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Doubt or Faith

Are you living in doubt or living in faith? This question was posed today during a Christmas pageant. Since it caused me pause, I thought I’d share it with you.  While I think the intent of the question was grounded … Continue reading

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Judging…

This afternoon I was out and about running errands.  At one store there was a teenage boy looking all “bad-ass” with his thick chains, his pants hanging low, his cap on sideways, and walking with all the swagger a teenage … Continue reading

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Giving credit for success

If you’re a football fan, and perhaps, even if you’re not a football fan, you know that Reggie Bush, for the first time in his career, rushed for over 1,000 yards in the regular football season for the Miami Dolphins. … Continue reading

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Assumptions…

I have always been fascinated by human behavior.  Sometimes I’m intrigued, sometimes I’m fascinated, and sometimes I’m dumb-founded!  Today, this morning, I was dumb-founded (I actually wrote this in October and just found it in my draft file).  Here’s my … Continue reading

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Get Organized Using the 3 D’s…

Today my time management skills were tested when I conducted a 10-minute workshop on time management!  I actually finished with 30 seconds to spare.  Anyway, some of what I talked about in the workshop, I thought I’d share here… You all … Continue reading

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Common Courtesy

A woman contacted me on the premise of telling me she read some of my articles posted on a leadership blog I write for and wanted to discuss them.  So she calls me and the very first thing out of her … Continue reading

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Being Underestimated

A recurring theme I’ve noticed in recent conversations and even on television is on the topic of underestimating people and underestimating yourself.   It really started during a conversation with a youth baseball league coach who commented on how many parents … Continue reading

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Hope and Faith

The other day I was reading along when these two sentences a few pages back kept going through my head, “Hope Anticipates. Faith believes.”[1]   I had to set the book down to really think about those two seemingly very simple … Continue reading

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Become a better listener

 After writing the last blog entry, “Do we listen enough” I thought I’d offer some additional tips on improving one’s listening skills: Tips to be a better listener  So how can we continue to develop our listening skills?  The following are … Continue reading

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Do we “listen” enough?

One of Winston Churchill’s quotes comes to mind when I think about the topic of listening:   “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”  When we listen, … Continue reading

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