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Effective Leaders

Thursday November 6, 2014 #676

“Patience and tenacity of purpose are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.”

~Thomas H. Huxley

I often encounter clever people who are able to devise amazing ways to resolve seemingly insurmountable challenges, and yet who lack the confidence and tenacity to put their ideas into place and push them to success.  52 more words


Week 47, apparently

Well time is certainly marching on with this year, week 47 already. Or so my diary tells me. Which also serves to warn me of another thing; 5 weeks until the dreaded ‘C’ word. 516 more words


“Mom, lift me with your strong strength,” my son pleads, holding up his arms and giving me a look I absolutely cannot resist.

“Okay, on the count of three. 638 more words

Dreams And Aspirations

Intimate Knowledge?

Still the Age of Christ’s humiliation

Still the kiss of betrayal

From those who mouth “Master, Master”.

Vain repetition for prayer

In spite of His warnings. 102 more words


Incremental Courage Pays Off

I spoke to a new friend today. She had been out of the workforce for 12 years and was ready to jump back in. However, there were many barriers – some external (like employers’ perception of her stay-at-home role) and others internal (like fear and lack of confidence). 36 more words


The Recipes of Life . .

I am trying a new recipe this morning, and I was starting to get a bit concerned about whether or not it would work. It’s one of those with yeast, which requires a period of activation and rising to do its part. 339 more words