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Do You Want to Build A Snowman?

It snowed about a foot yesterday. Today it was a RealFeel of 12° with gusty 25mph winds and blustery conditions. While I was content to enjoy some time next to a fire with a cup of coffee and a window view, the kids wanted to get out in it and build a snowman, like now!


Teaching Kids Life IS Good Book Preview! (Click Here)


Teaching Kids Life IS Good is available for purchase on Amazon.
Below is a bit more about the book and a few sample pages.


A Great Tip to Become a Better Everything

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This may be the best no-brainer formula I've ever heard on how to get better at pretty much everything... <-- Tweet this!

Similar to the last post I'm not really sure where the original version of this story came from, and it seems to have been adapted in many directions over the years - and even I have adapted it here.   If you know who told the story originally please let me know and I will credit the original version.

The formula applies to most facets of life, and I've shared some possibilities in parenthesis, but I'll use "leader" in my example.  You can substitute any of the other options, or maybe even some that aren't in my suggested list.

So without further delay, here is a quick and highly effective 4-step formula to be an amazing (leader, friend, mate, boss, coach, teacher, parent, etc...)


Is Your Glass Half Empty - Half Full - or Just Getting Too Heavy?

Glass Half Full

I don't know who originally told this story, but I have heard it a few times and wanted to share it.
A Harvard Professor of Psychology walked around a room full of students while teaching about stress management.
To begin his lecture he grabbed a glass of water and raised it above his head as if he was going to propose a toast, and instantly everyone expected they’d be asked if the glass was half empty or half full as part of the lesson.  Instead though, with a smile on his face, the professor asked "How heavy is this glass of water?”


Are You Selfish (Enough)?

me time for myself

Recently I was on a flight to Atlanta, and sitting next to me was a guy in his early 40's who told me that he was doing a little traveling while he was on paid leave from his job.  I politely said that sounded nice and went back to my reading.

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