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In seeking simplicity we do not ignore our lives but what distracts us.

This volume is written as a series of ‘thinking pieces’ that are to serve as points of meditation on important matters. Think of them as rocks leading to the shore. I’ll leave you to figure out what and where the shore is, what the canoe signifies and what’s the reason for the journey. All I..

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The clutter of our lives & minds entangles us in a cycle of haste, alienation & exhaustion

This volume is written as a series of ‘thinking pieces’ that are to serve as points of meditation on important matters. Think of them as rocks leading to the shore. I’ll leave you to figure out what and where the shore is, what the canoe signifies and what’s the reason for the journey. All I..

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It is wise to step back from our preoccupations & listen to the rhythms of our hearts & minds

This volume is written as a series of ‘thinking pieces’ that are to serve as points of meditation on important matters. Think of them as rocks leading to the shore. I’ll leave you to figure out what and where the shore is, what the canoe signifies and what’s the reason for the journey. All I..

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Mentor or Coach? What’s the difference and why is might be important to you.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ You have to make changes … Many people stand before the door of opportunity and never knock –  let alone open it and go through. Do you ask yourself … Am I sabotaging my future because of who I have allowed myself to become? Am I who I want to be for the rest..

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In seeking simplicity we ask “does it make us more happy or free?”

This volume is written as a series of ‘thinking pieces’ that are to serve as points of meditation on important matters. Think of them as rocks leading to the shore. I’ll leave you to figure out what and where the shore is, what the canoe signifies and what’s the reason for the journey. All I..

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The step possible in the moment is always a new beginning. Take it with calm confidence.

This volume is written as a series of ‘thinking pieces’ that are to serve as points of meditation on important matters. Think of them as rocks leading to the shore. I’ll leave you to figure out what and where the shore is, what the canoe signifies and what’s the reason for the journey. All I..

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We turn our attention to this moment & let it speak to us of wonder, mystery, harmony & peace

This volume is written as a series of ‘thinking pieces’ that are to serve as points of meditation on important matters. Think of them as rocks leading to the shore. I’ll leave you to figure out what and where the shore is, what the canoe signifies and what’s the reason for the journey. All I..

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Every step is a beginning and a rebirth.

This volume is written as a series of ‘thinking pieces’ that are to serve as points of meditation on important matters. Think of them as rocks leading to the shore. I’ll leave you to figure out what and where the shore is, what the canoe signifies and what’s the reason for the journey. All I..

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The source of happiness and unhappiness lies nowhere else but in our minds and hearts.

This volume is written as a series of ‘thinking pieces’ that are to serve as points of meditation on important matters. Think of them as rocks leading to the shore. I’ll leave you to figure out what and where the shore is, what the canoe signifies and what’s the reason for the journey. All I..

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A Leadership Mentor – Finding the Right One

Earl R Smith II, PhD DrSmith@Dr-Smith.com Dr-Smith.com (Read More From My Blog) Leadership mentoring can make a huge difference in the career prospects of an up-and-coming executive. The delays and risks of learning by experience – by your mistakes and successes – can put you seriously behind your competitors. There is a sense of gambling..

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The only moment that offers the possibility of transformation and simplicity is this moment.

This volume is written as a series of ‘thinking pieces’ that are to serve as points of meditation on important matters. Think of them as rocks leading to the shore. I’ll leave you to figure out what and where the shore is, what the canoe signifies and what’s the reason for the journey. All I..

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“Confidence is ignorance. If you’re cocky, it’s because there’s something you don’t know.”

This volume is written as a series of ‘thinking pieces’ that are to serve as points of meditation on important matters. Think of them as rocks leading to the shore. I’ll leave you to figure out what and where the shore is, what the canoe signifies and what’s the reason for the journey. All I..

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Making the Possible Probable – A Mentoring Case Study

Earl R. Smith II, PhD DrSmith@Dr-Smith.com Dr-Smith.com (Read More From My Blog) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When you awake each morning, the day presents you with literally thousands of possibilities. Human existence is chocked full of possibilities. But the important questions is, what is probable? And the more important question is, how can you make the right possible..

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The world that invites profound transformation is the one we carry within us.

This volume is written as a series of ‘thinking pieces’ that are to serve as points of meditation on important matters. Think of them as rocks leading to the shore. I’ll leave you to figure out what and where the shore is, what the canoe signifies and what’s the reason for the journey. All I..

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The Treasure of This Moment

Earl R Smith II, PhD DrSmith@Dr-Smith.com Dr-Smith.com (Read More From My Blog) You are busy. There is so much happening around you. People, events – the general coming and going that makes up your day. All of these keep you distracted – sociologists and psychologists would describe you as engaged and involved. Your mind is..

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Finding a Mirror – Realizing

Earl R Smith II, PhD DrSmith@Dr-Smith.com Dr-Smith.com Read More From My Blog ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We look in them every day – and use them as metaphors for achieving deeper self-knowledge. Every person we meet is one and what they show us can be far more valuable than any highly polished surface. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I won’t sugarcoat it..

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Serenity, compassion, and stillness are not accidents but consciously cultivated paths.

This volume is written as a series of ‘thinking pieces’ that are to serve as points of meditation on important matters. Think of them as rocks leading to the shore. I’ll leave you to figure out what and where the shore is, what the canoe signifies and what’s the reason for the journey. All I..

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