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Joy Restoration

I think my new mission is Joy Restoration.  We’ve all had Joy.  I would even posit that it is our original state.  We may have had it removed through the careful application of social ‘normalization’, religious indoctrination and enforced maturation.

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Measurement is Management

This topic goes back to my very first blog entry on Productive Practice and it is sill one of the most important lessons I continue to work with and practice. Measurement is management.  The first step to change is measuring. 

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We need a runway for take-off and landing

I was on my yoga mat, in class, recently and had the following image;  the mat is like a little runway.  The practice we engage in, any practice, is both a jumping off spot and a place we land.  It

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Rebranding Ourselves

Think of some of the brands of which you are most aware.  If I showed you this logo and asked you for a word or two, what would you say?  Search.  Innovation.  Technology. If I showed you this one? Quality.

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Can’t See the Forest or the Trees

My basic method has to do with getting de-cluttered from the inside out, clearing out the mental overload that leads to stress and reduces productivity and going all the way through the individuals work and home environment.  I help folks

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Positive Thinking – umm?

Positive thinking is like positive drinking.  It can be intoxicating but don’t drive under the influence. Neutrality and outcome focus leaves us nimble, agile, flexible and ready to react to the realities we encounter between here and our goal.  Negative

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Practice Quote of the Day

“The Sufi way is through knowledge and practice, not through intellect and talk.” ― Idries Shah, Sufi Thought and Action  

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