How to be a good team player

How to be a good team player

The following are our top tips for functioning as a great team player in any context, be it sports, school, or work. Be Loyal to Those Not Present–No one likes to be talked about behind their back and we should not tolerate people talking bad about others in our...

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I Have so much to be Grateful for

I have so much to be grateful for: a wonderful wife, two great kids, excellent health and a rewarding career. As a matter of fact, probably 97%of my life is absolutely perfect. In my better moments I know this. The challenge is...I’m not always in one of my better...

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I accept Positive Energy

I accept Positive Energy

I'm pretty sure that most of us do our best to accept critiques from others. We might not always like it, but the majority of the time we thank people for their feedback and then do our best to absorb the information.Sometimes, we might graciously accept negative...

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Chances are

Chances are, more things go right for you than you think...How often have you given or received the classic, "You are not going to believe what happened to me today" lecture about a dead car battery, a rude customer, bad restaurant service, being stuck in the world's...

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Green Side Up

I’d like to tell you a story I once heard about a famous landscape architect. He was a master at what he did. He traveled the world creating amazing gardens and landscapes for prestigious locations. It is said that on days when he felt particularly challenged, he...

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Self-Discipline: Who is the boss of you

Self-Discipline: Who is the boss of you

     Chances are, at some point in your time as a parent you have heard a child say "you're not the boss of me.” For me, this comment always raises an interesting question: “Am I the boss of me?"      Ask yourself, are you the boss of you? Your first response is...

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