Some words have very little meaning, and yet they are used way too much. Other words have giant importance and yet they are seldom used. Conscience is one such word that is used infrequently, and yet its power and dynamic relevance is always significant. A deep, trustworthy internal guidance system is an important gift, we… More Conscience and the chain of healthy, reinforcing behaviors
For over 5 years now, I have participated in a 12 step program. The manner of thinking described in these steps has transformed my life. One of the chief ideas behind this Code of Conduct is that a motive of selfishness is an unhealthy style of living. Twelve step teachings help adherents to see, recognize,… More 12 steps and God’s will.
In my teaching of the martial arts to my students, I start with the importance of a strong foundation. And I never let up on the critical necessity of having a powerful stance. Without an effective base, no defense can be solidly utilized and no attack can be launched with confident poise and balance. Each… More Stepping back to step forward
If you are blessed to live long enough and remain in the public workforce, it is likely that you will have to work for someone younger than you; at some point in your career. According to a 2012 survey by the CareerBuilder website, 34% of workers reported that they currently work for a younger boss.… More What to do, when your Senior is your Junior at work.
Dear Guts Is The Key Reader. This entry is intended to be both personal and inspirational. Personal, because it is about who I am by nature. And Inspirational, because the characteristic I am describing will help you also, and serve you well in your own personal psychology. I have been called repeatedly: “Relentless.” I guess… More Be Relentless In Personal Excellence & Public Service!
The changes we want in life can seem so difficult and unreachable, when we view them at the base of the Mountain. At that point, we must remember that we do not leap over mountains but climb them one step at a time. And when viewed this way major change is just taking steps up… More Power to Change
Many aspects of our life are like the weather. They can not be changed. They are what they are. Ok. I get it. You can not control the forecast outside. But you can control your internal climate. You can control the the forecast for the inside. It is within our power to predict more sun.… More Your Forecast