Tag archive: think

Obstacles to clarifying and implementing our Vision and Purpose

Tweet99.9% of obstacles to being able to develop and implement our Vision and Purpose, are in our head. We are our own worst enemies.  And conveniently, we generally choose to blame a lot of other things and people and events. Our most common self-imposed obstacles: Over-thinking – many of us think waaaaaay to much, and in the…

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The Meaning of Things

TweetWe owe each other and the world so much more thoughtful consideration of the “why” of things, before we open our mouths.   There is always more than just what we see and more than our own immediate and emotional responses. In our rush to assert our right to free speech, to “express ourselves”, to…

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Read What Challenges You

TweetTwo very popular recent posts on Trying God’s Patience and Title Wave – two of my Facebook pages – have been these two. How important to challenge our own thinking!  Not just to read outside our normal range, but to read something we even believe is wrong or disagreeable. As one reader said, I’m going…

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Batting 50.

TweetBirthdays have always been a point of reflection for me, especially the big birthdays, the ones with a zero at the end.  So this particular one – today – has provoked a great deal of thought. Firstly, I am truly grateful to have got this far, sans major illness, but certainly with a few crises…

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You must learn how to criticise properly

TweetToo many people do not criticise well.  Now, don’t start saying “well, we shouldn’t criticise at all” – totally, we should criticise!  But there’s a way to do it properly.  (Yes, there is an ‘s’ in criticise.) First Rule – never criticise the person.  I don’t even care if it’s Hitler, let alone Newt Gingrich…

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