An Important Question – May 1, 2021

LEARN A LITTLE:An Important Question How would you answer this question? “If, at the end of the day, you could have more of something than you had when you woke up, what would that be?” When asked a question similar to the one above, Charlie Munger, a billionaire,...

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Open and Honest Communication – April 1, 2021

LEARN A LITTLE:Open and Honest Communication I realize that the title of this blog is almost a leadership cliché, but I would like to share some thoughts about the importance of the concept. Has the thought occurred to you as leaders that what we do is messy? In fact,...

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Principle of the Thirds – March 1, 2021

LEARN A LITTLE:The Principle of The Thirds You may have heard of the rule of thirds as it pertains to photography, but the principle of the thirds being shared here pertains to the nature of organizations and human dynamics. I have no statistical research to support...

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Two Trips to the Dumpster – January 1, 2021

LEARN A LITTLE:  Two Trips to the Dumpster I have often talked and written about taking out the trash, thoughts regarding the need for us to take out the garbage of our minds–especially as it relates to negative talk about ourselves and containers of smelly pessimism....

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Emotional Expression – October 1, 2020

LEARN A LITTLE: On Emotional Expression I was talking with a friend recently who shared the frustration that she was experiencing with her boss. It turns out that he exhibited what we sometimes call “flat affect,” communicating neither positive nor negative emotions....

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R U K M – September 1, 2020

LEARN A LITTLE:R U K M Recently I received an email that invited me to register for a professional training opportunity. The title intrigued me. It was on Compassion Cultivation. At first, I thought it was a joke – someone was kidding me. But that wasn’t the case. My...

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Laying Goals – August 1, 2020

LEARN A LITTLE:Laying Goals I have been thinking a lot about goals lately. Goals are indeed important in our lives because they help motivate us, organize us, prioritize the desires of our lives and allow us to advance our ambitions. But sometimes people forget that...

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