Prepare for Lent by concentrating the strongest defense where your ramparts are weakest

Israel Trip Oct-Nov 2016 Rampart WalkThe best way to prepare for Lent, about 30 days from now, is not decide what to give up, as if you were 9 years old, but how you are going to send Satan packing. Father John Tauler +1361 wrote that “when evil comes roaring upon poor, weak men, they instantly fall down helpless and he comes and tears ...

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Tech Tuesday – Great stuff for the busy executive. Waze, a superior navigation app

wazeI tested Waze out on the way home from Mass at a church I don’t normally attend.  I was familiar with the area but Waze told me to turn right…. right into a residential neighborhood instead of going down the main road. It was a “Luke moment” – the Luke in the first Star Wars movie as he was flying blind but with his ...

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Two Keys to Unlock Achievement in All Areas of Your Life

Two Keys to Unlock the Achievement in All Areas of Your Life

1. If it is important to you, you will find a way. If not, you’ll find an excuse. Call your excuse by the right name. The right name is : “No I won’t do __________ because __________”.
Now you have something tangible to work with!

2. Change occurs when the pain of the status quo becomes greater than the pain of changing. What are you holding on for dear life ...

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You Can’t See the Forest for the Trees

I’ve grown to appreciate those timeless sayings that used to annoy me as a kid. You know what I’m talking about. Like “A penny saved is a penny earned” from good ol’ Ben Franklin or “Fortune favors the bold” or “Actions speak louder than words.”

I’ve come to understand the business application of many adages and especially “You can’t see the forest ...

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