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A Cancer Diagnosis – Part III

My Family This is Part III of the series on Cancer Diagnosis Themes. For me, right after my diagnosis, a very early thought that embedded itself in my mind, sticking there like a rusty nail, eating in to my thoughts … Continue reading

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Why You Should Not Fake It Until You Make It

It is ironic that the guy who said, “Call it ‘fake it ’til you make it’, call it ‘smoke and mirrors’, call it whatever you want” lasted only 10 days as the communications director for the “fake news” obsessed White … Continue reading

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A Cancer Diagnosis Will Make You Sit Up and Take Notice – Part II

Beating This Feeling like you can beat whatever has knocked you down, whatever has brought you to your knees, is a good state of mind to be in. You need positivity. But it’s not enough. Positivity is a thought. It’s … Continue reading

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These Ideas Will Make You Wiser

I’m not a genius. I don’t have all the answers. I make mistakes. I often get it wrong. But some people, are getting it right. They have something valuable to say, or they are being successful at whatever they have … Continue reading

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This Is Why You Need To Care

Pour your mind, your heart, your soul, every fiber of your being into a post, and no one reads it. No one even looks at it. No one cares. What do you do? Give up. Stop writing. Who cares? YOU … Continue reading

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“It Fell Through the Cracks” – and Other Lame Excuses – 5 Ways to Close Those Cracks

“I’m sorry I didn’t respond to your request. It seems to have fallen through the cracks”. How many times have you heard, or uttered or written those oft-abused famous words? Look, most of us mean well, and want to be … Continue reading

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The ZEN of Second Chances

A mistake can be a small thing. Or it can be a devastating thing. One that can change your life in an instant. The thing is, many times we don’t see the mistake coming until it is too late. Then … Continue reading

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