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The Magic of Altruism: Step 5

Entrapment: not a very nice sounding word. It is loaded with negative connotations but in reality this is what you would be doing. I personally don’t abide with being sneaky or tricky and to avoid that I’m upfront about what … Continue reading

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The Magic of Altruism: Step 4

This next step may seem a contradiction to the Crowd Theory. Generally, in a public setting, people are less likely to act, if there is a crowd of people standing around. But if some form of dissent is allowed the … Continue reading

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The Magic of Altruism: Step 3

You might’ve heard business people talk about ROI: Return on Investment. Another word for it is the Cost/Benefit Ratio. In volunteer-speak this means: what’s in it for me. That may sound brash or rude but when you think back to … Continue reading

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The Magic of Altruism: Step 1

The definition of Altruism according to the Oxford American Dictionary is as follows, “altruism: noun, the belief in or practice of disinterested and selfless concern for the well-being of  others” An example of this would be helping the church soup … Continue reading

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A Magic Chuckle

I can’t even remember where or when I first heard the phrase but it has saved my sanity more times than I can think of. Here is the best definition I have of it. Magic Chuckle: v.  The moment you … Continue reading

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The Magic Shift

Although I’d hate to admit it I used to believe I had control over all sorts of things – outside of myself. I would act as if a thought, word or deed of mine I could change things to suit … Continue reading

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The Magic of Choice

No Such Thing as Can’t I didn’t always believe in choices and perspective. I was a victim. When I lived the life of a victim my perspective was one of: no choice. I can’t do this or I can’t do … Continue reading

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Chunking: Work on a Project

Chomp! You take a bite of something and yikes its so big you are having trouble chewing it. That is what happens when you start working on a project. There are lots of ways to deal with a project, but … Continue reading

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A Brain-Candy Store

I work with a Charitable organization that you might call a brain-candy store. To say that it is an innovative organization would be an understatement…even though that word is part of its name: Innovative Communities.org (ICO). In the past several … Continue reading

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That’s Just the Way I Am!

I’m not so sure I would ever use a Myers-Briggs test. Read on and I will tell you why. Continue reading

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