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May simple wave from your car lead to more friendliness

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

May simple wave from your car lead to more friendliness

It happened as I was driving down a quiet country road. I didn’t know a soul. It was all right, because I felt insulated inside my car. There was an approaching car just ahead. I looked straight...

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Answering the call is a chance to be a conduit of goodness

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Answering the call is a chance to be a conduit of goodness

My telephone alerted me to an incoming call. I looked down to see who it was and felt a warm rush through my chest as soon as the name flashed on the screen. Because of my relationship...

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Make time to take an account of the progress you’ve made

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Make time to take an account of the progress you’ve made

It was hard to see. So, he pushed his large, fuzzy, black head between the fence slats for a better look. “Oh, you came to say ‘hello?’” I said as I walked over to rub its protruding...

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Let’s not waste our lives being chased by feared imaginations

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Let’s not waste our lives being chased by feared imaginations

Merlin, my Welsh Corgi, and I were walking toward the barn on a cool, quiet morning on our way to feed. The cows were hungry; I could tell as soon as we approached, and they began to...

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Trust in a relationship can boil down to consistency and timing

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Trust in a relationship can boil down to consistency and timing

The grass all around me was dark green, thick and tall. It should have been. It was spring and the weather had provided an almost perfect pallet for ardent growth. Some of that weather was now raining...

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My grandson taught me how to measure age beyond numbers

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

My grandson taught me how to measure age beyond numbers

Some people are young when they become grandparents. Some people are not. Am I speaking of chronology here? You might think so. And, I’m sure you understand that almost no matter how one looks at age, chronology...

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Could questions be the key to overcoming obstacles we face?

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Could questions be the key to overcoming obstacles we face?

Bruce Dunning is a negotiation expert and business coach. I marvel every time I work with him, because he can develop a personal relationship with everyone he talks with faster than anyone I’ve ever met. Even at...

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Work through steps to rebuild confidence after a setback

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Work through steps to rebuild confidence after a setback

“He’s lost his confidence now, so we need to build it up again.” —Wayne Quarles I sat at the side of an outdoor riding arena as Wayne Quarles coached three girls and their horses. It was a bright...

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Let’s discover we have more in common than differences

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Let’s discover we have more in common than differences

We were friends. We were of different political persuasions. And, he taught my daughter and me the lesson of a lifetime. It all started as my daughter was visiting me at my office. My friend, who was...

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Create a home team advantage just like U of U gymnasts do

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Create a home team advantage just like U of U gymnasts do

I looked across the floor and saw a familiar sight:  Twelve young women were standing together watching their competition and listening to the roar of the crowd. Their faces had begun the transition to realized defeat. It was...

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