The Classic Pamela Positive: The Days of Linear Giving Are Over

hands-462297_640The days of “linear giving” are over — what I mean is, it’s not “I give you this, you give me that.”   That’s Linear Giving and it doesn’t always happen. Continue reading

The Classic Pamela Positive: “When You Learn Something From People…” – Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma“When you learn something from people or from a culture, you accept it as a gift, and it is your lifelong commitment to preserve that gift and to build on that gift.”
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The Classic Pamela Positive: “In Happy Moments…”

pray-455856_640“In happy moments, praise God.  In the difficult moments, seek God.  In the quiet moments, trust God.  In every moment, thank God.”

– Robert Albert Wood

“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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