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Be The River

After meditating I often journal, it is at these times that I do much of my very best writing. This particular piece was after meditating one morning. It is my new mantra for 2013, not only my mantra but the way that I will approach my life moving forward. You are the...

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The Evolution of Your Network

In this prompt I was to write about someone who has had the biggest influence on me this year and I have spent time really thinking about this. I realize that no one person has had a major influence on my life this year rather my “network” has influenced my life in...

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Chaos In the World of Business Networking

Referrals, leads, word of mouth, buzz marketing, viral marketing, networking, seven second introductions, elevator speeches, referral groups, business networking and social networking.  It all blends, causing confusion, misunderstanding and a muddied mess in the...

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Have You Niced Someone?

So this Smallbox Thinkkit challenge was to tell about a time that we NICED someone.  I love to do nice things unexpectedly, a little gift, a surprise, a kind word, whatever. The unexpected nice thing actually makes me happier than the person I do it for. Recently, I...

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What I Really Learned—Creating a Habit

Sometimes you just need someone to encourage you to do something that soon becomes a habit that you love. I learned to love walking and early mornings. I was inspired by my friend Adam, I gave him an audio book, A New Earth,at one of our coaching sessions. He told me...

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A Tweet Note To A Friend

The challenge from SmallBox Thinkkit was to send a Tweet to a friend. I made a commitment several years ago not to buy useless stuff for Christmas. Considering this holiday season and the crazy amounts of money that people spend on mostly useless stuff I thought this...

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Two TVs Talking

Who’s listening? There’s a lot of talking but little listening going on today. The TV media knows that we are not listening, they do everything in sound bytes. Politicians know we are not listening, that’s why they can promise the sun and moon and...

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Dreaming of the Next Global Adventure

I was raised by family who bounced from state to state because my Dad was in the Air Force, so I got used to moving to new places around the US.   The only person in my life who I knew had been out of the country was my grandfather when he was in the Navy.  It never...

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We Each Come to the Table with Talent

The challenge this time was: Try something totally different. Have something for lunch or dinner you don’t normally eat. Make up a new recipe. What did you come up with? I don’t really cook, so that did not work for me. But…..I am great at making new...

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No Traditions Please

This challenges was to write about what new tradition would we like to start this year. I have taken two days to consider this. Honestly, my answer might surprise some, but I do not want to start any new traditions. In fact I am not a big fan of tradition, shocking...

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