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VIA
06
Mar

Are You a Contender?

Do you feel as though you are just too tired to try again? Do you feel you land the punches perfectly but keep getting knocked down? Do you wonder if you have it in you to get up, yet again, and fight the good fight? Do you feel all those things and try again, anyway;...
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12
Jan

Integrity 101

by Andrea Goeglein Do you conduct your business life with integrity?  Integrity is actually one of the values that the research behind the VIA (Values in Action) showed to be present when a society flourished. Dr. Success Challenge:  Make a few quick lists 1) List a time someone in business did not engage in your...
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02
Jul

New Beginnings by Jada Yarbough

New Beginnings is an excellent example of the possibility for moment-by-moment life reframing. Throughout Jada’s piece she expresses signs of Values in Action such as creativity and love of learning.  Jada is using self-reflection as a road to self-awareness — which leads her directly to the paramount importance of social connections to personal well-being.  Memories...
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07
Jul

Courage

This week has been all about freedom in the United States.   Freedom may have been the theme, but I was reminded how important the emotional strength of courage is to our freedom in some unusual ways.  The courage of those who protect our freedom is obvious.  What I had lost focus of was how much courage it takes  achieve...
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08
Oct

Negative Reports of Positive Psychology

Negative reports of positive psychology show ignorance isn’t bliss By Adam Barsky, University of Melbourne and Michael Zyphur, University of Melbourne Perhaps because the word positive automatically brings to mind the insufferable yellow smiley face, the field of positive psychology is struggling to get the respect that it deserves. Two articles in the Fairfax press...
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25
May

What Do You Value?

ow this old post really made me smile.  I found as I was planning this trip that I have a very cheap streak.  That streak is along the lines of never wanting to invest money on ‘side trips’ — I like to go first class, stay first class, spend first class — but don’t like...
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19
May

Some Make Lemonade, Others Create New Drinks

This is the second in a series of four blogs which I will be posting about a 20 something who has embraced their natural strengths and created early positive movement on their crooked road of success.Dr. Success Challenge: Pick your favorite top strength from your VIA (Values In Action) results. I know you have now...
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