Category Archives: The Pamela Positive

“Swearing doesn’t make your argument valid; it just tells the other person you have lost your class and control.” – Shannon L. Adler

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“Swearing doesn’t make your argument valid; it just tells the other person you have lost your class and control.”

- Shannon L. Alder

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“Life has not forgotten you…” – Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet

moth-butterfly-insect-88365-l“So you must not be frightened if a sadness rises up before you larger than any you have ever seen…life has not forgotten you, that it holds you in its hand; it will not let you fall.”

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“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” – Abraham Lincoln

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“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.”

- Abraham Lincoln

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The Classic Pamela Positive: Winning Over Obstacles

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“History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.” 

- Bertie C. Forbes

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The Classic Pamela Positive: Call Your Team — But DON’T Give Them Anything To Do

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One of the most powerful things you can do to recognize someone on your team is to call them, thank them and say “You’re doing a wonderful job today, and I wanted to thank you. That’s it. I just wanted you to know, and for you to take the time to recognize it. Please know how much I appreciate your consistent work and positive attitude.”  Do not add on a ‘to do.’ I know that’s tempting as we as CEO’s have a lot we want to accomplish!  But just let the conversation rest in genuine appreciation. It’s one of the best ways you can thank someone — without agenda.

“Love is a fruit in season at all times” – Mother Teresa

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“Love is a fruit in season at all times and within the reach of every hand. Anyone may gather it and no limit is set. Everyone can reach this love through meditation, prayer, sacrifice and an intense inner life.”
- Mother Teresa

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“Love is a spirit all compact of fire, Not gross to sink, but light, and will aspire.” – William Shakespeare

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“Love is a spirit all compact of fire,
Not gross to sink, but light, and will aspire.”
– William Shakespeare

Love is gentle and soft.

Yet Love is also filled with fire, energy, excitement and hope! Continue reading