Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures

Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures

February 2011 Archives

The Thing You Think You Cannot Do

Famously Eleanor Roosevelt insisted, “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”  Eleanor elevated herself above her fears by lifting her thinking into the realm of what is possible. Do you have someone in your life who inspires […]

The Non-Caloric Kind Of Chocolate

Our lives are simply a succession of nows.   (taken from PROMISES TO MYSELF, Conari Press) Cocoa calmly greeted me as I step out from the post office. Cocoa was an uber friendly chocolate Labrador Retriever. I was buzzingly busy with […]

I Have To Disagree With You…

Embrace your convictions without apology.   (quote from PROMISES TO MYSELF, Conari Press)   “Well, I’m sorry, but I have to disagree with you…” Conflict is not at the top of many people’s list of favorite things.  There are times when […]

In The Year 2248

Extend your hand with the strongest reach.  (from PROMISES TO MYSELF, Conari Press)   I’m carried a letter dated December 26, 1772 around in my journal for the month of September last year.  Did the author of this letter have […]

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Courage Doesn't Always Roar
Everyone comes to a time in their work or life when they would benefit from help.  This is my time. I am asking for your support and sharing of this significant Kickstarter Campaign.

posted 6:58:39pm Oct. 25, 2014 | read full post »

Your Vote Matters
IF YOU ARE TEMPTED to think casting a vote doesn't matter...think on this:  Marian Wright Edelman, founder of the Children's Defense Fund, was the first black woman admitted to the bar in Mississippi (1965).  She said in I DREAM A WORLD, " People would do their voter registration and they would be

posted 1:26:53pm Oct. 16, 2014 | read full post »

Do You Dread Your Monday?
Maybe this is the week you ask a little of your employer. Or a lot! Mondays come with a sense of dread for a lot of people. Numbers of people haul their hips to a job they hate, and do work that holds little meaning

posted 1:25:14pm Sep. 22, 2014 | read full post »

A LIFELONG Leadership Story
Taken from LEAN FORWARD INTO YOUR LIFE, Conari Press, 2007, Mary Anne Radmacher From early in my childhood I heard my father recount a story which typified his management and leadership style. The building in which he was a graveyard-shift foreman had sheet metal for a roof.  It was a good thing

posted 12:18:42pm Jul. 29, 2014 | read full post »

REMEMBER AND DO WHAT MATTERS

posted 2:54:50pm Jul. 20, 2014 | read full post »


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