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Oct
20
Strength From Weakness

Strength From Weakness

We all have the capacity to turn our greatest weakness, the thing that holds us back, into our greatest strength.
1 min read
Oct
13
Assuming is Dangerous

Assuming is Dangerous

"It is always better to ask questions than to make an assumption, because assumptions set us up for suffering."
1 min read
Oct
06
Let Your Colors Show

Let Your Colors Show

On a walk today I saw the exact tree pictured above. My immediate thought was that we're all like trees
1 min read
Sep
29
Living the Dream Life

Living the Dream Life

Take at least a moment every day to truly appreciate what you have. We're very lucky.
1 min read
Sep
22
Celebrate by Making the Connection

Celebrate by Making the Connection

I speak often of the concept of celebration, but until recently, I wasn't sure what my definition for celebration was.
2 min read
Sep
15
Ask Yourself First

Ask Yourself First

Choosing to ask ourselves these questions instead of seeking an immediate answer is difficult, but I find it to be a worthwhile exercise.
2 min read
Sep
08
Start With a Flashlight, but Bring a Hammer

Start With a Flashlight, but Bring a Hammer

Instead of assuming that one factor led to a certain result, use the flashlight to gain the perspective needed to make an honest evaluation of what happened and how to improve moving forward.
2 min read
Sep
01
Checking the Box

Checking the Box

Today I am again checking the box and showing up, just not quite in the way I want to. Lately
1 min read
Aug
25
Park Downhill

Park Downhill

What will you do today (and tonight!) to give yourself the best chance at making tomorrow great? As our CEΦ
2 min read
Aug
18
The Message of Your Actions

The Message of Your Actions

Today while perusing the fantastic Optimize wisdom I came across the title of a book I had never seen before:
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