Lists Redux

I’ve written before about lists, scribbling down more words, likely same thoughts, so helpful sometimes, lists. Scribble down more words to share as I scribble down more words on a list, endless words, endless things to do. Lists like a safety valve, pressure valve, always more always more, scribble down the words that are tied …

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All Work Valued

This is a must for optimum, long-term value and operation of an organization. Critical, tactical work. Keeping the production going forward. Deep work. The thinkers who design and decide the paths of the business. All skilled labor. All who bring their unique abilities to bear to further the objectives and goals of the organization. All …

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All We Do

Personal Life, Home Life, Work Life, Social Life, Service Life, all we do, how to do?! How to balance, prioritize, attend, Say Yes, say No, how and when, when when when? Find the bits, find the time, find it within yourself each hour, each day, For all you do, all the demands and pulls and …

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Feed The People: Part Three

It’s all been gathered. It’s all been done. About 30 volunteers. About 300 miles in loops shuttling food to sort center and cold storage. Now it’s time to execute. Now it’s time to feed the people. Turkeys reign supreme in the freezer truck Ready for final load Left over, won’t go to waste Two of …

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Feed The People: Part Two

Amazing day of collective effort and generosity. Various volunteers, long hours, and grocery store shoppers willing to donate food and cash to support those in need. Today we pull in the rest of the food needed, by hook or by crook, let’s feed the people. Modest Start, Saturday Past a couple boxes of produce, the …

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Expedite

ex·pe·dite/ˈekspəˌdīt/Learn to pronounceverb make (an action or process) happen sooner or be accomplished more quickly."he promised to expedite economic reforms.” This theme is a common one in many manufacturing industries; we need to pull-in material to clear shortages; the RnD team needs their supply urgently to prepare a test; we need special handling for a …

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Shanty Town

It’s not near Cape Town or Karachi, not even Skid Row— nothing like that scale or density of population, but in this home town of mine, San Jose, California, homelessness has over the years become a societal problem on the rise. The pandemic has only made it worse. Vast disparities of income versus the cost …

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People Helping People

It’s a simple idea. People helping people. It’s a simple act. Anyone can do it. It’s an easy choice. If someone needs help and you can help them, do so. If each of us took this approach, things would be different in our neighborhoods, in our communities, states, countries, different for the better, in our …

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Compromise 2

The way forward. Compromise. “Not every disagreement on every issue requires a war; that’s not reasonable; that’s not responsible leadership. We elect our leaders to govern; we expect our leaders to govern. If you’re not protecting our people and moving our society forward, you’re not governing. You’re not doing your job. The Gang of Six, …

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What is a President?

Talking about the top elected official of our Executive Branch, the President is the CEO of the country. The President is the ultimate servant leader, elected to set policy, make decisions for the betterment of the people, and the Commander in Chief empowered to protect the citizenry and our land. The President’s duty is to …

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