Category Archive: Life Skills

Jun 21

#InspireMonday: Responsibility

Responsibility word cloud

Happy Monday! I read a story a while back of a man accosted by the police for destroying an utility pole with his car (presumably under the influence). Without too much thinking, the man blurted out, “Officer it is not my fault! The pole just came out of nowhere and hit my car!” Responsibility has …

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May 03

InspireMonday: Life’s True Measure

Happy Monday! Buying a shoe gift is oftentimes not a very simple affair.  As many people have come to (painfully) discover simply asking for a size 9 is not enough. You need to be sure if the 9 is “US” or “UK” size. Male 9 or female 9. Your confusion may be compounded further when …

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Mar 23

#InspireMonday: What Men Want

Happy Monday! I have had some very interesting comments from last week’s post on “What Women Want“. Thanks to everyone that took the time reach out to say what they thought. Your contributions are appreciated. Today, we are to going look at the other side of the coin. We are going to be looking at …

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Mar 16

#InspireMonday: What Women Want

Happy Monday! There is the old joke of a man meeting a genie and on getting to know he had the obligatory 3 wishes the genie must grant him, his first wish was for the genie to build a bridge that he could use to drive from Africa to America.  The genie balked at that …

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Feb 16

#InspireMonday: Understanding Intents

3D question mark

Happy Monday! I think the “Why” of a matter is one of the most powerful questions that can be asked and answered. It is commonly said that the person that knows “how” will get the job; but he that knows “why” will be his boss. So, I was naturally delighted to find a book that …

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Feb 09

#InspireMonday: Trust

Building Trust

Happy Monday! Trust is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as the “belief that someone or something is reliable, good, honest, effective, etc.”.  I think this definition is a bit wanting. For me, trust can not just be a believe. Beyond a certain baseline degree given to all, trust must be built, earned and based on …

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Feb 02

#InspireMonday: Confidence

Confidence

Happy Monday! First, a big thank you to everyone that has reached out to me to offer kind words about #InspireMonday. I am delighted you have found the series inspiring. By His grace, greater things ahead. A few years ago, I was searching for a new school for my kids. In my opinion, the major …

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