“If” by Rudyard Kipling – Great to refresh with this periodically! – Logan Stix

  ‘If’ by rudyard kipling If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies, Or being hated, don’t give way to hating, And yet don’t look too good, nor talk too wise: If you can dream – and not make dreams your master, If you can think – and not make thoughts your aim; If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster And treat those two...

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How to take feedback from others – Logan Stix

Thanks for the Feedback This technique is one of my personal favorites and I use it in a number of situations. There are several useful variations on this techniques some longer then others and in more depth but with the same underlying message. The “Thanks for the feedback” technique is ideally suited for situations when you are perhaps getting critical feedback and you really should not or cannot respond with an appropriate response. In these crucial situations saying nothing can be as bad as our automatic response which can be negative, defensive, and attacking. Complimenting...

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Inspiration from Dan Pink – Logan Stix

  I have followed the work of Dan Pink (the author of Drive and others) for years.   The other day I came across his Blog on three quotations he regularly reminds himself of. “Live as if you were living already for the second time and as if you had acted the first time as wrongly as you are about to act now.” – Viktor Frankl “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.” – Steve Jobs “Being a professional is doing the things you love to do — even on the days you don’t feel like doing it.” – Julius Erving...

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Thought from Shakespeare

  “We Know What We Are But Not What We May Be.” William Shakespeare   My coach used to drill into me “work on your self awareness, seek feedback, and reflect. Lastly, have a plan”. Thanks coach, great words of advice! Logan Stix...

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Recipe for the best Napa Salad From My Mom! – Logan Stix

  Napa Salad Recipe: 1 pkg of dry noodles (Mr Noodles) chicken flavoured…you will crumble the pckage as you put into the salad 2 cups of shredded cabbage (you can use more to taste but may neeed to add to the dressing) 1/2 cup sliced almonds 3 tablespoons of sesame seeds You will lightly toast the sliced almonds and sesame seeeds before putting into salad The Dressing: 1/2 cup of oil 1/2 tablespoon salt & pepper 1 tablespoon sugar 3 tablespoons of vinegar 1/2 package of the chicken stock found in the Mr. Noodle package Combine the ingredients …before applying the...

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Words of Wisdom from Mother Teresa – Logan Stix

  Wow every time I read this I am motivated to be better! Mother Teresa Handwritten on the wall of Mother Teresa’s room: People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives; Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some false friends and some true enemies; Be successful anyway. If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you; Be honest and frank anyway. What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight; Build anyway. If you find serenity and happiness, they...

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