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Erosion

A friend and colleague just sent me this piece and although it was written 25 years ago, (sorry, I don’t have the source), it rings true today. I erode my Inner Woman (Man) when: ~only accomplishments gratify me ~symbols of … Continue reading

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A New Way of Thinking

Have you ever noticed that when some very successful person steps off the hamster wheel of the driven life they have created, it is usually because they have had some epiphany, crisis or illness that makes them re-evaluate how they … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Stay True to Yourself

A recent article listed the top 5 regrets of people who were in the last stages of a terminal illness.  These regrets had nothing to do with unfulfilled bucket lists but rather reflected regret that the truly important things in … Continue reading

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Let’s Square Off

When we think of squaring off we often think of getting into fight posture.  And for the most part, people seem to be doing a lot of squaring off these days whether they are politicians or posting on social media … Continue reading

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Marathon plus a sprint?

Michael Harris in his Harvard Business Review Blog asks, “would you ask someone who had just finished a marathon to sprint?” The answer seems like a no-brainer .  Of course not!  Someone who has just finished a marathon is exhausted … Continue reading

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Who’s Sorry Now?

Years ago I found myself saying ‘sorry’ to everyone for almost everything.  At the time I was working for a group of physicians and one of them took me aside one day and asked me why I was so quick … Continue reading

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Feedback

Someone once said that the universe is a feedback mechanism.  It’s an interesting concept, isn’t it?  As I thought about it I began to see many different ways in which we get feedback if we are open to it. For … Continue reading

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