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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Zig Ziglar, 86 (Nov. 6, 1926–Nov. 28, 2012)

Zig Ziglar, one of the inspirational greats, passed away on Wednesday, November 28. His twelve books are full of wisdom and his first, “See You At The Top”, was very instrumental in my personal and professional growth. I’ve had the honor of hearing Ziglar speak several times and each occasion was inspirational and motivational. Here […]

The Power of Framing

“A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation…is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run.”  — George Matthew Adams; 1878–1962 We all tell ourselves stories, interpreting events to fit into some broad narrative that makes some sort of sense of life in accordance with our world view. Framing refers to the […]

Silence is Permission, Silence is Consent, Silence is Acceptance

I first saw “Silence is Permission” as a sticker on a construction supervisor’s hard hat. The gentleman explained that its purpose is to remind people that if you do not speak up about a safety violation, you have become a party to it. Silence is permission applies across a broad range of human behaviors from […]

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