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Are You Setting Goals--Or Just Making Plans?

A troubled man poured out his frustrations to me. He had made a career of government service—over twenty years so far—and he had peaked early. Promotions eluded him. 3,375 more words

Theological Reflections

If someone wants to work remotely, let them

There’s been a ton of misconceptions about millennials in the past 2-3 years, spurned on by the ol’ “Let’s generalize about generations” concept that we’ve been doing for years. 712 more words

Fundamental Explainers

Seek First to Understand - Then Be Understood

Listening is the key to mastering this habit. Listening to your friends, co-workers, and family members – but not with the intent to reply, convince, or manipulate them. 218 more words

Elite Force Martial Arts

How I’m Spending My Summer, 2015 Edition

It’s that time of year again.

Summer is the best season there is.  This may be my personal opinion on the matter, but I do believe there’s some degree of universal truth to it as well: the weather is warm, the days are long, people are friendlier and happier, and the clothing is less encumbering. 942 more words


Where There's Smoke There's Fire

  “Actions truly born of one’s nature, even if they contain fault, should not be relinquished. For all undertakings are covered by some fault, just as fire is covered by smoke.” – The Bhagavad Gita…

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In honor of the Women's World Cup goal-fest, here are 5 goals for L&D professionals...

Yesterday as I watched the US women make it look so easy to score five goals in the World Cup finals, I wondered if other people in other professions could ever make it look so easy to achieve five goals. 674 more words


Life Lessons from Disc Golf

This weekend I played disc golf for the first time. Two of my sons have played it for years and have collected quite an assortment of discs designed for specific throws and distances. 776 more words