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Managing Individuality Across Generations

Please note: This post has been moved from its original location at to provide a bit of historical reference. The links may no longer be active / accurate. — Are you a traditionalist? a boomer? a gen ‘X’? a gen ‘y’? a millenial? Are you sure? As an existential coach, I don’t like to group people together in stereotypes. I...

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How Not to Read

I love books. No, this isn’t a new realization. Anyone who knows me knows that my home away from home is the local Barnes & Noble bookstore. I have shelves and shelves of books on topics from science to Snoopy. But I have a problem. I buy more books than I can read, and I feel I should read everything…and now!

Am I alone? How many books have you bought because they either:
1) look interesting,
2) are a classic and you feel you ‘should’ have it, or
3) it’s on the ‘must read’ list of some respected person.

expectations managed

Well, today I’ve come to the realization that I will never be able to read every book I want…because I want to read them all! My expectations were set high once I discovered the magic and power of books many years ago. I’ve often had the fantasy of being independently wealthy enough to do nothing but read. I wanted to read every book. Not only that, but I wanted to understand everything in those books! And finally, I wanted to write my own books. Now that I read that I’m thinking…how boring!

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