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This is the first “working” day of 2013.  I have looked back.  I have looked forward.  I have set my intentions and established my goals/intentions/visions.   In that process, I discovered this essay that was a reflection on what I’ve learned […]

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I like to call my obligations, requirements, promises, “things to Do,” – Targeted Completion Dates. Years ago I stopped using the phrase, “deadlines,” for many reasons.  Not only do I react to the history of the word and how it […]

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My simple joy to share with you today is this:   REMEMBER WHAT MATTERS?  …DO THAT.   mary anne radmacher

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I’ve said, “If I’m not on fire, it’s not urgent.” I mean it.  And I repeat that to myself on a weekly basis.  It is so easy to get wrapped up into a false sense of immediacy.  Another set of […]

This is the January page from my 2012 Datebook/planner.  It is available for sale at maryanneradmacher.net and at brushdance.com Conventional wisdom dictates that if we take small steps toward a large dream or project…those small steps of DOing will eventually […]

Your dreams must grow with you. A friend wrote me after yesterday’s post and said it had never occurred to her that she needed to allow her dreams to grow along with her. Certainly there are fundamental structures in our […]