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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Opportunity Costs: The Road Not Taken

Every action has an opportunity cost. Opportunity cost is – the cost, the sacrifice made, in choosing one mutually-exclusive option over another – the alternative that does not get carried out – the cost of an alternative that must be forgone in order to pursue a certain action – the value of the next-highest valued […]

The Peace of Self-Compassion vs. The Fear of Self-Indulgence

Self-compassion is how kindly you treat yourself, how gentle you are in evaluating yourself. Is your self-talk considerate? Do you give yourself the benefit of the doubt? Or do you lay into yourself with harsh words and severe judgments? Turns out that many people are kinder to others than they are to themselves, berating themselves […]

You’ve Got Time to Lean, You’ve Got Time to Clean

Normally, I’m pretty happy when I visit my company’s communities. A rare exception occurred a while ago that I’ve not forgotten. Two Team Members in the office, no customers. As I walked in I could see the workout area was in need of vacuuming. I walked up to the counter. It was messy behind the […]

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