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A Toast! To You!

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” — Henry Stanley Haskins, Meditations in Wall Street, 1940 “What did I do to deserve this?” The answer to that big question lies … Continue reading

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Two Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Go To Bed

“Life is never so busy that there is no time to serve.” — Author Unknown Tonight, after your busy day, when you lay your head down on the pillow, ask yourself two questions, “Who did I help?” and “How did I … Continue reading

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Feedback. The Power To Motivate.

“The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t being said.”   — Author Unknown When you hear the word ‘evaluation’ you may think of what a coach gives to a player, or what a manager delivers annually to … Continue reading

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Who’s Missing?

“The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” — George Santayana, The Life of Reason Ever watch co-workers try to figure out who’s missing so they can start a meeting? It always takes a few seconds to remember that Fred is on vacation … Continue reading

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What’s Your Timescale?

“Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow, Creeps in this petty pace from day to day” — William Shakespeare The transit of Venus has given us all a chance to reflect on the limited scope of our daily existence. This article on … Continue reading

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Feedback Not Failure

“There is no failure.  Only feedback.” — Robert Allen I’d like to give a shout out to my fellow members of Silicon Forest Toastmasters. When my power point presentation failed miserably today, not only were they able to look past all … Continue reading

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“Grandmas never run out of hugs or cookies.” — Author Unknown For those of you who are in District 7 Toastmasters, I’m sure you’ve already met our newest International Speech Champion – Ryan. Last Saturday, against some very tough competition, balancing … Continue reading

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