Posted on October 16, 2014

If It’s Not Easy, You’re Probably On the Right Track

It can be tempting sometimes to look for the easy road, the comfortable path, the guaranteed outcome. But I’m not sure that life works like that (and I’m not sure that it should). So, remember, if you have to work hard to get it, it’s probably ...

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Posted on October 15, 2014

Pointless Parenting

A few weeks ago, I saw a dad trying in vain to deal with his 3-year-old girl who was trying to look through the window of her big sister’s classroom. “Matilda come away from there, Matilda come away from there, Matilda come ...

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Posted on October 14, 2014

If It Looks Like an Opportunity

If it looks like an opportunity. If it feels like an opportunity. If you suspect in any way, shape or form that it’s an opportunity. Then it’s an opportunity. So don’t miss it. Don’t hesitate. Don’t create excuses or redefine the ...

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Posted on October 14, 2014

E. B. White’s Letter of Hope

In 1973, E.B. White, the author of Charlotte’s Web and Stuart Little, received a letter from a fan expressing his dismay at the world and concern for the future. This is White’s timeless and brilliant response: Dear Mr. Nadeau: As long as ...

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Posted on October 10, 2014

The Gloomy Frog – A Story About Being a Victim

Photo by Mamboman1 via Flickr Freddie the frog was hopping past a pond when he heard a loud sigh. He stopped and saw a sad looking frog named Frank sitting on a lily pad. “What’s wrong?” Freddie asked. “Life is so hard here on this pond,” ...

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Posted on October 9, 2014

Small Actions, Massive Impact

One small note of thanks… One small smile… One small word of encouragement… One small act of kindness… One small prayer… One small affirmation… One small coaching tip… One small gift… Each of these seemingly small things can have a ...

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