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Tag Archives: passion
(Issue #562) Sacrificing Self For Space?
Do we have encouragement to be bigger, bolder, brighter, and better? Perhaps you have heard reports (like this one) of one COVID consequence: People looking for bigger homes. They no longer feel they can fit into their space. So they … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged finding your self, growth, passion, resilience, self-awareness, self-love 2 Comments
(Issue #539) They Share. We Share.
Online resources have the capability to be symbiotic. In preparation for a webinar I will facilitate next month, I did an Internet search for “online resources for college students.” Google came back with nearly three billion. Billion. That’ll take a … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged action, awareness, collaboration, community, passion, purpose, relationships, resilience 2 Comments
(Issue #536) Inspirational Hatchling
It did not let a force bigger than itself keep it from its goal. It did not quit. A lesson taught. A lesson learned. ~Roxie~ In 2019, Roxie (my canine companion) and I came across a lone sea turtle hatchling … Continue reading
Posted in Goals, growth, Life lessons, resilience Tagged discipline, goals, motivation, passion, priorities, purpose, resilience, self-efficacy 3 Comments
(Issue #532) For What It’s Worth
Nobody’s right if everybody’s wrong. -Stephen Stills- What consequences evolve when lines drawn in the sand become immovable walls? We could say the walls reflect the non-negotiable values that people stand up for and believe. A moral code. Opposing walls … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged assumptions, collaboration, critical thinking, growth, leadership, passion, priorities, resilience, self-efficacy, vulnerability 3 Comments
(#325) Don’t Let Anyone Steal Your Lunch Money
Don’t let anyone deny who you are. I have often joked with friends not to let anyone take their lunch money. For me, it has been an off-handed reminder to them not to let anyone take advantage of their good … Continue reading
(#317) Finding Your Passion Is Just The Beginning
Once we discover what we feel is our passion (or at least, our interest that could become a passion), the work has only begun. One day in class, a thirty-something student raised her hand to ask a question about my … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, creating your future, Critical Thinking, Discipline, Dreams, focus, fortitude, Goals, Grit, growth, habits, Passion, resilience Tagged accountability, dreams, effort, fortitude, goals, grit, growth, passion, perseverance, persistence, resilience, self-efficacy 1 Comment
(#303) Give Your All Stars the Spotlight
Find a way to let your colleagues share what they are proud of and how they do it. At times, the execution of appropriate recognition can move from the sublime to the ridiculous. I remember years ago sitting in a … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, awareness, Being REMARKABLE, branding, Gratitude, Life lessons, Passion, Personal growth, Personal Wellbeing, Reflective practice, retrospective, teamwork, Values and virtues, wisdom Tagged appreciation, authenticity, branding, corporate training, employee recognition, faculty development, goals, gratitude, growth, motivation, passion, public speaking, reflection, remarkable, resilience, staff training, teaching, teaching and learning, team building 1 Comment
(#298) Do You Have “Hell, Yeah” Goals?
When you establish new goals, consider these four components. Give your goals a second R.E.A.D. During one of my recent podcast recordings, film producer Pepper Lindsey posed an intriguing question: “What does success look like to you?” (This podcast will air on … Continue reading
Posted in Appropriate Behavior, assumptions, awareness, Balance, Being REMARKABLE, branding, confidence, core values, courage, creating your future, Dreams, fortitude, Grit, growth, habits, life success, Life's purpose, little pleasures, Motivation, Passion, Personal growth, Relationship, relevance, tenacity Tagged career, career coaching, courage, curiosity, fortitude, goals, joining a team, life coaching, logic, motivation, passion, personal branding, resilience, well-being 24 Comments
(#295) His Heart Created A Wonderful Life
Stay healthy and hug a little longer. A few days ago, the world lost a wonderful soul. My friend (dating back more than 40 years to our college days) Royce Duncan made the transition from this world to what lies … Continue reading
Posted in Friendship, humor, Mindfulness, mindset, Passion Tagged appreciation, community, friendship, humor, joy, loss, love, passion, respect 3 Comments
(#286) Seeking Passion? Embrace Curiosity!
Be curious about your inspiration…curiosity will lead to your passion. In June of this year, I treated myself to a four-day solo retreat. I spent those days reacquainting myself with a manuscript I had written fifteen years ago. Fifteen years! … Continue reading
Posted in Being REMARKABLE, Communication, Dreams, focus, fortitude, Life lessons, mindset, productivity, resilience Tagged creative writing, curiosity, dreams, Elizabeth Gilbert, growth, motivation, passion, resilience 8 Comments