Kelvin Ringold

Mixed Loyalties

July 8, 2016

Have you ever noticed that when it’s time to root and cheer for our favorite athletic team, we get all crazy and loud and boisterous. EVERYONE knows who we’re cheering for and why.  Not only that, but the cheering is even louder and more enthusiastic if they’ve been on a little losing streak — just […]

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Independently Speaking

July 4, 2016

It’s amazing how the older I get, the more I hear — I know, you thought it was the other way around :)  And perhaps you realized it, but I was just reminded on Thursday night, that although we celebrate our independence from England on July 4th, the document that actually created our independent state […]

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Memorial Monday

May 30, 2016

Memorial Day 2016… Holidays are funny. Once a holiday becomes established and celebrations become “regular” and expected — especially after they become federal holidays; you know they ones that mean a legal day off from work and usually some huge sales! — the celebration tends to be about the day off. And many people consider […]

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I’m Positively Back!

April 29, 2016

Life is very interesting, my friend. We set our sights, make our plans and head out on our trip, and very often we’re confronted with detours we hadn’t planned. Sometimes we can see clearly that the detour is necessary — rerouting can save the trip — and other times we can’t necessarily see why we […]

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What Does Friday, Mean?

November 6, 2015

What does Friday mean to you? To a lot of people, it just means the end of the work week — or maybe the school week. And those people tend to give Friday a special power; the power to EASE tension, to relax, to end their responsibility for that preceding period. TGIF, they say — […]

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Change the Channel

October 24, 2015

It’s been a while, since I’ve written a blog post here. I apologize, and … I’m back! Lots of things have happened that distracted me. But, I HAVE been writing my Vitamin K – Daily Dose of Positive, so I’ve been busy, just for a limited audience.  So check out Vitamin K Daily for 4 […]

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Risk Being Seen…

November 21, 2014

There is an old saying… “When the student is ready the teacher will appear.” In that regard each of us may be willing student waiting, looking for that teacher. But like many things in life, we have a preconceived concept of what that teacher should look like, how he or she should appear, the manner […]

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Milestone Monday!

October 20, 2014

Actually… today’s title is a little off — it was actually Milestone Saturday this past weekend. 5 years ago this past August 29th, I fired the boss and retired from University Hospital, to pursue my dream of motivational speaking and being a life coach. It was  — and is — a big dream.  A few […]

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Leaders Are Intensely Positive

September 3, 2014

I’ve been studying leadership since… well… a long time :-) I joined the US Air Force at 17, and lots of leadership training ensued over the next 20 years. You develop your favorites. Ken Blanchard has always been one of my favorites. So when he teamed up with awesome Mark Miller, “and then there were […]

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Commence with a Winning Mindset

June 10, 2014

It’s college commencement season! When I was married, I photographed weddings nearly every weekend, so I got to hear the wedding vows every week and it kept them fresh in my mind. LOL. I think we should find a way to listen to commencement messages every week, too, so we can hear that positive commencement […]

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