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Every Day is a Good Day

Every Day is a Good Day

“My glass is gonna be ‘half-full’ at all times. I’m gonna make the best of every situation. I’m gonna make sure that every day is a good day.” -Rodney Scott The STORYHamilton, South Carolina- 1988A crossroad and (3) traffic lightsHome of Rodney ScottPopulation? 348...

Would you count the money?

Would you count the money?

“No one does his best work with crosshairs on his back” -Lt. Matt Casey Truck 81- Chicago Fire The STORY “Will he count the money or just put it in his pocket?” “He’ll count it- for sure,” my mother-in-law replied. It was 1968. After asking the question, the host of...

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Episode 52 Por favor, señor! Resources Effective Communications Tool (from the PPI Human Performance BASIC Training™ iLearning Course) Related Episodes

Por favor, señor!

Por favor, señor!

“Tell me what you pay attention to and I will tell you who you are”  -Jose Ortega y Gasset The STORY You know the drill… As your plane lands, the flight attendants remind us (multiple times) to stay in our seats with our seatbelts fastened, “…until the plane has come...

Nous Defions!

Nous Defions!

“Refuse to lower your standards to accommodate those who refuse to raise theirs.” -Gary Ryan Blair Ever played “limbo?” No, I’m not talking about the video game, I’m talking about where two people hold a bar or pole parallel to and some distance above the ground while...

My [Very] Best Friend…

My [Very] Best Friend…

“Oh, you're the best friend that I ever had I've been with you such a long time You're my sunshine and I want you to know That my feelings are true I really love you Oh, you're my best friend”  -Queen The STORY 24 years ago today, I had the honor and blessing of...

The Most POWERFUL Word…

The Most POWERFUL Word…

“Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as ever you can.” ― John Wesley” Here’s the STORY… Our Uber driver, Sam, pulled up in front of our...

Your Leadership Ladder

Your Leadership Ladder

  “A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say- we did it ourselves.” -Lao Tzu The STORY I recently had the opportunity to accompany our Master Assessor, Brad Williamson, aboard three commercial...

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Episode 50 Jumping to ConclusionsResources [BLOG] Jumping to Conclusions 6-Hour Safety Culture Lee Brower The Secret Related Episodes

Jumping to Conclusions

Jumping to Conclusions

“To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions.”-Benjamin Franklin As I write this, election day 2020 in the US has come and [gone?]. There’s been tons of hate out there about a man who’s been a constant winner and an overachiever. Frankly, I...

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Episode 48 I am, indeed, a king…Resources Jaylen at Age 8 Jaylen touring country (Age 14)   Related...

I am, indeed, a king

I am, indeed, a king

“I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.” ― Pietro Aretino The STORY I recently came across a remarkable young man who refers to himself as, “The Alphabet Kid.” He lists his name as, “Jaylen Arnold, TS, OCD, ASP.” In case you don’t recognize his...

Perception

Perception

“All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.” -Leonardo da Vinci The STORY We were living in a large Victorian home in Brattleboro Vermont at the time. The house was built in 1895. Along a street of similar homes, ours was ‘the neighborhood’ for...

Bounce

Bounce

“Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable people persist in trying to adapt the world to themselves. Therefore, all progress depends on unreasonable people.”  -George Bernard Shaw [adapted] The STORY Our daughter Evie got married two weekends ago....

Mountain Man

Mountain Man

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t- you’re right.”  -Henry Ford The STORY In 1959, Falguni Devi fell from a narrow pathway while carrying lunch to her husband, Dashrath Manjhi. At the time, the steep pathway up and over the mountain was the only way to get...

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