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your money hours

"Rich enough not to waste time." I've always loved that line. Unfortunately, it was delivered by the bad guy in the movie Wall Street (1987) and mixed in with a little too much 'greed is good' me…
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when we drop the ball

I do not understand what I do.    For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do. Those words are from the apostle, Paul. I think about them often ... especially in tho…
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a back-to-school kickoff idea

10 words to help you do 2 things… Close your back-to-school kickoff event in a way that helps your faculty and staff better focus on the big picture reason for their work. Help your facul…
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perspective

Do you see it? I came across it last week. It’s my new centering reminder when I let myself get caught up in my own drama (and the new background image on my phone … a…
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top 11 wasteful thoughts

Top 11 'drag you down, get in the way of good things' thoughts to eliminate from your day...Defeatist (accepting, expecting, or being resigned to defeat)Cynical (contemptuously distrustful of hum…
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earn the disappointment

My son didn't make the cut. A solid round of golf trying to qualify for the junior state championship ... 1 stroke kept him out. That night, when the disappointment started to ea…
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offended

Occasionally, our thoughts and ideas here at InspireYourPeople.com annoy people. That may surprise you given what we create and publish. It used to surprise me, but given the large number of peop…
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about last night...

“I wish it wouldn’t have happened in some ways. Now I say, ‘Well, it bought us a ticket here. So be it.’” Tony Bennett | Head coach, UVA men’s basketball team (on last year’s o…
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1 way to end a meeting

There’s a psychological concept called The Peak-End Rule. Daniel Kahneman and Barbara Fredrickson are the best-known people behind the idea. Bottom line: We tend to judge our experiences…
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