Monthly Archives: January 2015

Take-aways from the #yourturnchallenge

Today is day 7 of the week-long Your Turn Challenge, started by @winniekao.  The prompt for this final post is “What are you taking away from this challenge?” I am taking a few things away: It is not hard to … Continue reading

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Surprising myself

Today’s task for the #yourturnchallenge is to relate a time that I surprised myself. There have been a few times that I have surprised myself, but most of them were not sudden, they happened over a period of time.  Two … Continue reading

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Stuck on Unstuck

Today’s question for the @winniekao #yourturnchallenge is “What advice would you give for getting unstuck?” I must confess I needed to look up “unstuck”.  I also need to look at other #yourturnchallenge posts, such as this one,  by Maria Aldrey … Continue reading

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People person

Today’s question for the @winniekao #yourturnchallenge is to talk about something you are good at. This is a challenge. I don’t like blogging about what I am good at.  I like blogging about what I learned, and how I might … Continue reading

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Communication

Day 3 of the #yourturnchallenge asks us to blog about something that we think should be improved. For me, it’s communication. Without good quality communication, misunderstandings and conflict occur. So, what is good communication.  Some may say expressing your thoughts … Continue reading

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Important to me

… quality time with the family … learning new things in my job …. treating others with respect, compassion and empathy … keeping healthy and fit …. balancing work and leisure … unplugging …. reading and growing (intellectually, not physically!) … Continue reading

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