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MAKING A GOOD PROCESS BETTER

A “lean” parable: I go to airports a lot. Some folks like to get to the airport early.  I don’t. My goal is to get there as early as necessary.  No sooner.  I think it’s “lean” not to spend extra time in airports. I’ve gotten my routine down.  It works well for me.  I have […]

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SUCCESSFUL AND SELF-FULFILLING ATTRIBUTES

Dr. Henry Cloud is a writer and speaker I admire.  I recently found this list of attributes that he says are apparent in people living meaningful lives. Gratitude: People who actively develop an attitude of gratitude and express gratitude regularly are happier people. Positive Thinking:  People who guard their thinking and whose thinking is rooted […]

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GROWING IN THE FACE OF CHALLENGES

Healthy organizations grow and change. These days change ramps up.  We grow and change at such a fast pace; it can be a bit unsettling. Fastballs come faster.  Curveballs break sharper.  We increasingly find ourselves facing tougher challenges.  We increasingly make more mistakes as we try to keep pace. Our mindset in the face of these challenges […]

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A MODEL TEAMMATE

I am a Tim Tebow fan. As a Florida Gator fan, I watched him win national championships (I like winning) while expressing himself humbly (I admire humility), providing unparalleled leadership (leadership is necessary for teams to succeed), and demonstrating extraordinary perseverance (overcoming adversity is part of life). I have to admit I was a “doubter” […]

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