Working While You Wait

How long is too long to wait for something? When you think about it, stress is caused by our inability to wait. Stress does not get thrown onto us. In effect, we choose stress by being impatient. Write the following…

Contented Ambition

Content [kon-tent] adjective – in a perpetual state of peaceful happiness. Ambition [am-bish-uhn] noun – a strong desire to do or to achieve something significant, typically requiring determination and hard work. Reflect on the two words above and attempt to reconcile being grateful…

Train for Your Calling

Definitions: Calling [kaw-ling] noun - a worthy occupation where one derives meaning; requires hunger and passion Train [treyn] verb (used with object) - to be taught through practice and instruction; requires humility and coachability Success [suhk-ses] noun - the progressive…

The Three Laws of Happiness

Are you happy in your career? Are you doing work that matters? No? Well, I’ve been in your shoes. I used to feel trapped in the daily grind, conforming to what I thought society expected of me. Perhaps you’re curious…

Your Work: Root or Fruit?

What does the word "work" mean to you? Image by KaitlinLiu Is it your job? Is it your career?Does it make you happy? Does it make you cringe?Is it something you have to do, or want to do?Is it the…

Continuous Self-Improvement

Great people, great teams, great organizations have something in common. They're always getting better. They're not perfect by any stretch and make their share of mistakes, but they learn from them and move on. MindWolves' Continuous Self-Improvement When I reflect…

The Human Beaker

I stumbled across Thomas Chalmers' "The Expulsive Power of a New Affection" this week. Two hundred years ago, Chalmers (1780–1847) wrote it to persuade practical moralists that they cannot effectively displace from the human heart its love of the world…

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