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Poetry Friday: Autumn Equinox poem

Brenda is hosting at Friendly Fairy Tales! Lately I’ve been playing a mind game with myself: no social media unless I’ve written a poem. (Given it’s required for my job, I may be more motivated!) Guess what? I’m writing more. (Thanks, Diane, for the Wonderopolis reminder — I’ve been getting ideas there too!) And I’m […]

Poetry Friday & my One Little Word for 2016

It’s Friday somewhere in the world, and a double celebration — Poetry Friday & the arrival of 2016. For me, it’s a triple celebration, because Jan. 1 is also my anniversary. Mark and I have been married for 8 years. (GASP!) Mary Lee is hosting the round-up at A Year of Reading. Earlier this year […]

Strengths Based Leadership by Tom Rath & Barry Conchie, copyright 2008

“If you focus on people’s weaknesses, they lose confidence.” The main premise of Rath & Conchie’s best-selling book, Strengths Based Leadership, is building on existing strengths increases the capacity of leaders and teams to work effectively, harmoniously, and profitably. They had me at the opening sentences: “If you spend your life trying to be good […]