Words Really Do Matter!

December 25, 2014 in Jim's Journal

Enjoyed your Christmas? Did your chestnuts roast on an open fire? How about Jack Frost? Did he nip at your nose? Spend time with family and friends? Or did you
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In A Perfect World…

December 18, 2014 in Jim's Journal

In a perfect world… We would have time for family dinner every day of the week.   Many of us, if we are honest, are working seven days a week.  We
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You Gotta Love that Feeling!

December 17, 2014 in Jim's Journal

If you’ve ever worked out, after a long layoff, you are terribly sore the next day.  If you’ve ever lifted weights, after having not done so for a long time,
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Still in the Kiddie Pool?

December 16, 2014 in Jim's Journal

On the JSJI cruise two weeks ago I spent a lot of time at the pool on the top deck (working on my tan and reading).  Next to the bigger
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Remember Me?

December 15, 2014 in Jim Bag Blog

I met Matt Paul, for the first time, last Friday in Starbucks.  I’m not a coffee drinker (as a matter of fact neither one of us ordered anything).  We met
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December 14, 2014 in Jim's Journal

Do you have a GPS in your car?  Do you use it?  Has it ever yelled at you, “Recalculating?”  Did you listen?  Did you pay closer attention to where you
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In A Perfect World…

December 11, 2014 in Jim's Journal

In a perfect world… Conferences around the globe would only use speakers and trainers who “brought it!”  Showing up and throwing up would not be permitted.  People pay a lot
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I See YOU in There!

December 10, 2014 in Jim's Journal

Life’s “Waiting Room” is pretty full.  I mean it’s packed!  A can of sardines (that’s right, I said sardines) has more space. The people inside the “Waiting Room” are those
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The Tree!

December 8, 2014 in Jim's Journal

It’s that time again!  Chestnuts roasting on an open fire.  Jack Frost nipping at your nose.  Long lines. frantic shoppers, self-created stress and myriad tension conventions.  Yes, the holiday season
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Still Playing Simon Says?

December 7, 2014 in Jim's Journal

I’m sure that you, like me, know someone who’s doing something because, as they put it in their own words, “Everybody else is doing it.”  If that wasn’t the motivating
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