Entries from June 2008

Fahrenheit 2100

Date June 30, 2008

Striving and Thriving The witches in Shakespeare’s Macbeth were referring to their potion when they said Fire burn, and cauldron bubble. Their heavy, solid metal cauldron could withstand the heat. But throw it into a glassblowers’ furnace, where glass is kept molten at 2100 degrees Fahrenheit, and the cauldron really would bubble. Watching glassblowers work […]

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen: No More Boxes & Ruts

Date June 30, 2008

The Mentorship Approach With Kids & Teens The sixth chapter of How To Talk So Kids Will Listen is the final chapter introducing a category of skills and is the final unit in the training series. It’s titled “Freeing Children From Playing Roles.” I like to think of it as freeing children from limiting their […]

The Fifth Paradoxical Commandment

Date June 30, 2008

The Mentorship Approach With Teams & Groups Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable: be honest and frank anyway. © Copyright Kent M. Keith 1968, renewed 2001 We all have a face we wear in public. Some philosophers and psychologists refer to this as an act or a façade because it’s meant to show people what […]

Or The Pursuit Of Status?

Date June 30, 2008

Pursuit of Happiness: Money, Work, & Play Making authenticity a priority has obvious benefits for your psychological health and your spiritual balance. It gives you focus to make sure you don’t over-schedule yourself with too many activities. It helps you establish your priorities and stick with them. But it also brings an unexpected benefit.

How Do You Drink Water?

Date June 30, 2008

Elephant Burgers Elephant Burgers is usually about different ways to approach large or ongoing projects and break them into achievable steps. It’s about accomplishment. But what happens when something is important to do, but it isn’t a project to complete?