Moving.

Moving.

In an effort to expand my business and build upon my opportunities in leadership, I’m consolidating my websites. You’ll now find TM posts over at my business website: www.themesamedia.com.

Hope.

Hope.

Hope can be defined as: intransitive verb 1:  to cherish a desire with anticipation:  to want something to happen or be true. hopes for a promotion. hoping for the best. I hope so. transitive verb 1:  to desire with expectation of obtainment or fulfillment. I hope she remembers. hopes to be invited 2:  to expect with confidence: trust. Your mother is doing well, I hope. I have a soft spot for the sentiment of hope.  I feel it as a mixture of sadness and optimism.  Sadness…

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Worry.

Worry.

I’ve been thinking a lot about worry. I’m thinking that it has to be one of the worst emotions. Sadness, pain, rejection – these are all emotions that are felt after an event occurs. Worry is really just anxious anticipation of something bad possibly happening. It’s an unnecessary evil, but also human nature. I used to think that a little worry was a good thing. It meant that you deeply cared about something enough to actually worry about it. But…

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Toxicity.

Toxicity.

I recently saw a quote on Facebook from Jill Blakeway: “When a toxic person can no longer control you, they will try to control how others see you.” Immediately when I read it, I thought about that particular know-it-all.   We had one specific instance where I wanted something, she knew that I wanted it, and she went out of her way to ensure that I did not get it. And this hurt.  What bothered me the most was that she drug innocent…

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Leader.

Leader.

When I think of the words “leader” or “leadership”, part of me wants to roll my eyes at the fluffiness. The terms “manager” and “management” just sounds stronger, more determined and more focused. When I think of a manager, I think of someone who calls people out on their bullshit. He or she is a numbers person. They get down to business, make the tough decisions, streamline processes, and increase profits. When I think of a leader, the first thing…

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