Category Archives: Personal Development

Practice is over. Hit the trail… literally.

Watching talented people perform is a great joy. Not just the classical pianists, and violinists, and rock guitarists; but pretty much anyone who has honed their craft, art or sport to near perfection. Ever watch an artist take brush to … Continue reading

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Hitting RESTART on Your Thought Process

It’s interesting how the computer industry has so effectively adopted many of our everyday words. There’s talk of viruses, worms, defaults, firewalls, domains, portals, peripherals, and the list goes on and on. All perfectly good words, both inside the computer … Continue reading

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The Empathy Milestone

Ever heard of Theory of Mind? It’s one of those complicated concepts often discussed by philosophers, but for our purposes today, we’ll consider it to be the ability to “put oneself into the shoes of another.” Or more accurately, the … Continue reading

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Whoa… Am I Invisible?

Ever get the feeling that nobody’s listening to you, that maybe you’ve even become invisible? Start a story and people just look over your shoulder at something more important, or the ultimate – just walk away as if you’re not … Continue reading

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Consider taking more risks in 2013

Circus elephants are incredibly powerful animals, and yet they’re typically confined to a small area by nothing more than a tiny chain around their neck that’s connected to a stake in the ground. As baby elephants, they were held captive … Continue reading

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Losing Weight This Year?

The most popular New Year’s resolution each and every year is to lose weight. Don’t deny it. You’ve been there, and if you’re still going through the virtually pointless exercise of creating New Year’s resolutions, LOSE A FEW POUNDS has … Continue reading

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Perseverance: Life or Death?

There must be thousands of stories telling us how important it is to keep on keeping on. Never, ever quit. If you don’t succeed at first… and on and on. In most instances, our desire to quit a project we’re … Continue reading

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Always a Better Way

Do you remember your very first “a-ha” moment? Not that time when your kindergarten teacher got right in your face to explain something and it finally clicked. No, I’m talking about that moment when

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