Kelvin Ringold

Re-Think This!

August 5, 2016

Slogans! are a magic potion. Akin to mission statements, metaphors and affirmations, short impactful phrases with a lot of internal meaning can energize us and increase our focus on what’s important.   Take the Energizer Bunny, for instance. It just keeps “… going… and going… and going…” and even now STILL still stealthily sneaks into […]

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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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