Category: Inspiration

Some Days Are Better Than Others

One of the great truisms in life is that some days are great, and some are not so great. Some days are better than others. There are always going to be times when everything works out great, and times when nothing works out at all. Sometimes I get a bit of each. I can always…
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Find Beauty in the World Around You

Consider taking a moment to stop and reflect on the world around you.  My eldest daughter has recently taken up photography, and I’m starting to see the world through a different lens.  A very beautiful lens.  It has been a reminder to me to stop, slow down, and really look at the world around me.…
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Defy Stereotypes

It’s human nature to make snap judgments about one another, based on appearance, accent, gender, sexual orientation, religion, and so on.  Sometimes those stereotypes are true.  In general, women are physically less “strong” than men.  But being a woman does not mean that somehow I am less good at math, science, or other topics.  I…
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Measure Success by The Number of Insanity Comments

Different people have different ways of defining success.  They also have different ways of measuring success.   I am starting to come to the conclusion that I need to start measuring my own success by the number of times that I am told I am insane in a day.  I’m at a half dozen today.…
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Working Mom Life

Working mom life can be tough.  Sick kids, work, taking care of everyone.  This week, my younger daughter, -Agent Weaselburger- was up throwing up Sunday night and Monday morning.  That was followed by her youngest Brother- El Chupacabra– waking up with a raging headache on Wednesday.  Christmas holidays are coming up, along with some of…
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Duke MBA – Done

Today marks the last day of my Journey in the Duke MBA program. I am a member of the 2012 Weekend Executive MBA program, otherwise known as WEMBA.   I have turned in all of my papers, and am finished with my coursework.  Wow!  What a ride it has been.  From the beginning of the…
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You Have Power

“You had the power all along my dear” ~ Glinda the Good Witch Look within yourself, to find the power.  You alone are responsible for what you do- not someone else.  Thus I echo the sentiment  “You had the power all along my dear” Next: Pick your Battles