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Wednesday Wisdom

Seed tomorrow with wise truth telling today

The daughter of an aristocrat, Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell (1887 – 1964) became a well-known and controversial writer and poet in her day. Her work evoked a lot of conversation and her flat became a meeting place for young writers, including Dylan Thomas and Denton Welch. This sentence may help us understand why her words had people talking:

The public will believe anything as long as it’s not founded in truth. 

This notion has never pierced my soul as painfully as it has recently. May we return to the essence of truth and insist on it as the foundation of our decision making. For, without truth, who are we?

 

Life is calling . . .  Today’s the day . . . Make this moment matter!! 

Learn Lavishly. Live Significantly. Leave a Legacy.

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Marilynn Semonick, CEO (Chief Exploration Officer)
Educator, Consultant, Coach, Facilitator, Professional Speaker

Wednesday Wisdom

Seed tomorrow with wise giving today

In an unusual moment, I wrote today’s Wednesday Wisdom early (Monday), with thoughts of all who lost their lives with Kobe Bryant weighing heavy in my heart. And, in error, published it immediately rather than posting it for today. So, my thinking and writing skills will work overtime this week. Allow me to take this opportunity to express missing my husband, Curt who is in Bangladesh on a medical mission, joining our son-in-law, Blake and his father, Jim.

Excited about the experiences that await them, I’ve been reflecting upon the thoughts of others who have expressed the power of giving:

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.   ~ Winston Churchill

No one has ever become poor by giving.  ~ Anne Frank

We rise by lifting others.  ~ Robert Ingersoll

Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have.  ~ Jim Rohn

As much as I’m looking forward to their safe return, I’m grateful for their contribution to the lives of others.

 

 

Life is calling . . .  Today’s the day . . . Make this moment matter!!  

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Marilynn Semonick, CEO (Chief Exploration Officer)
Educator, Consultant, Coach, Facilitator, Professional Speaker

Wednesday Wisdom

Seed tomorrow with wise legacy living today

Listening to the tragic news of Kobe Bryant and his fellow flight passenger’s passing, the journalist said:

Bryant was truly a cultural king of Los Angeles; an inspiration and a cultural king.

I did not closely follow basketball nor its heroes, so I know little about Kobe’s accomplishments (other than he was an exceptional father) or about attributes negative people would (and will) state about him. However, I do know about and have experience with the immense work and impact of cultural change. When an organization decides to intentionally transform the environment within its people work, it takes on the most difficult and challenging change process. Structural, strategic, organizational, technological, personnel . . . you name the change – all are less daunting and the success of each are dependent on the current culture.

For one person to be a cultural king by living a life observed by many is worth noting. How do I/you impact the small communities within which we live, work, and play every day? How do our behaviors impact others and define the legacy we will leave?  How intentionally are we living day-to-day? Questions worth answering while our feet still walk Earth.

 

 

Life is calling . . .  Today’s the day . . . Make this moment matter!!  

Learn Lavishly. Live Significantly. Leave a Legacy.

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Marilynn Semonick, CEO (Chief Exploration Officer)
Educator, Consultant, Coach, Facilitator, Professional Speaker

Wednesday Wisdom

Seed tomorrow with wise daring today

In the beginning of a new decade, it’s worth contemplating Dr. Brene Brown’s words:

It is worse to spend your life on the OUTSIDE looking IN, wondering IF, than it is to TRY and dare greatly and risk the chance of failure. DARE GREATLY; get in the arena and try.

Turn the page, pick up the pen, and write the next courageous passage to an adventurous chapter in the story of your life!

 

Life is calling . . .  Today’s the day . . . Make this moment matter!! 

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Marilynn Semonick, CEO (Chief Exploration Officer)
Educator, Consultant, Coach, Facilitator, Professional Speaker

Wednesday Wisdom

Seed tomorrow with wise living today

 ~ Note to Self ~   You’re not too old and it’s not too late.

Let’s make 2020 a year we’ll look back upon with a smile!

 

Life is calling . . .  Today’s the day . . . Make this moment matter!! 

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Seed tomorrow with wise living today

This Charley Brown post immediately caught my attention:

Charley: We only live once, Snoopy. 

Snoopy: Wrong, Charley!  We only die once. We live every day!

To honor and support the commitment to increase my intentionality in 2020, I’ll write this in my walk-about notepad and read regularly.

 

 

Life is calling . . .  Today’s the day . . . Make this moment matter!! 

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Marilynn Semonick, CEO (Chief Exploration Officer)
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Seed tomorrow with a wise script today

 Happy, Happy New Year . . . WOW – 2020!!

The old year is worn and tired. Time now to kiss it goodbye. Take with you its wisdom – the authority and power of all you have learned. Remember the past year with love, but let go of its despair. Live the year that lies ahead with fresh energy and hope. Be strong, have courage. It is time now for something new.

Let’s turn the page to a new blank chapter in our Book of Life. Grab our pens and write a beautiful story of our choice for 2020!

 

Life is calling . . .  Today’s the day . . . Make this moment matter!! 

Learn Lavishly. Live Significantly. Leave a Legacy.

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Marilynn Semonick, CEO (Chief Exploration Officer)
Educator, Consultant, Coach, Facilitator, Professional Speaker