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Real People … In their own words… the letter W

Want, Welcome, Willing, Workable, Write Surfers “ride” the waves, using their power to take them where they want to go. The surfer does not use his or her power to change the wave to make it go where he or … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter V

Value, Versatile, Vocal, Victory, Volitional I watched a charming movie a couple of years ago titled “A Dog’s Purpose.” The star was a dog named Bailey and his purpose was to bring joy and happiness. I enjoyed it thoroughly, shed … Continue reading

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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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