Category Archives: Team Building

Touches

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Success in basketball depends on how many “touches” you get.  You can’t shoot the ball or get points or get assists if you can’t get any “touches”. If you’re a dependable ball handler or shooter, you’ll get lots of “touches”.  Your coach and team mates will seek you out. However, “touches” don’t come easy.  You […]

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Force the Issue

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In describing the ERTIA UNLIMITED “Lifecourse Diagram”, one of the major points to be made is how important it is to make ourselves “helpable” … i.e., by showing some degree of initiative … by being a “Player” , with an inclination to advance and with some reasonable prospects and positive possibilities of making life happen.  […]

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Buck Stops Here

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The wife was cleaning out the refrigerator shelves but couldn’t figure out how to remove a retaining rack, so she called Super-Hurango for help!  [OK, it was probably a ploy to make retired SH feel useful!]  A 22-second assessment, including two “trial” but failed approaches, finally ended in a successful rack removal venture.  [She then […]

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Breaking Better

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I reflexively wince when seeing or hearing reference to the Kentucky motto: “Unbridled Spirit”. Of course, there’s the superficial first inclination – at least in Kentucky – to conjure images of “unbridled” horses galloping idyllically through open meadows, running with the wind. How liberating!     One also might picture the unbridled, unsaddled horses of […]

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Be A Player

Ed Romond loved mathematics.  After high school, he got a BA in math, and started his career teaching high school math in Boston.  While his wife was matriculating through a Psychiatric Nursing program, she planted a seed of alternative interest, suggesting that Ed consider a more challenging career possibility in medicine.  He was intrigued: it […]

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