What Do YOU See?

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Are you feeling bored?  Do you want work that interests you? I have worked with lots of people who say: I’m bored with what I do. I’ve lost interest in ____. I’ve always done the same thing; I don’t know where to begin looking for something I’d love to do. If you’re one of those people, pay attention! My father was a small town pediatrician.  When I was a teenager …
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On Your Mark, Get Set . . . On Your Mark, Get Set . . .

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Growing up in the hot South, I spent hours at the swimming pool.  I learned to dive from the side of the pool and soon graduated to the “low board”.  In those days before concerns about legal liability brought it to an end, there was a “high diving board” at the pool, some ten or more feet above the water. I remember going up the high board for the first …
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Seeing Patterns

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The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results – Einstein. My coach, yes and I do have one, gave me an exercise.  Every morning, I take a few minutes and review the previous day.  Still in my nightgown, on the sofa or back porch, I just jot down quick responses to the following questions: What worked yesterday? What didn’t? How is my …
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Declaring YOUR Independence

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July 4th is the Declaration of Independence of the American colonies from England declaring their rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.  It goes on to list all those actions taken by the Crown to limit the Colonies. In honor of Independence Day, you can free yourself.  What are YOU going to declare your independence from? A job which stresses you without rewarding you? A prejudice towards new/different …
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