“What the World Needs Is People Who Have Come Alive” – Howard Thurman

children-479692_640“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” - Howard Thurman

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Robin Williams’ Comedy: What You Can Learn from Him and Apply It to the Workplace

rsz_281162_1280x720Robin Williams truly helped the world.

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The Classic Pamela Positive: Loyalty to Those Not Present

mother-425804_640“One of the most important ways to manifest integrity is to be loyal to those who are not present.   In doing so, we build the trust of those who are present.  When you defend those who are absent, you retain the trust of those present.”

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Celebrate People… Celebrate Moments!

It doesn't really endI just got done speaking at Berkeley to a group who wanted to find the right volunteer opportunity.  And yet on the way… we talked too about being able to serve right now.

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The Classic Pamela Positive: “Yet to Begin” – Martha Stewart

Martha_StewartI never thought about where I would end up. In fact, much of my life and life’s work is yet to begin.

– Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart is the founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, known for her home, crafts and cooking advice.  She is especially known for her TV show, her Martha Stewart Living magazine, and for her cookbooks.

The Classic Pamela Positive: Thinking of the Things in My Life That Bring Me Pleasure Is a Peaceful and Positive Way to Start the Day. – Warren Bennis

sunflower-450232_640“Thinking of the things in my life that bring me pleasure is a peaceful and positive way to start the day — and a much better way to deal with a perceived failure than to ruminate on it.  When you’re down, think of the things you have to look forward to. When you are no longer in the grip of the mishap, then you are ready to reflect on it…  After reflection, the learning of the past is known, and the solution of the experience — the course of action we must take as a result — becomes clear. ”

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A Solution to Any Relationship Problem: What Abraham Lincoln Did

The_Peacemakers_1868“You can have no conflict without being yourselves the aggressors…

Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection.”

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