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High School Hall of Fame Induction
[caption id="attachment_2734" align="alignright" width="640" caption="Click image to see full size"][/caption] On September 2, 2011 I was in Ashtabula, Ohio where I lived from the age of 7 into my college years. The high school alumni association called me to be inducted into their Hall of Fame for my work with the Responsibility Process and Leadership Gift. [caption id="attachment_2736" align="aligncenter" width="640"...

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Posted on 09/13/2011 09:28 am | 4 Comments
 
Personal Development: Transition Requires An Ending
Life transitions is the topic of a good personal development post on Edward Collozzi's blog (despite the readability challenge for me of bold white text on blue background). I commented that I liked how he framed a transition as beginning with something ending. The Leadership Gift teaches me that the faster I accept something ending, beginning, or changing, the faster...

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Posted on 05/19/2011 04:07 pm | 2 Comments
 
Relaunch of ChristopherAvery.com — Where Did That Page Go?
We redesigned ChristopherAvery.com to support our Leadership Gift mission into the future. This new site launched April 7, 2011. I hope we kept what was most valuable to you. If not (or if so) please let me know -- use the comment section on this post or the contact form.

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Posted on 04/12/2011 05:53 pm | 2 Comments
 
Sunset in the Texas Hill Country
Take a brief break from reading about teams and leadership to enjoy the view from my back porch in Comfort on Friday evening. Click on the image to expand it even more. Join me in Comfort for Global Educator's Academy November 9-11 and maybe we'll see another sunset just like this at the closing barbecue.

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Posted on 09/04/2010 02:05 pm | 2 Comments
 
Returning to Ashtabula Ohio to Be Honored and to Speak
If you have known me a long time -- I mean a really long time. I mean like back to the 1970's long time. Then this might interest you. I've been asked by Kent State University Ashtabula, a regional campus of the Kent State University system, to attend commencement exercises on May 14, 2010, be honored as the former student...

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Posted on 03/24/2010 09:31 am | No Comments
 
GenX Sign of the Times
"Michelle" at my doctor's office twice faxed a lab report to me yesterday and it didn't come through. After assuring myself my fax was working, I again called this morning and spoke to "Shelly" who apologized and promised to look into it, fax it herself and follow up with me to make sure it arrived. It did. When Shelly called...

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Posted on 11/19/2009 02:22 pm | 2 Comments
 
Waking up in Comfort 31ºF morning
About 8AM this morning, one of my home-schooled sons trying to wake up with a dip in the hot tub. Life is good. Here's a quote I was inspired by this morning: Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think. ~ Benjamin Disraeli, 1804-1881, British Prime Minister

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Posted on 01/15/2009 08:41 am | 2 Comments
 
Your Friday AM mail delivered on Saturday?
If you are wondering why you received an email w-a-a-y late inviting you to my Noon Friday Ask Christopher Avery show live... My service provider had a major hiccup I learned about a few hours after "launching" the email. When it had not landed after a few hours I called and learned all broadcasts, including the one to you, were...

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Posted on 09/06/2008 06:00 am | No Comments
 
Is Earth Day Your Idea of Social Responsibility?
Since today is Earth Day, I followed a wikiHow link to read How to Celebrate Earth Day and was at first a bit dismayed that I wasn't exactly doing any of the recommended steps. Then I read #14 - Ride Your Bike. I ride a lot, but not to take care of the earth, to take care of my health,...

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Posted on 04/22/2008 10:01 am | No Comments
 
“Happy Birthday” in Three Languages
Thursday night I was the guest of Anders Risling and Lärke Johns for dinner in their home in Stockholm. Anders wrote the first book in the world on knowledge management— öretagetKunskapsf, ("The Knowhow Company" co-authered with Karl-Erik Sveiby, 1986. Awarded Best Management Book in Sweden 1986). Anders and Lärke are partners in the consulting firm Provins Fem. Eight other partners...

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Posted on 08/11/2007 06:43 pm | No Comments
 
 
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