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Half-time 2020

Half-time doesn’t last very long, but if you’re the team that’s behind, what happens at half-time can turn certain loss into a win.

What happens at half-time?   Four things. We:
assess
catch our breath
adjust
commit to executing the adjustments.

2 Million Words <2 years

I bought Grammarly Pro to help me with a major work. Now, 7 weeks shy of two years later, I passed the 2-million word milestone. Who knew?! 

Thanks, Grammarly

Grammarly tracks things I don’t have time to track and tells me how I’m doing. This one brought a smile.

Keep Moving Forward

I saw these four footbridges on my walk the other evening, and it occurred to me:

Sometimes it’s more important to keep moving than to have access to my favorite bridge.

I took their pictures to help solidify this metaphor as a reminder.  It’s vital that I keep moving forward and if I need to use a couple of these bridges while I build new ones to my preferred future, I will. 

Late 3rd Quarter Time-Out

  There’s nothing wrong with being behind in the third quarter.  Even the end of the third quarter. But if you’re the point guard for the team that’s behind, it feels like everything’s wrong....

I Am From

  I am from black coffee mugs parked near leather recliners and books with real pages. From doilies, and coasters for all-day iced tea. I am from homemade chocolate chip cookies that evaporate...

The Multi-tasking Misnomer Revealed.

People say "I'm multi-tasking" all the time. Knowing the challenges of managing multiple demands, I believed them. Coming to understand what they meant, I tried developing my ability to multi-task....

My Computer Has a Curfew

My computer has a curfew from  9:00 pm through the first 2 hours of the next morning. It’s not in trouble. It’s not grounded, nothing punitive at all. My self-imposed computer curfew boosts my...

Know Why

Knowing why precedes many of the lesser questions we tend to answer first. Knowing why fuels perseverance and stick-to-itivness when we'd rather go play, take a nap, spend money, or do something...

About that inbox …

How'd THAT happen?! It was the easiest thing in the world to drop things in my inbox with the best of intentions. Things to tend to later; one, two, maybe a few at a time. How it happened, I don't...

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