Tag Archives: Going Beyond Your Comfort Zone

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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My Attempt At Generosity Day

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’ ” —  Mary Anne Radmacher Generosity Day, a Valentine’s Day reboot, is everywhere! It is here … and here … and … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 238 – Give Time Or Make Time?

(The next few days, I will be posting from the road as my son and I drive back from Iowa to Oregon. Tonight we are in Billings, Montana)  Twice today, I chose giving my time rather than making time. As … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 211 – Those Little Cash Register Donation Boxes

Took the kids swimming this afternoon. It was followed by a change in attitude. After a thorough pruning in one of our local swimming pools, the kids talked me into going to Uwajimaya, an Asian grocery store. As children often are, … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 206 – Talk With Teenagers, Not At Them

Tonight, after a lousy night’s sleep, a five-mile run, and a long day at the office, I went with my kids to Sky High Sports – 100 trampolines a Dodgeball court, foam pits and all kinds of other good ways for the youngsters … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 192 – For The Greater Good

Not a lot of very innovative giving this Independence Day, but hopefully valuable to the family nonetheless … Took a long afternoon bike ride with my son … cooking supper on the barbecue tonight … and in spite of my … Continue reading

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