Monthly Archives: November 2013

On being thankful…

Thanksgiving is just days away.  It’s a very special holiday for me and my family this year. Last Thanksgiving, I was very ill.  In fact, I don’t really remember much of the day.  We were at our daughter’s house for … Continue reading

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Empowerment…

Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary defines the word empowerment as “giving over official authority or legal power.” From a perspective of authority, whether that is management, parent, mentor, or anyone with a leadership role…empowerment is really about giving up control.  Empowerment allows … Continue reading

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It’s almost here!

Can you hear it coming?  Have you sensed its presence around you?  Do you see the ‘signs’ telling you it’s almost here? Yep!!  It’s ‘THE HOLIDAYS’!!  The season is right outside your door…standing on the steps…waiting for you to invite … Continue reading

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Changing times…changing me.

Lately I’ve been contemplating the many forces driving the need for organizational change at our Goodwill.  It’s probably the impending work around strategic planning that has heightened my awareness.  But I will say that I am by nature a ‘trend … Continue reading

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