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The Hidden Giant

“A fox looked at his shadow at sunrise and said, “I will have a camel for lunch today.” And all morning he went about looking for camels. But at noon he saw his shadow again—and he said, “A mouse will do.” – Kahlil Gibran, The Fox Walking on a beach at sunset earlier this week,…

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The Upward Spiral

“One of the major problems that arises when people work to become more effective in life is that they don’t think broadly enough. They lose the sense of proportion, the balance, the natural ecology necessary to effective living.” — Stephen Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (all subsequent quotes are also Covey’s) I’m…

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You Only Need to Know

“Great minds have purpose, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortunes; but great minds rise above them.” – Washington Irving Washington Irving was right on the mark with this observation. Imagine if he’d lived to see people staring at their phones all day? There are so many distractions today, and never…

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Happiness and Work

“In order that people may be happy in their work,these three things are needed:they must be fit for it;they must not do too much of it;and they must have a sense of success in it.”– John Ruskin Where did the day go? You wonder such things when you have a whirlwind day that keeps your…