Archive for the ‘Motivation’ Category

Childhood Memories

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

When Kathy’s parents moved into assisted living four years ago, at their request we brought back to our house furniture that had belonged to her grandmother. We also cleaned out her childhood bedroom… discovering her mom had saved a lot of things that once belonged to Kathy: grade school report cards; childhood books; high school […]

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Quote This

Friday, January 25th, 2019

Amidst this record-setting shutdown, each day seems filled with more negativity and uncertainty. Negativity about our elected leaders, our core values, our place on the world stage. Uncertainty about the economy, the climate, the future of our children. Rather than wallow in what could go wrong, I find it better to focus on what will […]

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More 2018 Lessons Learned

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Part II of II Here are more lessons I learned during the past year: Express Lane – Remember the Information Superhighway? That’s so last century. Web 1.0 brought us static pages. Web 2.0 provided interactive connectivity. Web 3.0 is here, and as Peter Diamandis noted in his November 18 ‘Abundance’ newsletter: “During the next 2 […]

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Lessons Learned 2018

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

Part I of II During the 14 years I wrote a monthly newsletter, the December issue focused on the ’10 Things I Learned’ the previous 12 months. While Fast:Forward ended a year ago, I am inspired to share these 2018 lessons: Experience Speaking – Last month during an alignment meeting, a boss gave this advice […]

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Counter Approach

Monday, November 26th, 2018

One of the many Cognitive Biases – errors in thinking when interpreting the world around us – is Self-Serving Bias. Defined as ‘the tendency to claim more responsibility for successes than failures,’ it can be summarized as judging myself by my intentions and judging others by their actions. When I mess up something, my typical […]

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