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Random acts of kindness.

Random acts of kindness.

What do we need in order to excel? What is one of the most effective ways of building rapport and developing strong alliances? I dare to say that the fuel for us human beings is affirmation. We have this deep seated need to be noticed. It is part of our nature. We...

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Choosing your battles.

Choosing your battles.

Some of us have a very strong passion for justice. Which is not to say that we are better than other people. It just means that when our subjective perception of what is right versus what is wrong becomes unhinged, we feel a pressing need to say what we think. Anyone...

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What is your interpretation?

What is your interpretation?

I remember the AIDS crisis. I used to be so puzzled over why some HIV infected individuals developed AIDS and dies very quickly. Others hardly got any symptoms at all. I also remember all the speculations. Self-made experts popped up everywhere. The arrogance. The...

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Competence versus gender.

Competence versus gender.

Today I’m writing a short post based on a comment I read on Facebook. You have all hear this type of comments claiming that competence must come first and gender, race, and ethnicity second. The comment I wrote as a reply caused a lot of reactions. Some agreed with me...

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To slip into depression because we’re used to it.

To slip into depression because we’re used to it.

Many people have experienced times in life when things are blue and everything feels hard. We all react different to crisis and stress. However, feeling down and apathetic is a very common and normal crisis reaction. It rough to be in a crisis. When we feel that...

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Touch me!

Touch me!

I was at my barber’s last yet. I just love being pampered and Antonio knows what he is doing. He is great at cutting and shaving, but what stick out the most is his presence and his touch. He is incredible. As a professional there is no sexual tension in the picture...

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Some thoughts during the pandemic.

Some thoughts during the pandemic.

This week I’ve had five friends who have lost family members to Covid. The grief is compact and heavy. When my close friends are grieving, my heart breaks. I told a couple of friends about these deaths. Their responses were horrifying. They asked om those who had died...

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Anxiety is a loaded word.

Anxiety is a loaded word.

Of course, it’s a loaded word. There is so much energy in anxiety. Anyone who’s experienced it knows how overwhelming it is. Do you know how common it is with anxiety? It’s more common than a lot of people think. Anxiety is not something we walk around bragging about,...

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Leadership with focus on the individual.

Leadership with focus on the individual.

During this surrealistic pandemic, we’ve seen how differently we react. Everything from catastrophic thought patterns to denial. Our reactions are very individual. We have seen how different camps have formed around Corona. As a leader and manager, it becomes of...

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People’s values are surfacing.

People’s values are surfacing.

Covid is truly bringing out the best and the worst in people. I have heard people come up with the most horrible statements and usually those come from people who come from wealthy countries. They talk about the economy more than they talk about human lives. They talk...

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