Tag Archives: words

(#287) It Could Be Worse. Comparatory Suffering?


For me, comparatory suffering creates its own issues. My suffering is mine. Yours is yours. Does it really help to compare it to someone or something else— while denying the feelings in front of you? You’ve heard them. Probably have … Continue reading

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(#202) Obstacles to Goal Achievement


Stating or writing a goal is the easy part. The work is found in making a plan, executing that plan, and re-calibrating along the way. Information on goal setting can be found in the business success literature, leadership manuals, student success classes … Continue reading

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(#149) Are You Unique? Well, Isn’t That Special!


Demonstrate what you have done (what action you have taken) rather than getting caught up in hyperbole. Words matter. What we say, how we say it, why we say it, and when we say it create a message.  Whether you … Continue reading

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(#142) One More Word to Censor?


Are there words we should never say? Are there words we should never hear? And who makes that decision? Back on August 22, 2010, I posed the following questions on this blog: Are there words that we should NEVER say … Continue reading

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