Apr 09

IMPORTANCE OF ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

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“The deepest desire of the human spirit is to be acknowledged.”   STEVEN COVEY Just look around you.  Wherever you are, whatever you are doing, whoever you are observing, one common denominator is the need to be acknowledged. When you watch almost anything on television whether they are sitcoms, dramas, movies, we see people doing …

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Jan 11

“WHAT ARE YOU THINKING IN THIS NEW YEAR?”

           “Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world.  Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak.  Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up.  ALLEN KLEIN.         I have …

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Sep 05

THE WHY FACTOR: WHAT MAKES THE PRIORITIZER THE REAL DIRECTOR OF LIFE

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You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view. Harper Lee     So …let us consider things from a FRONTAL LEFT PRIORITIZER’S point of view.  Why are they naturally logical, brief, decisive, and to the point….with the main priority…. to achieve and “get the job done”?   It …

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Aug 20

BALANCE…..(An addendum to Hup, Two, Three, Four)

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ONE DEFINITION OF BALANCE IS:  HARMONY: “….a state in which various parts form a satisfying and harmonious whole and nothing is out of proportion or unduly emphasized at the expense of the rest.”     Today, as I look and re-evaluate my last post, I feel a strong need to BALANCE things out.   In …

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Aug 19

“HUP…TWO, THREE ,FOUR!!!” ……THE PRIORITIZING PROCESSING STYLE #1

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I could not understand what I was doing to make her talk to me the way she did.  She was brusque and to the point, giving me the impression I was not doing things the right way.  What was I doing wrong?     The setting was the Neonatal I.C.U. where I’d worked previously for …

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Jul 24

PASSION IS ENERGY… THE WHY FACTOR (One intriguing fact behind the WHY we do what we do.)

“Passion is energy.  Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” Oprah Winfrey Here it is…. THE FIRST PICTURE we did…..(the “we” being the two people you see in the picture….my brother and me.)  Now jump ahead over 55 years later……spending this 4th of July weekend transferring our memories from the era of slides …

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Jul 15

FOUR STYLES OF THINKING

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This above all, to thine own self be true.
-        William Shakespeare Who art thou?  Why dost thou think in such a manner?   For years I wondered why some of my friends were so different than me.  Was something wrong with me?   *My freshman college roommate had the gift of writing. …

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Jul 13

A FUN, LIGHT STORY ON….”THERE’S TWO SIDES TO EVERY STORY”

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    This is a fun, light blog I hope you enjoy.   (I call it a blitz blog)… This past Friday, the 11th, instead of writing a blog, I was busy writing, practicing, and performing this story…. presented at the Emeritus Retirement Center in Loma Linda.  I am part of a volunteer team from the Loma …

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Jul 09

A “WHAT, WHY, HOW APPROACH” TO UNDERSTANDING THE PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE. (#5)

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Have you ever had a conversation with someone where you walked away and asked….”What just happened?”  We’ve all heard the quote, “There are two sides to every story.”   Here are a few more quotes to consider:  “There are two sides to every story, and more often than not somewhere in the middle you will find the …

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Jul 08

JUST DO IT! (Ultimate Blog #4)

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  JUST DO IT!!!!  This is a phrase we’ve all heard before.  Right now I’m looking at the book entitled DO IT! LET’S GET OFF OUR BUTS by John-Roger & Peter McWilliams.  I found it on our bookshelf….and it’s been sitting there beckoning me to read it for probably 15 years.   As I read the Introduction …

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