3 SKILLS OF EXCELLENCE

Life Skills. Imagination. Imitation. If we don't teach, we cheat our students because they don't learn skills to win. The life of a deadly serious basketball coach is no different than the diehard Lieutenant. Think you can lead the troops door-to-door...

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LIFE LESSONS FROM VINCENT VAN GOGH

TO QUALIFY TO BE A CRUCIAL OTHER THEY MUST HAVE A PROVEN TRACK RECORD. Few historical figures inspire me, enlighten me more richly and speak to my inner core than the best artist the world has ever known in my...

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ANCHORS IN MY LIFE

The photo is a crafted pewter anchor. Following a lifelong tradition buying a treasure to help remember the experiences I purchased this keepsake in Nova Scotia (New Scotland). Like a ship or boat I need reliable anchors in my life. Fishing on...

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CROWELL ON SECOND GUESSING 

The second of two WOH's on the destructive habit of second guessing oneself. The biggest little word in the English language is the word "if." Two letters that can make a big impact.  "If" can be used in various ways: 1. An...

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REFRESH TO BE REFRESHED

A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed. - Proverbs 11:25 Racket ball, handball, and squash initially are very difficult games to play until you learn a critical skill. Unlike all other ball games, these games you let the ball go by and then play them...

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COMMITMENT TO WHAT? TO WHOM?

Commitment begins with an act of the will. The difficult challenge is the choice to decide to make the commitment. 50 years ago I learned we have only three choices. Yes, no, or Maybe. These are the only three options. Do...

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PUPPY LOVE

What if people loved other people like people love puppies? What a wonderful world it would be. Puppies are like people in so many ways. Puppies and people need oxygen. Puppies and people need water. Puppies and people need good food. Puppies and people...

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ULTIMATE TRUTH OR ULTIMATE LIE

If my life is dedicated to the proposition that Jesus was the ultimate truth teller, then my belief system is based on the most profound story ever told. It is a story of the ultimate miracle. The ultimate truth story...

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DEALING WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE – APPRECIATE AWESOME PEOPLE!

A human flaw is our overpowered magnetic attraction to negativity. Negative people disrupt and influence us more easily than positive people and the beautiful energy force we receive from them. Why is this?   Following the Crowell 80-20 rule, 20% are...

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DESTINY

Knock, knock! Who is there? Destiny, I've been expecting you. -Bolt Destiny is what one can become, as opposed to what one is at the present time. Michelangelo saw the David in his mind before he began chiseling a large slab...

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