Category Archives: Top Dog Success

COMMUNITATION

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“Communitation” is the fine art of PARTICIPATORY COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT.  It is the art of intentionally, actively and proactively participating in a thriving, collaborative COMMUNITY. Lee Shulman Bierer [ www.collegeadmissionsstrategies.com ], provides an excellent example of “Communitation” applied to the process of seeking admission to college.  Her recommendations include: Watch online videos and take virtual tours […]

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FIVE HANDED NAVIGATION

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LIFE’S TOUGH! The CHALLENGES are FORMIDABLE The RESPONSIBILITIES are AWESOME The EXPECTATIONS are OUT OF SIGHT And TIME is always TOO SHORT for what we want and need to do Consequently, it’s increasingly clear that getting through life “on our own two feet with our own two hands” won’t get the job entirely done. We […]

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Who Knows You

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The best “insider” advice for success that most people have traditionally given aspiring emerging generations generally isn’t “Work Hard” and “Become Irreplaceable/Indispensible”.  It is: “It’s who you know!” However, I’ve found, personally, it’s been a lot more about WHO KNOWS YOU … and WHAT YOU CAN DO!   It’s not about “schmoozing”.   It’s about showing up, […]

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Conditioning

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I have been haunted by this intractable, plaintive cry of employers: “We can’t retain employees – some leaving after only a day on the job!” Landscaper  After spending 3 hours a day on several very modest landscaping projects at our new, down-sized house, I think I finally GET IT!   I would not, personally, last more […]

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Light Versus Dark

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There’s LIGHT and there’s DARK. In the beginning, there was only DARK.  DARK is the default and DARK is passive but it is MASSIVE. LIGHT requires an active source and has to be constantly generated to PUSH THROUGH DARK.  This requires tremendous amounts of energy input and expenditure. DARK only absorbs energy.  In the extreme […]

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