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Do You Know Your Employee’s Engagement Language?

Back in 1992, Gary Chapman wrote The 5 Love Languages, a book that wonderfully and easily shared that we all feel loved in primarily one of 5 ways. Knowing our love language and the love language of the important people in our lives helps us better understand how to share what we need and how … Continue reading

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What If Every Day Were Thanksgiving?

Holidays help us focus. In our busy and distracted lives we stop and notice something – mothers, fathers, religious events, new years and a day to be grateful. It seems ironic that we would have “a” day to be grateful. Science and religion agree that being grateful does amazing things to our bodies, minds, communities … Continue reading

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Be Adaptable – The Key To Success In A Changing World

Life throws things in our way – roadblocks. We start something only to find that we can’t seem to achieve it, connect with it, finish it, make money from it, stay in relationship with it – have things go the way we want. The way to thrive – and to be ready for life – … Continue reading

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To See A Genius, Look In The Mirror

You are a genius. No, I am not talking about your IQ. And I am not talking about whether you work for Apple. You are a genius because you are amazing, talented, inspiring and extraordinary. You are all these things. Me too. Maybe we haven’t figured out how to live them yet, but we are … Continue reading

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Replacing the Bathroom Faucet Game Me A Powerful Life Lesson

We got a new faucet for the bathroom – it was such a deal that it was impossible to say no. Replace the bathroom faucet on a pedestal sink – easy peasy. The old fixture was leaking but still wasn’t that old and everything is open and easy to get at – should be a … Continue reading

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Help Your Kids Learn How To Dream

Our dreams inspire our imaginations – and our imaginations are the key to constantly improving our lives and our world. As Neville states, “By imagination we have the power to be anything we desire to be.” Dream to imagine, consider and create. Think of the imagination that shows in the music of Mozart and Beethoven, … Continue reading

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Test Your Limits To See What You and Your Kids Are Made Of

Important lesson for our kids: Sometimes you choose to test your limits; sometimes life tests them for you. You choose to test your limits when you volunteer for a project that will require the best in you, leave home to study for a year in a foreign country, train for a marathon or triathlon, follow … Continue reading

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Teach Your Kids How to Choose Another Thought

You see someone that others have told you is a jerk so you share a negative comment about the person with your friends. Someone makes fun of something about you. You make up something hurtful about them and spread it on Facebook. You look in the mirror and are disappointed with the way you look. … Continue reading

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Sometimes The Best Thing A Parent Can Say Is Nothing

Parents tell. It’s what we do. We have been on the planet longer than our kids so we think we know what they need and how they need it. Over-parenting – our parents did this. Their parents did this. It’s easy to see why it still happens. And I’ll agree that there are times when … Continue reading

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The 5 Best Life Lessons I Learned From My Dad

This week marks 4 years since my dad passed away. Though we have long accepted his passing and have moved on with our lives, I am reminded of the lessons the significant people in our lives share with us. So as my family and I specifically remember Dad this week, I share his remarkable wisdom – … Continue reading

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