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Bu-Bye 2016. Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet!

Bu-bye 2016. May 2017 Be Your Best Year Yet
For many, 2016 has been a year of losses. Whether politically, celebrity death-wise or personally. I, too, have had a year of losses. Yet, I’m grateful for so much. My children,…

Grieving Tools Revisited

 
Early this AM, my wonderful sister-in-law, Patti, passed away. She was an inspiration to all who knew her even in death. I ran across this enewsletter edition from August 6, 2012. It still has relevance. Whatever losses you’re dealing

Lying: A Bigger Epidemic Than Zika

There seems to be an outbreak of lying. I won’t set foot in the political arena. That’s too easy. But, how about Ryan Lochte the Olympic swimmer?
OK. An athlete is allowed to get drunk after he’s finished his Olympic…

Tell Your Own Story or When In Doubt, Leave It Out!

Tell Your Own Story or When In Doubt, Leave It Out
The recent Melania Trump alleged plagiarizing of Michelle Obama’s speech uproar prompted me to write about three points we all need to take seriously. There is no political intent…

TED Talk Revelations #1

Being involved with a TED Talk event is chock-full of exciting experiences, lessons, people, and revelations.
I’m still processing all my thoughts following the culminating TEDx Mile High event on June 25th at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver.…

Time Famine II: Are you hungry for more hours in your day?

“All my possessions for a moment of time.” That’s what Queen Elizabeth said as she expired in 1603.  Liz had time famine even though she didn’t have to respond to 127 emails. It’s amazing how much time it takes to…

Time Famine: Manage Your Activity

Time saved can’t be stored in Tupperware(®) to drag out when you crave a few minutes. Instead, concentrate on spending your time effectively. You can’t manage time. You can only manage your activity.

Limit your to-do list to 10 items.…

Are You Passionate or A Mercenary?

“What day is it?”
“It’s today,” squeaked Piglet.
“My favorite day,” said Pooh.” 
― A.A. Milne
There are mercenaries in our midst. Winnie The Pooh is not one of them.
Ric Taylor of touchbasecounseling.com…, told me about employees who

Content Without Delivery Falls Flat

Emily Dickinson said of a writer, “She has the facts, but not the phosphorescence.” This could describe many speakers. They have content, they have statistics, they have data, they have fancy slides. But, without delivery skills, their content misses making…

Civility, Flowers and Yoga: Where have they gone?

Pete Seeger’s song, Where have all the flowers gone? was written in 1955. As the verse goes, “Where have all the flowers gone. Long time passing. Where have all the flowers gone? Long time ago. “
This song came to…