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Category Archives: Business
Living “happily ever after” – myth or reality?
As a child, I was always a big fan of fairy tales, especially the ending of most of them being “…and they lived happily ever after”. I have never given a second thought to the concept of “happily ever after”. … Continue reading
Posted in Business, Family, Friendship, General Reflections, Parenting, Uncategorized, Women Tagged fairy tale 1 Comment
Crossroads – a familiar landscape
Many times in our lifetime we come to unexpected crossroads. Choices present themselves to us out of the blue and we are forced to make life-changing decisions. Each person deals with such decision-making process differently. Some take their time to … Continue reading
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Turn the page!
“Life is like riding a bicycle – in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein Everyone endures various degrees of hardship in life. If you do not learn the skills of how to get up after … Continue reading
Posted in Business, General Reflections, Life Quotes, Uncategorized Tagged Albert Einsten, character, clear picture, get up, hardship, Harriet Beecher Stowe, hurdle, journey, life skills, move on, moving on, sink or swim, skills, teach, turn the page, what doesn't kill you makes you stronger 3 Comments
Too big of a task? Take baby steps
“How am I going to get this done?” is often a question posed by many wanting to achieve an outcome, solve a problem, take their business to the new level or just get on with their week. In many cases, … Continue reading
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80/20 Rule – Do you follow?
“Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important” – Stephen Covey, the author of “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”. More than a century ago, in 1906, a now well-known Italian … Continue reading
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You can do it!
So many times in our lives we have to answer questions, which mostly require one of the two answers – ‘yes’ or ‘no’. Simple, you would think. Not so. Pythagoras commented many centuries ago that “the oldest, shortest words – ‘yes’ and ‘no’ … Continue reading
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