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Real People… Real Reference Group

Who do you spend the most time with? Who are the people you most admire? Are those two groups of people the same? If not, why not? The people with whom you habitually associate are called your “reference group.” According … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Action NOT Reaction

Here’s to the start of my (and your) very best year. As I shared with you in my last blog of December, I was spending time reflecting and jotting down actual actions, thoughts and feelings to better understand where I … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Lifesaving

Business Woman With Life Preserver

The week after Christmas has been one I have traditionally used for quiet reflection and evaluation. This year is no exception. I am particularly grateful that I challenged myself to get through the holidays with a 5-pound loss and for … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Growth

Never Stop Learning

Look around! If you look closely, you can see a pattern at work in every facet of life. Employees get better after their supervisors do. Kids get better after their parents do. Students get better after their teachers do. Customers … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Confusion

Confused business man looking at a book

Confusion precedes learning. The anxious thoughts that seem so puzzling or discouraging are actually your gateway to understanding. Only by persistently doing battle with the things you cannot yet do or that which you do not yet understand can you … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Direction

GPS

Left turn in one-point-three miles… In today’s society, almost everyone is familiar with the monotone-like voice of the GPS. It is a fascinating bit of technology, which when given the appropriate information, will plot your course and take you to … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Reflection

Reflection

Following our chapter’s first quarter award meeting of this New Year, we engaged in one of my favorite activities: “What have you learned so far this year?” The question has been tossed out many times and usually gets the same … Continue reading

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