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“10% Happier” by Dan Harris: Part Three

When you lurch from one thing to the next, constantly scheming, or reacting to incoming fire, the mind gets exhausted. You get sloppy and make bad decisions. I could see how the counterintuitive act of stopping, even for a few … Continue reading

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“Always Leave the Office on Time” by Dr. Abdul Kalam

  Resources control our lives. Money is the most tangible of these resources but so often we forget that we trade our most valuable resource for money, and that is our time. Much like real estate, there is a finite … Continue reading

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Darius Foroux and 25 Things About Life

I guess I like checklists because the following 25 items provided by Darius Faroux in his post “25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago” each have their own value and merit for thinking more about … Continue reading

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A Life Worth Living and Knowing It

I re-read this excerpt from one of my recent blog posts, “How Successful People Think: Part Two,” and I think it is worth repeating. Everyday how we live our lives is a reflection of who we are, were, and who … Continue reading

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“Mindset” by Carol Dweck

Honestly, this book disappointed me. I don’t know if it’s the author’s writing style, but in the end I felt that from beginning to end each chapter was just a repeat of the one before it. Predictable sums it up. … Continue reading

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Ephemeral Misery

This too will pass… nothing lasts forever… especially all nite ‘ups.

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“Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t” by Simon Sinek: Part Two

Oxytocin in the chemical that helps direct how vulnerable we can afford to make ourselves. My favorite definition of love is giving someone the power to destroy us and trusting they won’t use it. Simply seeing or hearing about acts … Continue reading

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