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June 30, 2019

Do the anniversaries make me different?

So many people sent me lovely messages following last week's blog about my two anniversaries. Thank you! Several people said I must be/should be proud of such an achievement. Yes, I feel good about it, but proud? That got me thinking. Would I be worth any less if I had not reached those milestones?

June 22, 2019

Happy anniversaries to me!

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My blog is a little different this morning. I have two anniversaries to celebrate. The first Monday morning tip went out in June 2009 so I have been doing them for 10 years. Little did I imagine when I started that I would write over 500 of them; and you can see them all

June 19, 2019

Throw a paper aeroplane…

Did you ever build paper aeroplanes and throw them in class or lectures? I did. We tried to get them to fly into the big bowl-shaped light fittings on the high ceiling in the main lecture hall. I only ever succeeded once. What do you remember doing that was fun, and perhaps a little

June 9, 2019

Humble is as humble does

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Humility is not a word that comes to mind when thinking of some of the leaders of our time, and yet humility in CEOs leads to higher-performing leadership teams, increased collaboration and cooperation, and flexibility in developing strategies (according to a survey of 105 tech firms published in the Journal of Management). Humility was

June 2, 2019

Is the universe trying to tell me something?

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I saw this quote in a blog and it stuck with me through the day... "I don't want to be a product of my environment. I want my environment to be a product of me." Frank Costello in the movie 'The Departed' Then I saw this on a poster in a shop window... "Once