April 16 , 2018 /

TRANSITION

Transitions from one stage to another can be challenging for a variety of reasons.  Each of us differs in how we either plan for those or how we deal with them as they appear, whether on the horizon or suddenly in front of us. Two colleagues mentioned recently that they were in a transition mode

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April 1 , 2018 /

LIFE IS FRAGILE, UNPREDICTABLE

About six years ago I wrote the following article based on a letter to a friend of mine who was about to give a commencement speech.  For those us who have done that on more than a few occasions, we know that it’s hard to come up with something that’s worth listening to at a

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March 8 , 2018 /

WOMEN WHO INSPIRED

March 4 , 2018 /

D.Q. in 3-D

There is a lot of talk about emotional intelligence, popularized by Daniel Goleman in his book, Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More than I.Q.   If you have not heard of  D.Q. or “Desire Quotient” consider this. Stephen Covey, has four “Q’s” which are all described as intelligence – physical, mental, emotional and spiritual.  I

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February 18 , 2018 /

50 YEARS WORKING 10 LESSONS LEARNED

Imagine the following conversation: You:   You worked 50 years and only learned 10 lessons? Me:     Well, actually, I’m still working and I’m still learning. You:   What do you mean, you’re still working? Me:     What I said, I’m still working. I’m teaching, consulting, counseling, writing, speaking, doing whatever I want to do. You:   Wait a minute,

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February 5 , 2018 /

JUST SAY NO…to Retirement

Many people say to write about what you know and I will give that a shot here with the following thoughts and experiences and keep them brief and to the point. That’s a self-reminder not to get carried away and off on some other tangent that comes to mind while writing. It happens. You know,

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