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But This Was Forever … Right?

We have relationships. Some are long lasting; the friend you’ve known since you were nine and with whom, four decades later, still chill and get silly. Some are short lived; the job that didn’t quite fit, the employee who needed … Continue reading

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So … How are Things?

Consistency is a cornerstone. Consistency is not necessarily about knowing what’s going to happen next; rather, it may simply be a reasonable expectation based on previous behaviour. The safest and kindest way to train a dog, for example, is to … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Institutionalized

I spent some time in a small town west of Toronto, many decades ago, trying to grow up (still working on the ‘growing up’ although I seem have the ‘growing old’ down pat). In this town is a correctional institute. … Continue reading

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Change is Good? Change is Bad? Maybe

Yesterday, I received a distress call from someone, very close to my heart, who is experiencing changes in his life that are, for him, entirely unique. So change is bad? Change is good? Maybe … An old farmer worked his … Continue reading

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Conquer Your Nemesis ~ Ego and Compassion

Some days, the shortest words in the English language are the hardest to say: I’m sorry, I was wrong, I love you, thank you … Lately, I’ve been struggling with my ego. It dons a trench coat and dark glasses, … Continue reading

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The Guiding Hand on Your Shoulder

My Dad was Quiet. Funny. Loving. Protective. Dutch. (That last one? Significant because he made the Best. Cocoa. Ever.). When I was a kid and would ask my Dad for something that even I knew was a ridiculous request, he … Continue reading

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Sun Jun 12 10pm EST: Inaugural #MyBookClub – @GuyKawasaki’s #Enchantment

Book Clubs provide a fantastic opportunity to meet people who love to read and think and who love to talk about what they read and think. They typically happen in someone’s living room with a side of gossip, some wine, … Continue reading

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