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The Other Side

Running to something or from something?

florida pool owner
Did i mention there have been photo upload challenges since the website hosting platform migration recently? Of course i have. Optimistic for a resolution soon.

Regarding leaders (including our previous self) who are perceived with low integrity. You want to leave your company because of your negative perception of a leader?

Does quitting and moving on:

  • Does it change who you serve?
  • Does it change the way you serve them?
  • And does it make it harder to do those things?

Running away Leaving might be a sign of personal issues and blind spots.

Moving on just might be the most courageous decision of your entire career.

The challenge is this won’t become clear until later.

Son, my 2014 Disney departure (official retirement at 55) was six years in the making. It was the perfect move at the perfect time.

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How Can You Tell?

What you do thunders so loudly

clip bar history
Clif bar history…almost everything good (or bad) starts from a small and humble seed.

 

You are what you do, not what you say you’re gonna do.

What you do thunders so loudly, i can’t hear what you say.

Dislike your job (your boss, lack of opportunity, repetitiveness, hours, following orders, etc) and dream of being your own boss?

Guess how we can tell if you mean it.

 

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Please don't tell me

Old emails from 2010

Epcot water pool
If this was a reflection pool (at Epcot, in 2012), what would we see in ourselves?

 

Removed the name of the person who commented on my Facebook conversation:

“I hope I’m wrong about this but it sounds like the exchange between you and Carl is you don’t care about what anyone else thinks…even about those who do struggle with depression or the lack of motivation everyday…all that matters is your ” happy, motivated everyday attitude and to the rest be damned”. If that be true for you both it’s a very self centered view. To be sure life is short but in part we’re here to help those who do struggle everyday. I think you need to get your “give a damn” fixed.”

Reply to this email to comment on this status.

To see the comment thread, follow the link below:
https://www.facebook.com/ (Note: the link is cut short intentionally, so the commenter remains anonymous.)

 

Not sure how to comment on the reflection i’m having from an eight-year od FB conversation, but this is the one thing i’m leaning on now: Let she who has not sinned, cast the first stone.

Final note: This was placed in a file in 2010 with the intent to let some time pass and then respond unemotionally. Totally forgot about it until the recent email purge (in 2018).

 

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Dear Son

We see things so often we rarely see them anymore

Orlando Eye
i see this iconic ‘Orlando Eye‘ so often i rarely see it.

 

Recently spoke to a person in the aging and senior adult field.

She said if a person won’t recognize a “problem”, then to that person, the problem doesn’t exist.

i found deep solace in this.

Nothing i say or do will help a Family member because the other person doesn’t, can’t, and won’t see what the rest of us easily see.

Take hoarding for example.

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Misinterpret

One plank, two plank, your plank, my plank

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Top Tweet…words to live by?

 

Every single day, i search for my planks.

And everyday i also strive to overlook any that i see in others.

The best way to succeed in this world is only preach what you practice.

 

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On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.

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