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Juggling Elephants

Every once in a while you go through a phase where everything intensifies, where you go from managing the normal daily details to juggling what feel like elephants. It typically goes something like this: your workload increases, you feel the … Continue reading

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Managing Pressure

Peter Drucker once said that “The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.” While I am not totally in agreement with this statement as I feel that everyone in an organization can be … Continue reading

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Moral Collection

My wonderful horse, a large and long Hanoverian named Leo, has taught and continues to teach me a great many lessons about life. One of the latest centers around a concept which is just beginning to germinate in the soil … Continue reading

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Just between you and me…

A wise old friend of mine once gave me a valuable piece of advice. He said: “When you’re listening, don’t stick around to hear the end of a sentence which begins with ‘Just between you and me’…and when you’re speaking, … Continue reading

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Relax into the Pressure

The exercise of judgment destroys your capacity of discernment. In no instance is this more self-evident than in the matter of handling pressure. The ability to relax into pressure rather than judge it and consequently react negatively or withdraw from … Continue reading

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Veneer of Personality

People generally reveal themselves over time. That said, the time it takes to get to know someone can be greatly shortened given the right mix of circumstances. Emergency situations, times of high pressure and even particularly intense games or sports … Continue reading

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