Author Archives: Anne Kirvan

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Working Together Serves Self-interest Best

Is self-serving self-interest the optimal path to success? I think not. Study after study after study show us that playing well with others is usually a more optimal road to success as well as supporting a happier and longer life. Here are two points from a Forbes article – How Empathy Can Help You Be Successful…

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Double Down on Success with Waste Management

Employing Waste Management to Boost Success Every week we drag those three cans to the curb for the garbage truck. There’s the landfill can for the garbage we want to be rid of. There’s the recycle can for the items that can be reused or repurposed. And there’s the green can for items that can…

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Celebrate your Dependence Today

No one lives, succeeds or survives in a vacuum Today is Independence Day in he United States. Independence is a cultural ideal in America. The lone hero, cowboy, cop, business magnate, etc. are part of our cultural psyche of “Go West” and succeed. Are any of us truly independent? Who of us would have survived…

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A Detox Duet for Your Road to Success

Healthy Habits, People & Decisions versus the Toxic Waltz A Pair of Toxins to Avoid for Healthy Business Gossip & Gossipers – Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip. – Will Rogers       People who gossip about others will certainly gossip about…

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Patience: the Mother of All Virtues

Patience reveals all Patience is not simply the ability to wait – it’s how we behave while we’re waiting. – Joyce Meyer The art of patience is a lost art in these days of cell phone mania and soundbite reality. There is very little that can be learned or acquired in a New York minute.…

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Mayday, mayday, May Day

Don’t panic May Day is here! Mayday, the international distress call, originated in 1923 within the aviation industry. In 1948 it became the recognized international distress call for planes and ships. Mayday has to be repeated 3 times before any other details of the emergency are reported. May Day, the holiday, was a traditional Spring…

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Hey! Fever

It’s hay fever time and all I got to say is – HEY Fever! Do you remember the Doctor? I’m talking Dr. Johnny Fever at WKRP in Cincinnatti. The “Doctor” is a great talker to his radio audience when he is in a confident mood. He can jive with the best D.J.s of his era.…

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Tweet and die

Your Twitter account may be a death sentence A data scientist at the University of Pennsylvania says what you tweet may reflect your risk of heart disease! How many times have we heard; how many books tell us? ATTITUDE is life changing, MINDSET is crucial, WORLDVIEW matters! What we tweet speaks to who we are.…

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