Be Nice

Be nice. Such a simple statement. Such profound advice. Several times last week, I was reminded of the huge difference it makes when someone is simply pleasant. Gracious forgiveness for my late arrival. Sincere appreciation for a small favor. Personal note of encouragement. Words of affirmation that were specific. Door … Continue reading

Curiosity More than Passion

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I am a curious person. I always want to know how someone has become who they are at present…want to know their story.  I love google and I grab my phone or computer, often in the middle of conversations, to find out the meaning or location or etiology or image.  … Continue reading

Don’t Get Stuck On Stupid

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From a sermon recently, two statements rung true. The first: Don’t get stuck on stupid. The topic was the Prodigal son….or, actually, the older son who couldn’t budge from his perspective of his brother not deserving a feast.  It made me think about what stupid things I might get stuck … Continue reading

Managing People, Managing Time

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In my coaching and training business, this is one of my key skills, helping people learn to better manage people and manage time. Managing People, Managing Time Both require being mindful and aware of other people.  Much of my perspective is from training our children to, hopefully, be mindful and … Continue reading