Tag Archives: Opportunities

How The Feeling Of Busy-ness Inhibits Opportunities

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas A. Edison There’s being busy. Then there’s feeling busy. And they are two entirely different things. I have a theory that our level of actual … Continue reading

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An Empty Chairlift

An empty chairlift is an opportunity missed. It was an opportunity for a son and father to spend a day together doing something the son desperately wanted to do for a long, long time. It was an opportunity for a … Continue reading

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A Few Ideas On How To Follow-Up After Volunteering

“Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso Follow-up is action. And action is the foundation to success. No matter what kind of volunteer activity it is, it’s up to us to take action afterwards. It will … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 298 – Sign Me Up!

“Words are but the signs of ideas.” – Samuel Johnson I signed up today. It was my first day to update the reader board at my daughter’s school. It was remarkably easy and only took about 20 minutes to do. … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 233 – Seeing The Unseen

(All posts are from my hometown of Perry, Iowa where we are vacationing for the next week) Spent a good part of the day getting my mother a new iPad and getting her setup so she can connect to the … Continue reading

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