Category Archives: Empowerment

Taking responsibility for our destiny and not disabling our ability to change and grow

What My Custom-Made Blue Suit Heard and Saw


I had a suit custom made about 13 years ago. “Bespoke” is the way the British say it. Business Blue. “IBM” blue.  I had 2 others made at the same time, beige and gray. But BLUE was THE suit. 2 … Continue reading

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Six Issues that Squeeze Core Values


You firmly believe in Core Values. You have a great, well thought out set of them. Some for yourself, for your marriage, your family, your department, and, if you are the leader of an organization, for your entire group. So … Continue reading

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Is There a Flock of Canadian Geese in Your Future?


US Air Flight 1549 was on its initial climb out of New York’s LaGuardia Airport on its way to Charlotte, North Carolina when, 3 minutes into the flight, it struck a flock of Canadian Geese, causing a complete loss of … Continue reading

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5 Indications That You Have Tuned In to a Voice of Value


Many people are quite willing and ready to share their opinions with you. There are two problems with this. First, many people typically state their opinions as fact, and waste no time in letting you know that you ought to … Continue reading

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Sage Advice From Not-So-Ordinary People


I am usually in such a hurry to get to my To Do list items, that if I am not careful, I miss something really valuable. This weekend, my wife and I went down Redlands, Florida way to buy some … Continue reading

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Change – The A.W.A.R.E. Process


I have always wondered why it was so hard for me to change. When I say change, I am talking about changing stuff about me. For example, exchanging bad habits for good ones (or better ones), changing aspects of myself … Continue reading

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