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Jargon


Ours is the age of substitutes: instead of language, we have jargon: instead of principles, slogans: and, instead of genuine ideas, bright ideas.Eric Bentley Semantics is about the relation of words to thoughts, but it also about the relation of … Continue reading

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Hope is Not a Strategy


“Where there is no vision, there is no hope.”George Washington Carver “Most of us spend too much time on what is urgentand not enough time on what is important.”Stephen Covey “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans … Continue reading

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Leadership a Sore Spot, Manager a Pain – Put Some ICE on it


“However glorious an action in itself, it ought not to pass for great if it be not the effect of wisdom and intention”. Francois de La Rochefoucauld, French author   “Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what … Continue reading

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May’s Small Idea – Correction


Good afternoon Small Idea reader, I wanted to make a correction to my Small Idea email for May.  In that email, I cited employee engagement at 13% in the U.S. as well as worldwide.  It seems I was in error.  … Continue reading

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How Do You Smell?


“Behave so the aroma of your actions may enhance the general sweetness of the atmosphere.” Thoreau Your attitude’s like the aroma of your heart. If your attitude stinks, your heart’s not right. (Coach Mitchell – Facing the Giants) The sense … Continue reading

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Seeing Stars


“What we see depends mainly on what we look for.” John Lubbock   “Seeing is a gift that comes with practice.” – Stephanie Mills    When a massive power outage struck southern California in the 1990s, Los Angeles residents reportedly … Continue reading

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A Look at 2014


  “It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.” Winston Churchill “Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.” Corrie ten Boom The New Year is less than … Continue reading

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