4th of July 2013

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                        4 times a year we celebrate a Patriotic Holiday. Traffic going and coming everywhere  Hurrying to enjoy a great day     Of celebrating our freedom   From tyranny, oppression and terrorists.     Jars of ketchup, mustard and hot sauce on … Continue reading

Careering on a Monday…

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It’s not what you achieve, it’s what you overcome.  That’s what defines your career.  Carlton Fink It’s Monday.  I’m sharing a number of food for thought quotations on having a Career.  Feel free to share with me your favorite career … Continue reading

What are you driving at. . . ?

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Golf is a game that is played on a five-inch course — the distance between your ears.   Bobby Jones May 31st was a good weather day in Scotland for Golfer, Andrew Dodt.  He shot not only one, but two holes in … Continue reading

Team Fairness

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A person who treats another with fairness, generosity, courtesy. . . .     Definition of the word sportsman* One value we all appreciate and want to live by in our lives is fairness.  No matter if our hair is short or long, if we speak … Continue reading

Monday is here…

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It’s the beginning of April on this chilly and sunny morning in the Midwest. I’m hoping all of the items on my checklist for today get crossed off.  There is only one meeting this afternoon and all things being equal, I … Continue reading

Spring’s Eve in your Career

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It’s the Eve of the Spring Equinox and we reflect on where we are in our Careers.  One thing we are most certain about, is that we communicate every day.  We speak, we write, we are seen listening, we communicate with … Continue reading

Are you ready to “double it?”

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It’s the first full week of March, and many communities are working on their resillient nature. We’ve got more snow and we’re prepared. We’ve listened to the weather reports and set our alarms earlier to deal with the elements of … Continue reading

What Bridge Do You Cross?

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Following a Presentation Meeting last Saturday, I decided to walk some 10 blocks West to where I parked my car. I was greeted with a phenomenon you don’t often see everyday — one of the great bridges in Chicago, rising … Continue reading

Spirituality and President’s Day

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Spirituality and President’s Day? It isn’t often we consider our former President’s as being spiritual. Yet our Forefathers definitely were. Perhaps because they led our Nation in time of war, their thoughts turned to a presence, greater than themselves. Separated … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Cookies, Radishes and an Emotional Audit

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While catching up on my reading, I located a link to Leadership Development News on Voice of America Radio. A title intrigued me: “Cheaters, Derailers and Building Resilience.” This program aired on February 4, 2013. The hosts of this 58 … Continue reading