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I keep things. That feels like a guilty confession considering all of the years I’ve worked for Goodwill.  We rely on donated things to provide inventory for our stores.  To generate sales.  To fund our mission.    So let me clarify … Continue reading

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How often do you smile? The average adult smiles about 20 times a day.  That’s 5 times every 4 hours allowing for 8 hours of sleep. A lot of time in between our frowns, blank looks and other expressions. It’s … Continue reading

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This week Seth Godin asked the following question in one of his daily blogs, “When you exaggerate the things that people associate with you, your presence and your contribution, does it make you a better version of yourself?” What a … Continue reading

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Unforgiving adjective  un·for·giv·ing \ˌən-fər-ˈgi-viŋ\ Simple Definition of unforgiving : not willing to forgive other people : very harsh or difficult: not allowing weakness, error, etc. Source: Merriam-Webster’s Learner’s Dictionary Full Definition of unforgiving unwilling or unable to forgive having or making no allowance for error or … Continue reading

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“Welcome to Hollywood!  What’s your dream?  Everybody comes here; this is Hollywood, land of dreams.  Some dreams come true, some don’t, but keep on dreamin’ – this is Hollywood.  Always time to dream, so keep on dreamin’.” Remember this opening … Continue reading

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There is much being written lately about the changing nature of relationships and the impact on business.  With the rapid advancement of social media, many of us are caught up in a new, swirling atmosphere of communication that seems to … Continue reading

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“Good deeds give strength to ourselves and inspire good deeds in others.” I have a framed print of this saying in my office; a gift from a Goodwill employee.  I’m flattered that one of our employees believed I would appreciate … Continue reading

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Life is hectic!  From the time our feet touch the floor in the morning until that moment we lift them into bed at night, each of us are expending energy.  We have lists of tasks to accomplish, demands of work … Continue reading

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According to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, this is the Legal Definition of freedom. “1: the quality or state of being free: as a: the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action b: liberation from slavery or restraint or from the … Continue reading

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Consider this short story told by Piero Ferrucci in the book “The Power of Kindness.”  It goes like this, “I once had the opportunity to hold in my hands an exquisitely made violin dating to the eighteenth century.  What amazed me, … Continue reading