The Day My Doctor Fixed My Heart

Lessons I'm Learning From a Recent Heart Procedure

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A year ago, after a lengthy, invasive procedure, doctors fixed my heart. Guarding my heart has taken on a whole new meaning for me. Here are a few lessons I am learning from a recent cardiac procedure.

5 Worthy Things We Should Pursue Every Day

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Each day we have a choice to pursue worthy or unworthy things. Life is too short to chase the unimportant. We must choose to abandon the worthless and pursue those things that are worth our time and energy. Here are, at least, five things that we should seek every day.

Overcoming Self-Sabotaging Behavior

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Self-sabotaging thoughts and behavior are destructive. Alyce P. Cornyn-Selby says: “Self-sabotage is when we say we want something and we go about making sure it doesn’t happen.” How do we identify and overcome self-sabotaging language and behavior?

26 Questions to Help You Have The Best Year Ever

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What are your plans to have the best year ever? How will you increase your chances of 2017 being better and more productive than 2016? It won’t happen unless we intentionally spend time reflecting on last year and planning for the next year. Here are a few questions to help you and me have the best year ever.

Cubs Win! Cubs Win! Cubs Win!

5 Life Lessons I Learned From the Cubs Winning the World Series

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At 12:47 a.m. on November 3, 2016, after an 8-7 win over the Cleveland Indians, ESPN Senior Writer, Jayson Stark said it was possible to write or say a sentence that no living human has ever written or said: The Chicago Cubs are the champions of baseball. I know baseball is just a game. But, can we learn some life and leadership lessons from the Cubs winning the World Series? When I look at the Cubs World Series run and win, I see five life lessons.

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Matt Cutts joined Google as a software engineer in January 2000. He currently is head of Google’s Webspam team, but he is on a year-long nonpaid leave of absence. He wanted to see if his team could work without him.

Matt Cutts gained more popularity when he gave an inspiring 3-minute TED Talk. Watch and be inspired. You can also find a transcript of his talk here.  

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