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Real People … In their own words… the letter U

Unlock, Understand, Unite, Useful, Ultimate The starting point for a better life is discovering that we have choices. Sometimes, we use excuses to keep ourselves locked in a cell of our own making, not realizing that we have a key … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter R

Realize, Recognize, Responsible, Review, Remember We are all self-made men and women, but only the successful seem to take credit for it. There seems to be a lot of finger pointing, victimhood, blaming and expecting someone else to solve our … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter Q

Quality, Quantity, Quest, Question, Quiet I believe there is greatness in all of our members and it is our mission to support and nurture those qualities of greatness. Each day, I ask myself a series of questions: “How can I … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter O

Observe, Open, Organize, Original, Own One of the hardest lessons learned in growing up is that even the one person who wasn’t supposed to ever let you down probably will in some small way. You will have your heart broken probably … 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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Real People … In their own words… the letter L

Lead, Letting Go, Level, Live, Long-Lasting Do you dare to risk letting go and starting anew? Holding on to what’s no longer there holds too many of us back. Some of us spend the majority of our lives recounting the past … Continue reading

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Real People… Really Inclusive

A lot has been said about attracting younger people to one’s group to rejuvenate and revitalize it. This, on surface, sounds like a reasonable suggestion, but what is the actual experience like? The generations are as different as they are … Continue reading

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