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Monday Morning Motivator: OF TERRORISTS...AND TREES

OF TERRORISTS...AND TREES

 

There was no warning. Suddenly the lights went out in the bedroom of our house…

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Added by Gail Blanke on October 14, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: MONDAYS ARE FOR SINGING...

MONDAYS ARE FOR SINGING...

 

"You've got to have a song," I said in one of my Lifedesigns workshops. “What?!” a woman said,…

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Added by Gail Blanke on October 7, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

What Is Your Power Song?

POWER SONGS

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Added by Gail Blanke on October 6, 2013 at 10:12am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: Your Magical Listening Tour

YOUR MAGICAL LISTENING TOUR

 

The art of listening (and it is an art) is not practiced all that much anymore. "Already knowing"…

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Added by Gail Blanke on September 30, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: DON’T THINK ABOUT IT, JUST DO IT

 DON’T THINK ABOUT IT, JUST DO IT

 

Just when you might have thought all the “bad guys” were taking over, a “good guy” shows up and touches the lonely hearts and jaded minds of people from Hopkins, Minnesota to just about every village and hamlet in this eager-for-good-news country of ours. That’s where it happened: Hopkins, Minnesota at the Main Street Dairy Queen. The “good guy’s" name is Joey Prusack. He’s nineteen years old and is…

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Added by Gail Blanke on September 23, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: NO EXPERIENCE IS EVER WASTED

NO EXPERIENCE IS EVER WASTED 

 

Recently, someone whom I'd just met was reading my bio and noted that I'd majored in acting at Yale Graduate…

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Added by Gail Blanke on September 16, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: FIND A WAY

FIND A WAY

 

Diana Nyad's extraordinary success - being the first person to swim the 103 miles from Havana to Key West without the protection…

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Added by Gail Blanke on September 9, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: THE TWO MOST IMPORTANT DAYS IN YOUR LIFE...

THE TWO MOST IMPORTANT DAYS IN YOUR LIFE...

 

Mark Twain wrote, “The two most important days in your life are - the day you…

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Added by Gail Blanke on September 2, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: Watch Your Face

WATCH YOUR FACE!

 

As Jim and I came out of our apartment to take Willa, our Golden Retriever, for her run around the reservoir in Central…

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Added by Gail Blanke on August 26, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: Winging It...

 WINGING IT..

 

There's no getting around it. We live in an unscripted world. You can rehearse in front of a mirror til the cows come home -…

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Added by Gail Blanke on August 19, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: IT'S INCONVENIENT!

IT'S INCONVENIENT!

 

You leave your iPhone in the cab. You get (another) speeding ticket (if you get one more they'll take away your…

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Added by Gail Blanke on August 12, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: STRAIGHTEN UP!

 

STRAIGHTEN UP!

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Added by Gail Blanke on August 5, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: RATTLING CAGES

RATTLING CAGES

 

The Roman Emperor, Marcus Aurelius (referred to as "the wise") wrote, "If it is good to say or do something, then it…

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Added by Gail Blanke on July 29, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: PHONY EQUATIONS

PHONY EQUATIONS 

 

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Added by Gail Blanke on July 22, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: THE REPURPOSED LIFE

THE REPURPOSED LIFE  

 

A very dear friend of ours named David Page is possibly the most creative, imaginative person I know. Not…

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Added by Gail Blanke on July 15, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: MY FRIEND, JAKE

 

MY FRIEND, JAKE

 

A few years ago I did a radio call-in show…

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Added by Gail Blanke on July 8, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motovator: FROM SHRINKING VIOLET TO ALPHA FEMALE

 

FROM SHRINKING VIOLET TO ALPHA FEMALE

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Added by Gail Blanke on July 1, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: SO HOW'RE YOU DOING IN THOSE POLLS?

SO HOW'RE YOU DOING IN THOSE POLLS?

 

Good, I hope. But of course, chances are that'll only last for a minute. The next minute your "polls"…

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Added by Gail Blanke on June 24, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: What You See...Is What You Get

WHAT YOU SEE...IS WHAT YOU GET

 

Have you ever noticed how when you buy a new car all you can see on a road packed with hundreds of cars, are cars...just like yours…

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Added by Gail Blanke on June 10, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: DISCONNECTED IN A HYPER-CONNECTED WORLD

DISCONNECTED IN A HYPER-CONNECTED WORLD

 

As I was making my way around the Reservoir in Central Park yesterday I saw an adorable little…

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Added by Gail Blanke on June 3, 2013 at 5:11pm — No Comments

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