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The Thanksgiving Gratitude Challenge

“Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude.”  – A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh  When my kids were young we went around the table at Thanksgiving and shared what we were thankful for. The adults went with the family, friends and health theme but the kids – well, they kept it real. Some examples: “I’m thankful I found my lost lego man;” “I’m thankful that Christmas is coming next;” and one of my all time favorites “I’m thankful I’m not a Pilgrim.” Yes, Thanksgiving is  the one day of

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Communication Tips From the Unlucky Traveler

Cornerstone Coaching and Training

My name is Betty and I am an unlucky traveler. I can’t explain why, but I do know of several colleagues who will no longer travel with me because, well,  things just happen to me.  If a storm is coming, plane maintenance is needed,  or the luggage guy gets confused, you can count on me to be on that flight.  Today was no exception. I was in Richmond, Virginia to speak about Generations at Work at the NCSL conference, and then visited with CSPN colleagues. The day started with an over “snooze,”  $10 short for a cab fare,  and then

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5 Ways to Make Gratitude a Daily Habit

Cornerstone Coaching and Training

This year has been one of blessings and tears. Countless blessings for all that I have, and also many tears for the heartbreak of losing two loved ones. My sister-in-law and my nephew both died recently, and going through the experience of saying good bye to them has reminded me, in a profound way, that: 1) Our life here is short. 2) Every day we have is a gift to be treasured and shared. One way to do that is to give thanks, not just at Thanksgiving, but every single day, for the blessings in our life. Here are some

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