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Thanksgiving - A Time For Humble Reflection

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Thanksgiving - A Time For Humble Reflection

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What are you thankful for? Is it what you have, who you love, where you live, your spirit, your health or a combination of all the above? Have you ever asked yourself, who is thankful for me? Although that question may appear self serving it is not as self-centric as you may think. It is a personal assessment of your value to others. When the question is answered with humility rather than egotistically it becomes a selfless approach toward your value to the world around you. If you believe you ....

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Enhancing Your Personal Valor

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Enhancing Your Personal Valor

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What is the current state of your personal valor? How brave are you? Are you brave enough to make the right decisions for your life, to confront your own internal struggles, to take ownership for your past, present and future? Are you brave enough to stand up for your personal convictions and beliefs when there may be some around you who wish to undermine you as a person? Valor is defined as, "boldness or determination in facing great danger, especially in battle; heroic courage; ....

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Vulnerability - A Strength of Effective Leadership

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Vulnerability - A Strength of Effective Leadership

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We normally tend to think of being vulnerable as a weakness, and when it pertains to an outside force that threatens us physically and emotionally that would be correct. However, being internally vulnerable can be a positive characteristic as it relates to a willingness to take ownership for your own mistakes, weaknesses, failures, and internal challenges. It takes strength and courage to be exposed and allow yourself to be vulnerable to what others may, or may not think of you. To be  ....

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Rehabilitating Respect - A Social Imperative

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Rehabilitating Respect - A Social Imperative

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Have we lost an understanding on what it means to be respectful, and what it requires to be respected? Respect is defined as, “a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements; due regard for the feeling, wishes, rights, or traditions of others; a person’s polite greetings.” There is a great need to rehabilitate an understanding of the importance of exemplifying respect. It is extremely harmful to a healthy social ....

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Leadership in A.C.T.I.O.N.

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Leadership in A.C.T.I.O.N.

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What attributes are needed to be an effective leader? There are many you could list, but there are several, when working together, create a formula for success both personally and professionally. With the increasing uncertainty in regard to our Nation’s economic, social, and political future it will be ethical, principled and common sense leadership that will save the day. In any venue where leadership is needed, finger pointing, personal agendas, dishonesty, egotism, bias and a reluctance ....

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