Entries from April 2008

Kevyn Malloy

Date April 24, 2008

Striving and Thriving As a young married woman with a degree in English Literature, Kevyn Malloy first chose the obvious path. She became a teacher, one of the few careers considered acceptable for women at the time. She could have stayed on that path and taught for decades. She could have risked just a little […]

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen: The Long View of Childhood

Date April 21, 2008

The Mentorship Approach With Kids & Teens All the skills, techniques, and perspectives provided by Faber and Mazlish give parents better relationships with their children. Many provide short-term results, and all of them are designed for long-term improvements in cooperation and communication. But one set of skills is specifically aimed at helping parents accomplish one […]

The Third Paradoxical Commandment

Date April 21, 2008

The Mentorship Approach With Teams & Groups If you are successful, you win false friends and true enemies. Succeed anyway. © Copyright Kent M. Keith 1968, renewed 2001 I didn’t see this extreme response to success while I was a business co-owner. That might be because our level of financial success was a steady, comfortable […]

Work, Money, & Play

Date April 14, 2008

Pursuit of Happiness: Work, Money, & Play The categories are a little jumbled this month to reflect how a lot of us have gotten our thoughts jumbled. We think we need money in order to play, and to have money we need to “work” – implying a certain level of drudgery and sacrifice. We formulate […]

Why Don’t I Do Things On My To-Do List?

Date April 7, 2008

Elephant Burgers Back in February I posted an Elephant Burgers article titled This Sounds Nuts! But I Think You’ll Like It. I gave a brief overview of a system for defining a long-term vision, setting annual goals, then breaking them into monthly pieces and eventually into daily steps. Boy, was I hot stuff! Then a […]