Entries from February 2008

Jean Good: Six Degrees Of Connection

Date February 29, 2008

Striving and Thriving “What was that you were doing?” Jean Good asked her husband Scott. He was in the garage, actually trying to have some privacy. He was practicing his newfound sport Tae Kwon Do and didn’t really want her to see him. Scott was practicing basic form one, the first collection of steps new […]

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen: The Second Tip Is Abracadabra

Date February 29, 2008

The Mentorship Approach With Kids & Teens How do we get our kids to do what they’re supposed to do? Most of us grew up with basic chores, homework, and house rules. It all seems perfectly logical to us as adults. But our kids don’t seem to agree! When simple directions don’t work, some parents […]

The First Paradoxical Commandment

Date February 29, 2008

The Mentorship Approach With Teams & Groups People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. © Copyright Kent M. Keith 1968, renewed 2001 Words like these sound wonderful in an inspirational speech or a sermon. I close my eyes and smile and think, “What a wonderful world.” Then reality walks in wearing flesh and […]

Work At What You Love

Date February 29, 2008

Pursuit of Happiness: Work & Play What better way to pursue happiness than by learning how to work at what you love? What better way to combine work and play than by bringing the things you enjoy into your work life? Even better, how about sending yourself on a retreat to have fun, enjoy time […]

Kickin’ Credit Card Debt

Date February 29, 2008

Pursuit of Happiness: Money I listen to financial advice talk shows from time to time. Two of my favorites are Dave Ramsey on the radio and Suze Orman on television. If you’ve heard both of them, you might have noticed their ideas are different in a lot of ways. They especially differ on how to […]

This Sounds Nuts! But I Think You’ll Like It

Date February 29, 2008

Elephant Burgers For me, scheduling my time is like budgeting my money. If I make a plan for it, I direct it and stay in charge. If I don’t have a plan, I spend some here and spend some there and turn around at the end of the day and wonder where it all went. […]