Although the Anglo-Saxon Americans who were settling the west often learned the hard way how powerful and intelligent the Comanche were. Over time their material wealth and technological superiority overwhelmed the natives, but not before they had learned numerous lessons.
If you live in a different state than your immediate family, traveling with your children is inevitable. Having done this for the past five years, I like to consider myself a professional.
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Here are 3 things you can do to help you channel your deep pain into an opportunity for your greatest growth:
Like the arrival of autumn, time marches on and we can moan about the good ole days or embrace the adventures to come. Today I think I'll decorate the porch with autumn's abundance, and go share a pumpkin spice latte with friends.
Be kind to yourself and...
Children aren't adults, and they may not have the cognitive ability we do, but they are extremely quick studies, and they absorb everything you say and do.
Leadership is overrated. All too often accompanied by inflated ego and entitlement, it tears us apart, offers a temporary façade of confidence, and severs our relationship with the only true leader.
The holiday season is about to start. Our children will soon be wafting in the sweet smell of homemade apple pie, filling their bags with tricks and treats, having visions of sugar plum fairies dancing in their heads, and dumping out holiday stockings filled with care (and lots of candy canes).
In the eternal words of Ferris Bueller,"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop [and put your phone down] once in a while, you could miss it."
I've spent countless hours on the road and delivering speeches to all sorts of audiences about strategies for achieving maximum potential. As with so much else, I feel I need to remind you all that of course, there is no uniform approach or nugget of knowledge that you can grasp for immediate and long-term success. Success does not happen overnight, but it does happen over time.
Nothing feels more like a fresh start more than becoming a parent. When a child is born, the future is one vast, clean slate riding on a sea of our finest hopes, dreams, and intentions. Yet, pretty much every parent quickly learns that the sea is much rockier than anticipated.
Today's parents are flooded with well-meaning advice, but it's not always practical or easy to implement.
Let's not allow our "virtual hugs" and online conversations to replace real conversations and warm hugs. I know that I will really talk with my children and hug them a little tighter tonight. After they go to bed, I will be sure to embrace my solitude by unplugging from my devices.
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