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Yearly Archives: 2014

How to Keep Lightning from Becoming Lightning Bugs

“The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.” (Mark Twain, The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain) Words are the weapons of human thinking. They express fear, despair, hope, and triumph. Yet nothing is worse than the wrong word. It’s not about the […]

Get Off Life’s Scales

Someone told you a lie, a real whopper. You became an adult and attended a seminar, read a book, or got friendly advice. The lie is simple. “You need to maintain life/work balance.” You stepped on life’s scales and the pans never get even. You tried the golden equations of equality. Eight hours at work, […]

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