More?
If the “more-with-less crisis” is followed by another “more-with-less crisis” and yet another, simple arithmetic indicates with each “more” there is a lot “less.” And then that becomes the norm. Toward the end of my high school teaching career the … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, boundaries and limits, Critical Thinking, curiosity, leadership, Personal Wellbeing, resilience, Success, vulnerability, wisdom Tagged accountability, boundaries and limits, reflection, resilience, transformational leadership, wellbeing 1 Comment
(#308) Thanks. You’re Helping!
Laurie and I remain deeply indebted to many, many friends for their positive thoughts and love. I often incorporate into my posts personal experiences and stories with broader lessons and insights. This week’s post comes from the most personal of … Continue reading
Posted in Appropriate Behavior, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, boundaries and limits, Civility, common sense, courage, empathy, Friendship, health, Integrity, intentionality, resilience Tagged boundaries and limits, breast cancer, cancer, caregiver, compassion, empathy, resilience 10 Comments
(#277) Thriving in the Thin Place: Becoming Our Essential Selves
Thin places represent those spaces that help construct (or maybe deconstruct) meaning in life. Before recording any of my podcast episodes, I take time to help the guest and myself discover the direction we would like to see our conversation … Continue reading
Posted in boundaries and limits, Connection-Disconnection, focus, growth, Integrity, life success, Life's purpose, Mindfulness, mindset, Passion, resilience, vulnerability, wisdom Tagged boundaries and limits, Celtic tradition, growth, heaven and earth, meaning, mindfulness, peace, resilience, spirituality, thin places 2 Comments
(#264) Manage Your Energy. Maximize Your Productivity
What small step can you take this week to set your agenda, manage your energy, and accomplish the most important thing on your radar? In last week’s post I briefly noted the concept of ultradian rhythms. These 90-minute full-on work … Continue reading
(#213) Your Drama Ain’t My Drama!
When you come face-to-face with a drama queen/king, what do you do? Toward the end of one semester, I had my students working on a specific task in small groups. I moved from group to group asking questions, providing clarification … Continue reading
(#163) Foster Civility-Nurturing Gratitude
Make the world a better place this week with one more act of civility and one more act of gratitude. In preparation for an upcoming webinar, I reacquainted myself with some excellent books. Each one has timely—if not “timeless”—strategies to … Continue reading
Posted in boundaries and limits, Civility, Gratitude Tagged boundaries and limits, civility, energy vampire, gratitude, happiness, non-violence, positive 3 Comments