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December 22 – Simple, but not easy. Is that the product of genius?

December 22. “Genius is the ability to reduce the complicated to the simple.” (C. W. Ceram) (Note- I found an error in the graphic below, and have updated the post as a result. It is now correct.) I don’t fancy … Continue reading

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December 21 – The gentle snowflakes of advice, versus the hammer approach

December 21. “Advice is like snow – the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.” (Samuel Taylor Coleridge) Have you ever been hit over the head with advice? I am sure … Continue reading

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December 20 – Trying to be creative when I am outside my comfort zone

December 20. “Problems are nothing but wake-up calls for creativity.” (Gerhard Gschwandtner) In some parts of my life, I can be a fairly creative problem solver. In other parts of my life, I see problems as heavily reinforced concrete walls … Continue reading

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December 18 – Putting my whole heart into things

December 18. “Wherever you go..go there with all your heart.” (Anonymous) There are days when I feel like my heart just isn’t in whatever I am doing. Usually it is when I am at work, but it can be almost … Continue reading

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December 17 – They follow our examples

December 17. “The young do not follow our preachings – they follow us.” (Robert Brault) When my children were young, we always put a high value on the dinner time conversations in our house. My wife and I would ask … Continue reading

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December 16 – Taking on responsibility to become successful

December 16. “In the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have is the ability to take on responsibility.” (Michael Korda) There are some days when I just want to go to work, do my job for 8 … Continue reading

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December 15 – Setting the bar high to grow and achieve

December 15. “Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.” (Ronald E. Osborn) The other day I wrote about the idea of setting goals for the new year. At work I will … Continue reading

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December 14 – The balance between preparation and worry

December 14. “The bridges you cross before you come to them are over rivers that aren’t there.” (Gene Brown) I have been known to worry in life. Some who know me will see that as an understatement. I have always … Continue reading

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December 13 – Having the discipline to turn my dreams into reality

December 13. “Dreams get you started; discipline keeps you going.” (Jim Rohn) In the next few weeks, many people will be making New Year’s Resolutions. Come January 5th (the first Monday of the New Year), the gym where I work … Continue reading

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December 11 – Breaking bad…habits

December 11. “Habit is stronger than reason.” (George Santayana) I remember when I was in Catholic grade school, one of the nuns who taught us described the difference between virtue and vice. In her description, a virtue was a good … Continue reading

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