Do You Have A Rescue Team?

You never know when you might find yourself in a crevasse! When you travel your route to freedom, sometimes things can go wrong. Knowing that in advance, you can prepare for the bad times by creating a “Rescue Team” that can respond to your call for help in times of need. I’ve been part of a […]

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Antarctic Skua

Damn Skuas!

While I was stationed in Antarctica I flew with both helicopter crews and fixed wing crews as a Search And Rescue Medical Technician. When preparing for a flight one of the duties we often had was to go to the central galley (chow hall) and collect enough box lunches for the crew. Many of the […]

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Taking a Sextant Reading

How To Change Course Even If You Think You Can’t!

It’s Never Too Late Do you feel like you are a passenger on a roller coaster through life? Are there ups and downs and some thrills, but you have no control over the ride? Do you ever feel like George Jetson on his treadmill yelling, “Jane, stop this crazy thing!”? While it may feel this […]

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Don’t run from your problem, run towards your goal.

Where is your focus as you work towards your goals?   Do you know someone that seems to always be fighting with a certain issue? Does it seem like they can never quite get past it, no matter how hard they try. They have attacked the issue from five different directions and yet, they never […]

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Prison Exit

Break Out Of (Your) Prison!

Set Yourself Free   Because most people can’t imagine a life that they haven’t lived, their perception of their place in the world is what keeps them inside their current box. They live in prisons devised of their own thoughts, fears and expectations. They don’t realize that the bars are there until they try and […]

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Quality Over Quantity

The attractions of online shopping draw hundreds of millions Americans to the web every year, and Google is taking advantage, offering thousands of items at prices similar to a brick-and-mortar store. The search giant is also offering an entire catalog of more than 40 million recipes, with links to the corresponding recipe websites in addition […]

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You Are Not Your Job!

  You are a human being. When you were young, do you remember being asked the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”? What the hell kind of question is that? Its a leading question is what it is. It programs us into thinking of ourselves as our occupation from an […]

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Be Your Own 1% (part 2)

Be Your Own 1% (part 2) In last weeks post, I talked about the current recession and how too many people are relying on what has become a fragile state of employment, working for others. When we work for someone else, we surrender our decision making capability for the illusion of security. The larger the […]

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Be Your Own 1%!

Do you ever feel like a rat in a maze? Always following the same route trying to get to the cheese. Well, we as a nation need to understand that our cheese has moved. Jobs that have been around for decades are fading into the night. These aren’t just numbers on a spreadsheet or abstract […]

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You Live In A Box! (part 2)

In Part 1 we talked about how you end up in the box you are in and how important it is for you to take control of the shape of that box! What expectations do your friends and family have that do not match your expectations of and for yourself?  This mismatch of expectations can […]

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