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October 18 , 2011 / Posted by Gary Gruber / Uncategorized / No Comments

“Sunrise, Sunset”

Sunrise, 7:09 AM – October 12, 2011  Abiquiu, New Mexico The light, just before the sun comes over the horizon, is pure and clear when there is not a cloud in the sky and no pollution to filter this amazing light. It’s one of the many reasons artists, photographers and others come to northern New

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October 9 , 2011 / Posted by Gary Gruber / Uncategorized / No Comments

No Virtue in Being Busy

I receive at least a dozen or more emails, telephone calls or messages each week (I don’t text) that are filled with comments about how busy someone is and I am often guilty of the same kind of remark.   And for those who must travel for work, that adds a layer of time consumption, creating

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October 3 , 2011 / Posted by Gary Gruber / Uncategorized / No Comments

Fussing About “Thought Leaders”

So I read something earlier this morning about thought leaders, tweeted it and there it rested for moment until I said, ok, I’ll write a blog.  Ever notice how so many people now start out by saying, “So….?”  It must be the transition from the experience of being constantly connected and streaming consciousness and what’s

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October 2 , 2011 / Posted by Gary Gruber / Uncategorized / No Comments

LEADING IS…

I have been using the following idea recently at the end of my email messages: “Leading is building collaborative energy, listening, asking questions, discerning, and helping groups move forward with a purposeful, shared vision.”  There are six main points in that statement about leading, perhaps too many to digest in one quick reading.  However, here

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September 29 , 2011 / Posted by Gary Gruber / Uncategorized / No Comments

Social Media Mom Outs Sons

How about the Tennessee mom who posted a scolding on Facebook aimed at her two sloppy sons and in so doing revealed that their residence did not qualify them to play on the high school football team where they had transferred recently?   Regardless what you might think about some of the silly state athletic association

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