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Category Archives: Excellence

Real People … Year End

As 2018 comes to a close, amid all the hustle and bustle of this holiday season, let’s just take a moment. Do not multitask. Just focus your attention on this brief message. Take five deep breaths, inhaling and exhaling slowly. … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter M

Manage, Malleable, Masterpiece, Motivate, Moving “Have a great day!” It is a phrase I have used often until it dawned on me that wishing someone a great day is a passive statement. So, I changed it to, “Make today a … Continue reading

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Real People … TOPS Winners

We are almost at the halfway point in our Personal Positive Vocabulary journey through the alphabet today. As I was thinking about the next letter, which happens to be “M,” my mailman delivered my TOPS News. May I say that … Continue reading

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IRD 2018

What a very special IRD this was! I had the privilege of being at the IRD in Quebec 40 years ago as a young woman who had recently become a Coordinator and was so thrilled and excited to see the … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter F

Free, Fair, Focus, Family, Friend When you get up in the morning, do you ask yourself, “What good will I do today?” And what about when you go to bed at night? Do you ask, “What good did I do … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words … the letter C

Calm, Capable, Commit, Connect, Creative Teamwork is a key component in virtually all aspects of life. As much as we value individual excellence, few of us achieve that without help and support from others. Most of use joined our TOPS … Continue reading

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Real People… RESPECT

Respect means a great deal to me. I believe we owe a measure of respect to every human being we meet, whether that person is family, friend or foe, young or old, the CEO of a major corporation or a panhandler. Without … Continue reading

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