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FINDING YOUR WAY BACK

I was reading a random article on the safest way to hike.  I don’t hike much but it looks like an attractive hobby. One piece of advice stood out.  It applies to our everyday lives. The risk was getting lost.  What do you do? Ms. Davis, the author, said don’t panic. “Remember, the mistake isn’t getting lost, but how […]

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CONSISTENT PEOPLE

“Consistency is the most important skill you can learn. Be known for it.” – Joe Holka Consistent people show up. You can set your clock by them. Consistent people do their jobs. They don’t need a quality inspection. They understand their roles and perform them. Consistent people interact predictably. No unexpected mood swings. No hypersensitive […]

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LEARNING FROM PAST MISTAKES

Dr. Henry Cloud, one of my favorite authors, says this: “Think of your past for learning, or to feel gratitude.  Never for punishment…. of you or anyone else.” Do you beat yourself up for what you should or could have done and didn’t? Do you carry around mistakes you’ve made longer than you should? Are […]

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DEFINING YOURSELF BY WHAT YOU LOVE

“Define yourself by what you love.” – Tim Minchin Ran across this Australian comedian Tim Minchin giving a commencement address to students at the University of Western Australia. He spoke of nine life lessons which were a bit unconventional but wise. Here’s the link to the speech:  https://youtu.be/yoEezZD71sc One of the lessons was the quote […]

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