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How I Learned to Easily Change my Perspectives

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"A pessimist sees only the dark side of the clouds, and mopes; a philosopher sees both sides, and shrugs; an optimist doesn't see the clouds at all--he's walking on them." ~ Sam Levinson

A few years ago I had the wonderful experience of participating in a nature photography workshop instructed by Eddie Soloway. This workshop took place in Big Sur, right here in Northern California.

For those who have been there you will agree this is one of the most beautiful places on our California...

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What My Puppy is Teaching Me about Leadership (Part 1)

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I want to introduce you to Ruby Tuesday (aka RT, the Rube, Ruby T.), my almost six month old Bearded Collie puppy.

I have been Ruby Tuesday’s human companion for almost three months now. I am so lucky to have this beautiful and loving puppy in my care for this brief time and hopefully for a very long time to come. In growing up with this being I am being reminded on a daily basis about some of the skills important to being a leader.

She is reminding me and teaching me about some key...

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To Change or Not to Change? That is the Question.

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"Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear. Out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress." ~ Bruce Barton

I have been exploring the question, "Is change good or bad?" I'm finding the answer is consistently "Yes."

Change is always happening regardless of how we feel about it and at times it is good and at other times it is not. Leaders have always looked for a good way to motivate...

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Let's Get Gutsy and Get Going. Together.

We’re creating a movement. That’s right, you and I. Sounds like a Big Hairy, Audacious Goal (BHAG), huh? Well, it is…and it isn’t.

A movement is defined as “the act or process of moving people or things from one place or position to another.” Pretty simple. Just move. Just one little step and we’ve created movement.

O.K. there is one other thing. I believe the movement must be forward in motion, or moving toward something, or the best…being pulled toward vs. pushed away.

I’ve been feeling...

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