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September 14, 2015

Dealing with Change – Stop Looking Like Old Cheese, Old Beer and Old Whiskey »

Raymond Charles Barker, a minister and writer, once equated people who don’t look for new ideas and challenges to cheese, beer, and whiskey. With cheese, beer, and whiskey, he stated, “You leave it alone. You don’t touch it for years. I know people who haven’t touched or changed anything in their lives for years, and they look like old cheese, old beer, and old whiskey.” Many of the people with whom I speak after my programs tell me that they want to change their lives or achieve certain goals; however, upon further questioning, they never do anything beyond “wanting.” They…
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June 17, 2014

Dealing With Change – Facing the Cave of Emptiness »

As the story goes, many years ago a young man stood at the entrance of a cave. It was a dark and gloomy cave, yet you could see all the way to the end of it. Oddly enough, it was empty. However, it had been said that for thousands of years, any one who dared enter that cave and face the emptiness therein always found the treasure they were seeking. The only requirement for entrance was to give up your old way of thinking – your old ways of doing things. Some people had done that and, it was reported,…
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