Tag: Happiness

JackNotes: Atomic Habits

Self improvement and how-to motivation by James Clear. Executive Summary The holy grail of habit change is not a single 1% improvement, but a thousand of them. It’s a bunch of atomic habits stacking up, each one a fundamental unit of the overall system. Awareness comes before desire. A craving is created when you assign meaning…

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The Last Word on Power: Executive Re-invention for Leaders Who Must Make the Impossible Happen

Summary of Tracy Goss book The Last Word on Power: Executive Re-invention for Leaders Who Must make the Impossible Happen I first met Tracy Goss, one of the foremost experts on transformational leadership in the late 1990s, as an executive at H-E-B Food/Drugs in Texas. I had been warned that grown men and women, people…

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How To Be a Patriot

Life should be about doing what we want rather than what we have to do as dictated by politicians, news casters, Hollywood and social engineering. Certainly we have obligations and responsibilities to God, our family, our traditional American values and work, but mastering the art of simplicity and doing more of what I want to…

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9 Flowers That Attract Hummingbirds

by Loralyn Bailey Dennis Here in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, over an hour northwest of San Antonio, we look forward to the spectacular wildflowers each Spring. In the 1960s, First Lady Ladybird Johnson worked to improve the beautification of Washington, D.C. by having bulbs and trees planted along roadsides to call attention to the…

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If Ten Commandments Are Good Enough For Texas, Why Aren’t They in Schools?

Texas Governor Greg Abbott, when he was the state’s Attorney General, fought (and won) to keep the Ten Commandments on the state Capitol grounds. He also won court victories protecting students’ rights to pray at school functions, including football games. Who cannot but ask themselves the haunting question: Why can’t students have the Ten Commandments…

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