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Tag Archives: life success
(Issue #528) Writer’s Block? Probably Not.
There have been days when I felt like I could not even write out a grocery shopping list. Inspired this week by Anne Lamott. One a quote. And one a book chapter. First the chapter from her work Bird by … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged accountability, awareness, discipline, dreams, life success, resilience, self-efficacy, vulnerability 4 Comments
(#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
Posted in Appropriate Behavior, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, change, change management, Choice, empathy, focus, fortitude, Friendship, habits, health, Life lessons, practicality, priorities, Priority management, resilience, Success, vulnerability Tagged awareness and assumptions, balance, change, change management, choice, free will, habits, life change, life coaching, life hacks, life success, resilience, well-being 3 Comments
(#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
Posted in Appreciation, awareness, Goals, life success, relevance Tagged appreciation, awareness, experience life, fragility, life success 6 Comments
(#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
Posted in assumptions, awareness, Balance, Discipline, fitness, fortitude, Goals, Grit, habits, health, information literacy, mindset, Motivation, Personal growth, Personal Wellbeing, Physcial health, resilience, self-efficacy Tagged awareness, balance, choices, discipline, dreams, goals, integrity, life success, motivation 5 Comments
(#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
Posted in Balance, Choice, Excellence, focus, fortitude, habits, Integrity, Life's purpose, Passion, Purpose, Reflective practice, resilience, Student success Tagged choices, discipline, equilibrium, integrity, life success, passion, purpose, resilience, student success Leave a comment
(#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
Posted in core values, Goals, life success, Life's purpose, professional development Tagged core values, goals, life success, professional development, significance 4 Comments
(#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
Posted in Dreams, Goals, Life lessons, Motivation, Personal growth, Reflective practice, resilience Tagged goals, life success, motivation, resilience, self-talk, student success, visualization\ 5 Comments
(#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
(#156) Putting Action Behind Your Intentions: A Call To Action!
Ask yourself this question: “What one action, if I take it today, will get me closer to my goal?” One problem with professional development activities is follow-through. The program can be dynamic, the speaker engaging, and the audience tuned in … Continue reading
Posted in creating your future, Critical Thinking, Dreams, Goals Tagged action, contentment, critical thinking, dreams, goals, happiness, life success 3 Comments
(#153) Who Is Responsible For You?
Want a better life? Then take the next step. -First-Year College Student- Before I facilitate any workshop, I find it invaluable to invest a few hours speaking with the folks with whom I will be working. It helps build a … Continue reading
Posted in responsibility Tagged life lessons, life success, power, responsibility, success, will 6 Comments