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regardless of circumstances

For me ... until her passing in 2014 ... Maya Angelou was just a poet that had an opportunity to share her words at Bill Clinton's presidential inauguration in 1993. Since then, I've been inspire…
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human calming

"It’s wonderful, right? It’s what we all want. We want that time, that attention, that calm, soothing presence from somebody else." Years ago, I drove into my neighborhood to a new street sign... 'T…
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i see you

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." Margaret Mead | 1901 - 1978 | American Cultural Anthropologist…
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back to the breath

“The lack of focus is why we have a lack of greatness.” Jerry Seinfeld | 1954 – | American entertainer There's something you can and should be focusing on right now ... especially if you have…
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tom hanks on the process

“I think a long time ago, I learned how important it was to show up a little bit early. Be ready to go, you know? And to respect the whole process, and I think that you could respect the whole process…
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our 1st question

What can I do to make it better? I typically share that question as the first thing people should ask themselves when they find themselves in a bad work environment (tough people, mind-numbing work,…
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tough days

"One's feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results." Florence Nightingale | 1820-1910 | English pioneer of modern nursing This is…
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being a grown-up

Without taking into account the many variables (maybe hundreds of variables) that can impact a person's life throughout (and those variables that can impact a person's life on any given day or week),…
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prerequisiting

"You have to be the person before the job is offered to you." Thomas Keller | 1955 - | American chef & restaurateur Keller's thought is from a short video during an interview in 2019 celebrat…
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