Entries Categorized as 'Zines in 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?

Life After Jobs

Date May 30, 2008

Striving and Thriving This month we pause in the series of profiles to present an article adapted from an upcoming e-book for people considering creative career choices and entrepreneurship. Throughout most of human history, the work people did was determined by survival. Hunters and gatherers hunted and gathered. As people learned to cultivate crops and […]

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen: Effective Praise

Date May 19, 2008

The Mentorship Approach With Kids & Teens “You are wonderful!” “That’s the most amazing project I’ve ever seen!” “You’re the best assistant division manager in the whole company!” Are you buying that?

The Fourth Paradoxical Commandment

Date May 19, 2008

The Mentorship Approach With Teams & Groups The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. © Copyright Kent M. Keith 1968, renewed 2001 This isn’t really a revolutionary concept. In Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar Marc Antony delivers the line in one of the most-memorized speeches in the English language: “The evil that […]

The Right Condiments and Toppings

Date May 5, 2008

Elephant Burgers Elephant Burgers is about different ways to approach large or ongoing projects and break them into achievable steps. It’s about creative ideas for tackling something overwhelming and making the boring parts more enjoyable. You might be able to stand the taste of that elephant by making it into burgers. But what happens when […]

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 […]