Category Archives: Personal

Day 14,673 – Using the future tense

Check your tenses if you want to lead.  I’ve been recently really paying attention to word choice that people use, and am finding that those who I respect and inspire me, are primarily using the future tense.  Those who seem to want to prolong the problem, are using past tense. This makes sense, doesn’t it? 

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Day 14,659 – Contingency Planning Isn’t Motivational

It came to my attention, through feedback, that I have a tendency to contingency plan situations before efforts even start on the main plan.  At first I took this feedback and felt like responding “you’re welcome” because I felt by doing this I was doing my part to find solutions for problems we yet to

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Day 14,657 – Plants and personal growth

Here is my general approach to personal growth. Remember that people are like plants:  You can help them grow but you can’t change what they are. I believe that we don’t need to motivate each other to be “better”; we each already want to be the most full version of ‘us’ that we can be. 

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Day 14,654 – Counting the days

I wanted to shift the writing and tone of this blog, and wanted to start to write in a day counting approach.  This idea is intent that each day we are learning from the one before it, on our own unique journey.  Using a calendar and the date is something common to all of us,

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