Call In Interview Podcast: Tamara Tamara is an empty nester, who runs her own business. She adjusted from having five kids to manage, to manageing her own personal schedule and filling it properly.
At the beginning of the year I did a scary thing – I erased my big white board. I figured I had been staring at it long enough and it was static. I needed a new plan. I stared at it for a bit and decided how I wanted to organize things, and how I wanted to create an outcome.
Resilience. We hear that term a lot, especially in regards to kids in a divorce. “Oh kids are resilient” we hear, from the parent that sees them 50% of the time, thus making them feel better about the divorce. We hear it when someone goes through trauma, has cancer or experiences a physical setback – “She’s resilient and will make it through.” What do you think resilience is? When you think of it you think essentially that something bad has happened and the person will spring back. It’s the springing back that defines the resilience, isn’t it? We imagine that someone’s life, their psyche, their experiences are like a stretchy sheet, or a flexible physical support. It takes a hit, or bends a bit, and then it springs back. Sometimes it springs back in direct proportion to how far it was forced to bend. Someone becomes extremely unhealthy and a
I think it was Shakespeare that said “An email by any other punctuation would not be as obnoxious.” No wait, that was me, just now. Mark Bradford.
In an article called Time Compression and Productivity – Mindfulness of Moments I talked about how we seem to alter the flow of time based on how we feel about the moment we are experiencing.
Part two of our two part experiment. This time it’s the opposite of what we talked about last time. Instead of turning off the outward-in shields we put up – protecting us from possible harm – we are doing the opposite. Just for a day.
Geometry and your journey You are constantly making adjustments in your behavior. These adjustments are a mixture of our conscious mind and our unconscious mind. The unconscious mind makes decisions based on learned behavior, experiences, and even present mood (you’re more likely to drive fast when you are experiencing heightened emotions than when you’re not – that’s a decision to drive fast, or not drive slow.
My recent article Everyone finds time to do what they want to do I mentioned that (not surprisingly) everyone finds time to do the things they really want to do.
“Everyone finds time for what they really want to do.” My friend recently repeated this phrase to me in response to a story I told him.
Donations When we think of donating to the poor or those in need we almost always exclusively think of it as monetary.
Most people consider Sunday to be the off day, the Day of Rest, the day they tie up lose ends and wind up or down for the coming work week.