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Day seventeen of the 20/20 success story – compassion is the answer

The answer to building better relationships, in partnerships, and across families, communities and nations. Genuine care for people who are disadvantaged or are temporarily experiencing emotional grief or anxiety. Doing the opposite of exploiting people at a time of their vulnerability for another’s personal gain. Instead to rise-up as an…

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Day sixteen of the 20/20 success story – wisdom as the end game

The wisdom to know the difference, between what we can change, and what we cannot (derivation from “Serenity Prayer”). Living life mindfully with emotional intelligence and substantial capacity to delay gratification. Learning sooner that youthful energy is only helpful if directed toward considered actions. Knowing that there is still so…

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Day thirteen of the 20/20 success story – in awe of humility

These are confusing times. There is fake news and disinformation. Opinion is equated to evidence-based knowledge. Arrogance is misinterpreted as ability. Marketing is projected as truthful via devious public relations efforts. Celebrities are worshipped for their popularity and so afforded undeserved authority and credibility. Politicians lie by omission and so…

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Day twelve of the 2020 success story – lead by giving

We are all in this together. We are all ‘in the same boat’, on the same planet, mostly sharing the same goals, of survival first, then opportunities to live our lives in constructive and peaceful ways. Yet sometimes we lose this focus, in the interests of the individual, and while…

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Day eleven of the 20/20 success story – appreciate diversity

The differences make the whole special. Diverse personalities contributing a breadth of ideas, diversity in coping strategies assisting adaptability and survival, diverse skills making up a successful team, diversity in nutritional components supporting the differential requirements of an organism, and so much more. Diversity is fun, is interesting, is helpful…

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Day ten of the 20/20 success story – the value of employment

The division of labour and the willingness for most people across societies to contribute in many different ways helps our communities to be cohesive, constructive and productive. As previously described, there is value in having purpose in our lives, and jobs give us that. Accordingly, it remains the case to…

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