Tuesday-tell- a- tale

Today started off as a normal day. Nothing extra ordinary. I did some of my household chores and started off for work around 7:30 am, because I wanted to get some work done before the others came in to office. I reached office around 8 am and finished off all my work by around 10 …

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Weighing and Waiting Wednesday

Today I continue to be 87 kgs- no gain, no loss. So that is good. As to the diet, I have not been eating very well, as I should have. For one, there were those cookies sitting in my fridge, and they were homemade- and were so crisp and slightly burnt on the under, just …

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Thursday : Joy/Joyful

Welcome to Tuesday at Ten! The Tuesday blog Link up where you have 6 full days to use the “prompt phrase” as a part of your writing. Each week I post a prompt phrase and you finish the phrase and write how that phrase fits you and your life or your thoughts. Whether it be …

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Staying Sharp

How to keep your skills sharp and ready for use at all times ?
A wonderfully insightful post.

McAlister Tactical Strategies

Businesswoman in office drinking coffee and looking at computer

“Even if you’re on the right track you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers

I participated in a Dale Carnegie course many years ago and I remember the final speech from our instructor, Debbie. The point of her speech was to say that now that we have a new set of skills from the course, it’s important to keep them sharp. Debbie emphasized the point by telling a parable: A young, ambitious lumberjack was sent out for the first time and in his first few days he chopped down an impressive number of trees. However, after a week he noticed that even though he worked just as hard as he had those first days, he cut down fewer and fewer trees as each day passed. His frustration grew and finally he asked a veteran lumberjack why his productivity was dropping. The veteran asked a simple…

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Wednesday: Waiting & Weight-ing

It is Wednesday. Almost half the week has gone past. This week, in addition to the weekend, there is the additional anticipation of the celebrations for Christmas at the beginning of the weekend. It is a good time to reminisce and also to look forward to new things. On Christmas Eve, we attend the crib …

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Tuesday : Tell-a- Tale

It took me about a week to complete reading this book " The man who cycled the world", written by Mark Beaumont. Reading is a pleasure and a passion for me- most weeks I read about 3-4 books. This last week has been different- this book took me about 6.5 days to complete. Why did …

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Monday- News & Mews

It is Monday morning where I live. The newspapers this morning report that Ms. Spain was crowned the Ms. World 2015. As with all pageants and competitions, there are controversies when one contestant is crowned over another. The issue raised here was whether the final answer provided by Ms. Lebanon on what the Ms. World …

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