Archive for May, 2016

Replace Improbable Negative Thoughts With Realistic Positive Thoughts

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Replace Improbable Negative Thoughts With Realistic Positive Thoughts

I came to the realization recently that the negative thoughts we so often entertain are usually extremely unlikely and improbable, and for this reason should be even easier to cast aside and replace with positive thinking. Our breeder had been emailing us weekly videos every Tuesday of the newborn puppies we were going to choose […]

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The One Thing Really Smart People Do

Filed in Living by on May 19, 2016 2 Comments
The One Thing Really Smart People Do

I had only been in the business world for a couple of weeks, and I was invited to attend a big meeting with the Director of our department. I knew he must be a smart guy, based on his impressive education and quick rise up through the corporate ranks. I was really looking forward to […]

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A Loving Tribute to My Wise and Funny Dad

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A Loving Tribute to My Wise and Funny Dad

My father was a Chicago firefighter and bricklayer/construction company owner. He was a hard-working, honest Midwesterner who didn’t take any crap from anybody. He was also a shrewd and instinctive businessman. And he could be hilarious. So in tribute to my dad, who passed away three years ago, here are his top 10 sayings. I […]

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Do Your Household Pets Have a CEO and CFO?

Filed in Living by on May 5, 2016 0 Comments
Do Your Household Pets Have a CEO and CFO?

This may seem like an odd question, so let me explain. Before we adopted our wonderful new pet Anderson, I read some books on dog care and training. These books emphasized that your newly adopted pet will be looking to you as their “pack leader.” In the wild, animals that are being raised from infancy […]

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