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The Vast Difference Between Managing and Leading

Originally posted on Lead Today:
Leading and managing are seen as nearly identical, interchangeable words by most people. Even people who should and must know the huge difference often don?t. That?s why I write about the difference several times each…

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A Letter to Ryan

Originally posted on pineapples_matter:
Dear Ryan, I hope you’re doing well. I got into college at UC Merced for Computer Science Engineering! It’s quite a ways away from San Clemente, but I’ve since gotten used to the drive. It’s…

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In the Pursuit of Happiness

“Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.” ~ Jim Rohn Too often we miss the moments in our lives that lead to the ultimate goal. Working with different personalities gives me perspective … Continue reading

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Explore

“Don’t be afraid to explore; Without exploration there are no discoveries.” Deng Ming-Dao Every day provides an opportunity to explore. We get one shot at this life and regret at the end should not be the target. Tell yourself: ‘I will … Continue reading

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Stress

Stress in life is inevitable…how we deal with it is our choice. Crows looking into our house through the skylight after watching the movie The Birds ~ stress becomes a photo opportunity. Have a safe Halloween and beware of the … Continue reading

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Transition

Autumn is a time of transition, summer is over, kids return to school, the days are shorter and there is something in the air that feels like change. It’s not easy at first, but as we transition into our new … Continue reading

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Listening

Ways to listen with compassion, understanding and intention: Be present and give speaker your full attention. Don’t drift off into your own thoughts. Show interest, be generous, encourage the speaker.  Make eye contact, nod. Listen with your heart as well … Continue reading

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Success

Success is a journey with multiple peaks and not just one pinnacle.  The challenges and setbacks are all part of our journey to success…

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Write Effective Email Messages

Show readers that you value their time by writing effective Email messages. Fill in the subject line with a concise subject to help readers sort through messages. Put most important part of your message first so it will be seen … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge ~ The Golden Hour

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