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What’s Below the Surface?

The expression “that’s just the tip of the iceberg” can mean that we acknowledge what we see above the water, and there’s more below the surface that has yet to be revealed. It’s very difficult to remember that when we are judging, assessing, and sizing people up. We take what […]

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flex•i•ble (flĕk′sə-bəl) adj. 1. a. Capable of being bent or flexed; pliable: a flexible hose. b. Readily bending or twisting the body without injury: You can play soccer much better if you’re flexible. 2. Able to change to cope with variable circumstances: “a flexible and quietly competent administrator” (Jerome Karabel). […]

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Resistance to Change

Why are we so resistant to change or doing things we’ve never done before? Moving out of my comfort zone is always a challenge and when I examine why that is, I can’t really find any good reason. I realize I get lazy in my comfort, and the other side […]

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