Life As A Work of Art – A Reflection – LowellAnn Fuglsang

Reflecting

Some time ago,  I came across a quotation by Rabbi Abraham Heschelt (as quoted by his daughter on CBC Radio) that gave me pause for reflection.  More recently, I have been searching for some inspiration in my work and realized it was right here, I had discovered it before –   Life as a work of art.

“Live your life as though it were a work of art, not a machine.”

And I could also say,  “Live your work as though it were a work of art, not a machine”

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Why Play is Important for Solopreneurs

Beanie Babies
We can get so bogged down with all the details of our work – goal setting, productivity, service, promotion – that eventually we conclude that we need to lighten up.  Following is my exploration of why play is important for solopreneurs.

How Do You Respond To Change?

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Lately, the subject of change seems to have come up everywhere – how it happens, why it happens, its impact.  As solopreneurs, we must discover ways to cope with it – both in life and in our work.  How Do You Respond To Change? For me, it boils down to what I have control over.

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How To Form A New Habit

Personal Development

I can’t think of anyone I know that doesn’t want want to drop, change or take on a new habit. Here I will describe my own efforts to form a new habit.

How it All Began

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Feedback – A Learning Tool

Constant Change

The way we think about Feedback

In organizational life, we tend to think of feedback in a rather limited way. Usually, we think of it in relation to those Performance Evaluations that we keep putting off until later. But if we widen our view of feedback, we’ll see that it could help us all move forward. It can let us know if we are on course or not, as it is a mechanism to help us adjust and move ahead a whole lot faster.  Feedback is a learning tool.

What is feedback? It is simply information. Information that is essential for learning at the individual, group or organizational level.

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An Exploration of Cynicism

Senior Lady

When we as individuals who tend to view the world through a positive lens, encounter those who seem to see everything from a negative stance, we need to understand where they are coming from.  Welcome to this exploration of cynicism

What is cynicism?

“It is a judgment that no one and nothing is worthy of respect.” There is disbelief in the integrity of others. Even typical human foibles are seen as a reason to convict a person as being guilty of a crime. (Coaching – Evoking Excellence in Others by James Flaherty)

What does it look like?

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Are you thinking about retirement?

There are lots of things to consider.  Let’s make sure you have a plan that you gives you joy just thinking about it!

This is my gift to you!