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In Others’ Words: Never Walk Back

In Others’ Words: Never Walk Back

  Progress is not about how fast you are going, but it is most definitely about forward motion. We almost always equate progress with success — although sometimes that is debatable — and sometimes we also believe success has to happen quickly. Hence, the term “overnight success,” which is an oxymoron in itself.  I’ve achieved some successes in my life and I’... Read More »

In Others’ Words: Thinking about Freedom

In Others’ Words: Thinking about Freedom

As we celebrate the 4th of July today, I’m always thankful for the freedom we share as Americans. And I’m also thankful for those military men and women — past, present, and future — who defend our freedom.  Read More »

In Others’ Words: Living Expectant

In Others’ Words: Living Expectant

How often do we look for our big opportunity somewhere out there — expecting the thing we’ve been waiting for to show up tomorrow, or next month, or even next year? With a “somewhere out there” focus, what kind of right-here-right-now opportunities do we miss? The danger? Being so intent on tomorrow’s possibilities we overlook what’s happening today. Lessons to ... Read More »

In Others’ Words: Is Change a challenge an opportunity or a threat?

In Others’ Words: Is Change a challenge an opportunity or a threat?

I like change a whole lot better than I used to. I guess growing up does that to you. I’m not who I used to be — and I’m thankful. And, if I have anything to say or do about it, I won’t be the same person a year from now. I clung to who I was for a long, long time. Habits. Thought patterns. My identity. Wrong thing to do, that. Once I realized that who I was needed to grow ... Read More »