Tag Archives: life success

(#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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(#360) Embrace Life’s Fragility


A reminder to appreciate. Attending the screening premier last week reminded me of life’s fragility. In a good way. Embracing the fragility recognizes that this part of the journey is limited.  The embrace, for me, brings appreciation and respect.  It, … Continue reading

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(#290) Life Fitness and Mental Discipline


How do you walk around in something you were born with and not know anything about it or not be aware of what affects it? Charles Bailey With December invariably come thoughts of New Year’s Resolutions—and just as inevitably, the … Continue reading

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(#268) P.R.I.D.E for Student (Life) Success


Choose well, my friend. QUESTION: What do you think would give first-year college students the best advantage for success when they arrive on campus? QUESTION: What do you believe would give new employees the best advantage their first day on … Continue reading

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(#237) Core Values


What guides your personal and professional life? This week’s blog post challenges us to examine what guides our actions. For the past several years I have become a lot more intentional about my direction.  I have always been goal directed—but I … Continue reading

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(#228) Motivation: What Gets You Going—and Keeps You Going?


Identify a motivational best practice you have used in the past. How can you apply this to a current dream you have? On the first day of class each semester, I ask my students to write their college dream into … Continue reading

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(#166) It Takes More than Academics to Succeed in College


I address this week’s blog post directly to college students. If you know one—especially a first-year or first-generation college student— please, pass this along. Nearly two decades ago, a math colleague of mine (Florida State College at Jacksonville, Downtown Campus) … Continue reading

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