Useful Assumptions

If All You Know Is What You Don’t Want…

September 13, 2010

Because if there is a choice to be made between the difficulty of life and the desire for fulfillment, knowing what you do want can bring you back into the light, where you’ll find the better angels of human nature, including yours,

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Consumer Reports Loses Even More Credibility

July 19, 2010

All you have to do is get your hands on the new iPhone, even for a few minutes, and you’ll see for yourself what the truth is. All the negative propaganda in the world can’t hide the truth. Not even when the whole media picks up the meme and carries it on. Eventually, truth will out.

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The Value of the Vision Thing – in Politics, Business and Life

March 15, 2010

Those who we recognize for their vision are, more often than not, satisfied to see what they see and begin with that, then fill in the blanks while adapting to changes as they unfold. Indeed, an artist faces a canvas, a blank sheet of music, or a problem to be solved, with only an inkling of an idea, and that’s enough to begin.

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Building Relationship On Agreement-Life Skills

February 15, 2010

Every semester, the students change but the questions I hear remain the same. Where am I coming from with these agreements? Why do I think it so important to the well being of these students that I’m willing to spend precious time on it, time that I could just as well put into teaching other things that might be valuable for my students? What justifies the use of so much class time for these agreements?

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Resolve and Resolution in 2010

January 4, 2010

A New Year’s message shared by motivational speaker, executive coach and interpersonal skills trainer Dr. Rick Kirschner on working it out so the world changes for the better, changes for good.

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Get With It, Get On With It – The Antidote For Complacency

December 21, 2009

Creative living stands out against the darkness of time, surrounded by the light of progress. As individuals, family members, and shareholders in communities, the use of our creative energy aimed at better tomorrows is self renewing, in that it allows us to slip the bonds of earth and soar to the heights of our hopes and dreams.

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Fixing To Die – Complacent and fanatics share same false premise

December 14, 2009

Our inactions have consequences. Making the easy choice in the moment and doing what’s most convenient at the time almost always leads to complications and trouble, a soap opera whose happy endings are fleeting setups for more difficulty and travail. When creative energy is inhibited and suppressed by avoidance and denial, the result is unconscious and self-defeating behavior that guarantees a future shock.

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Paved With Good Intentions – Why You Do What You Do, What You Can Do About It

November 9, 2009

When your problems surface in your awareness as problems, I think you’ll find it instructive and constructive to interpret your awareness of problems as signals from your subconscious that you’re ready for a change and able to make new choices. If your conscious mind sets the direction, then your subconscious is likely to follow.

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