Tag Archives: Change Management

It’s my fifth time, but I was caught off guard

Many years ago, while working overseas, I attended a conference for ex-pat women dealing with change. Various speakers and panels shared their stories, tips and resources. I remember one line from all the many talks we listened to that weekend. “I … Continue reading

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Day 9 – Everyone on task, ooops, except me!

For the past 420 days I have found a small window in my day to meditate. Usually early morning before the house comes alive. On days with early commitments, it can be as short as 10 minutes. On less hectic … Continue reading

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The Pain of Discipline or the Pain of Regret?

I ran into a couple of related quotes last week, that stopped me in my tracks. Check these out: “We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is … Continue reading

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The In-Between Places

Life is full of in-between places. Between endings and beginnings. Between first day and last day. Between starting and finishing. Between falling asleep and waking. Between taking off and landing. Can you influence when and where you land? That depends … Continue reading

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Is AOL mail so uncool, that it’s cool again?

A few years ago I overheard a group of young employees chatting in the lunchroom. Somewhere in the midst of the “what about that game last night? … did you see that movie? … what time tonight? … blah … … Continue reading

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Today is Saturday … Every day is a Saturday

A former boss of mine shared with me before I retired: “every day is a Saturday”, when you first unplug from corporate life. In his usual I-hate-to-admit-to-him way, he was right on target. He later followed it up with another … Continue reading

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“Started Good. Got Ugly. Ended Great”

“Started Good. Got Ugly. Ended Great”. That’s how one of the Raven’s players summed up their Super Bowl win last night. It’s perfect. Simple. Descriptive. To the point. Major life achievements and transitions typically follow this curve. It can also … Continue reading

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