Category Archives: Success Tools

Monopoly and the Lessons of Life We’ve all played the classic game of Monopoly at one point or another in our life. For some, it is nothing less than a family tradition and a group activity without which no social gathering … Continue reading

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Change your words, change your world The Biblical story of creation describes the Universe coming into being through the power of the word — “And God said . . . “.  The book of John in the New Testament starts out, … Continue reading

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Your Greatest Enemy — Fear Itself In his first inaugural address, incoming President Franklin D. Roosevelt asserted his firm belief that “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself—nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat … Continue reading

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How Do You Meet Your Basic Human Needs? According to human needs psychology, every single human being — no matter his or her nationality, race, religion (or lack thereof), gender, sexuality, culture, or socioeconomic status — shares six basic human … Continue reading

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The Value of Taking Time for Tranquility Now that’s a word you don’t often here in our hectic modern world — tranquility. In my last post, I spoke about composing a daily “To Be” list prior to putting together your … Continue reading

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To Be or Not To Be . . . What’s On Your List? Among the numerous subscription e-mails I receive each day is one from international speaker and author Mary Manin Morrissey. Being somewhat overwhelmed by all my subscriptions, as … Continue reading

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Do You Follow Your Bliss in Your Work Life? “Follow your bliss.”  How many times have we all heard this famous phrase coined by the American mythologist, writer and lecturer Joseph Campbell?  These three simple words can invoke visions of living an … Continue reading

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Who Are You Listening To? Remember the game “Pass it On”? You sat in a circle. One person whispered a short story or maybe just a simple paragraph in your ear and ended by saying “Pass it on”.  Your job … Continue reading

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True Success Means Fearlessness Remember this photo — and the corresponding video — of the young man in Tiananmen Square defying the deathly threat of being run over by a military tank. He believed so completely in himself and his … Continue reading

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