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Taking Action to Increase Accountability

April 18, 2014 - Greg Schinkel

Taking Action to Increase Accountability Let’s define accountability as having a sense of ownership over your work and receiving consequences for your actions and behaviors. Those consequences can either be positive (praise, promotion, recognition, compensation, more f…

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Calgary Cares: Guest Blog by Andrew H. Ruhland

April 17, 2014 - Patricia Morgan

Today, we remain a community in mourning. Calgary is well known for its clear running water; right now that includes the tears being shed in countless homes, offices, and classrooms. Water in all forms can cleanse and heal…if we allow it to by literally going with the…

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Know and Value Your Values

April 17, 2014 - Patricia Morgan

The Oxford dictionary’s definition of value is The regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something. Although intellectually I know it is important and I may say I value exercise and fitness, it is of low value to me. Why? Becau…

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Aging Process Not for Sissies

April 17, 2014 - Patricia Morgan

Regardless of the clichés such as Age is just a number, I found myself muttering Getting older is not much fun, Aging is not for sissies, and I am ready for a nap. Dental surgery had resulted in a sore mouth, Tylenol threes and penicillin plus. I wondered about slowing down…

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You know what happens when you “assume”

April 16, 2014 - Rhonda Scharf

You may have heard the phrase, “When you assume you make an “ass of u and me.” We all make assumptions in life; sometimes, many a day. Often we’re correct and it shows that we have an understanding of the situation. Sometimes, however, our assumptions are wrong and w…

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Taking Action to Increase Accountability

April 18, 2014 - Greg Schinkel

Taking Action to Increase Accountability Let’s define accountability as having a sense of ownership over your work and receiving consequences for your actions and behaviors. Those consequences can either be positive (praise, promotion, recognition, compensation, more f…

Calgary Cares: Guest Blog by Andrew H. Ruhland

April 17, 2014 - Patricia Morgan

Today, we remain a community in mourning. Calgary is well known for its clear running water; right now that includes the tears being shed in countless homes, offices, and classrooms. Water in all forms can cleanse and heal…if we allow it to by literally going with the…

Know and Value Your Values

April 17, 2014 - Patricia Morgan

The Oxford dictionary’s definition of value is The regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something. Although intellectually I know it is important and I may say I value exercise and fitness, it is of low value to me. Why? Becau…

Aging Process Not for Sissies

April 17, 2014 - Patricia Morgan

Regardless of the clichés such as Age is just a number, I found myself muttering Getting older is not much fun, Aging is not for sissies, and I am ready for a nap. Dental surgery had resulted in a sore mouth, Tylenol threes and penicillin plus. I wondered about slowing down…
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