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Inspiration

I was in conversation with a good friend today. I ended up saying a few things that even surprised me. I heard the words come out of my mouth but really I was struck by how profound they were. You … Continue reading

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Updating My List of How’s

It was a quick endeavor to get my list of HOW’s on my website. I didn’t want, for one minute to have it left unfinished. It was too important to me to be authentic in this public forum: my website. … Continue reading

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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 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 2

The second step people take towards being altruistic, or in other words volunteering, is situational. There is a powerful leadership component in this concept. In order for people to take the next step in volunteering I, as a leader, needed … 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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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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