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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“We do the Birthday Cake Thing.” ” – Young Girl, Perhaps 11 or 12. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. I recently watched a television report about children who suffer from anxiety. What kind of anxiety?

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Happy Labor Day

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“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”. – Ralph Waldo Emerson. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Labor, work, toil or endeavor. Strain, struggle, travail or exertion.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Beware of destination addiction – a preoccupation with the idea that happiness is in the next place, the next job, and with the next partner. Until you give up the idea that happiness is somewhere else, it will never be where you are.” ” – Robert Holden.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“All lasting business is built on friendship.” ” – Alfred A. Montapert. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” ” – Les Brown. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“At the gates of patience, there is no crowding.” ” – Moroccan Proverb. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. It is an almost universally accepted notion that patience is a virtue. Some even say it is the greatest of all virtues.

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On this 20th Anniversary of 9/11.

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“When will those who seek only to destroy finally learn the eternal truth that people of good will, faith and tenacity just can’t be kept down?”. – Al Sklover. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. On this anniversary of 9/11, it’s a good time to pause and reflect.

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We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Memo”:

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Request for an Exemption from Covid 19 Vaccination Requirement based on Medical Reasons (Also includes Suggested Accommodations, and Sample Letter of Support from your Physician). If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“Anyone can give up; it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, that’s true strength.” ” – Chris Bradford. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“I’m in shape. Round is a shape.” ” – George Carlin. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Whether young or old, working or not, slim or something else, there is no better time than now to move that body of yours.

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

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“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths.” ” – Arnold Schwarzenegger. I know people who have come from humble origins, without the prettiest of faces, supportive family relations, the best of health, or financial advantages.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” ” – Michael Altshuler. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Whether at work or at play, if you’re engaged in what you are doing, time goes by in a flash. The days, the weeks, and the years.

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“At Work, Always Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth”

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“If you’re not careful, the bow on a gift box can strangle you.”. – Unknown. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Jordan was an Assistant VP of Customer Relations for a large manufacturer of Medical Equipment. He’d been in the industry for six years, ever since his college graduation.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.” ” – Lily Tomlin. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Gosh, even cats and dogs sometimes get too tired to act, well, like cats and dogs. It’s mid-August. Let’s all follow their example.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“Who ate your bowl of sunshine, Thundercloud?” ” – Unknown. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“Making the simple complicated is commonplace. Making the complicated simple – awesomely simple – that’s creativity.” ” – Charles Mingus, Legendary Jazz Musician. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Charlie Mingus had it right.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.” ” – Abraham Lincoln. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. At work, as elsewhere, it is so very hard to understand others, particularly others we don’t “like.”

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you.” ” – Susan Sarandon. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“Do It Anyway” If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. People are often unreasonable, irrational and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“The expert in anything was once a beginner.” ” – Helen Hayes. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. At work and elsewhere, it’s wonderful to observe and work with an expert, someone who is fully versed and deeply experienced in a particular field.

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Independence Day

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“The bravest things we do in our lives are usually known only to ourselves.”. – Peggy Noonan. You might not have thought about it, but Lady Liberty always stands by herself. The quest to be free, and to help others be free, is first and foremost an internal quest.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“Being honest may not get you a lot of friends, but it’ll always get you the right ones.” ” – John Lennon. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“Employees join companies but leave managers.” ” – Brigette Hyacinth. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Are you considering a move to a new employer? Does it seem to be a great career opportunity?

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Father’s Day

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“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: he believed in me.”. – Jim Valvano. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. All dads know the truth: being a father is all about giving. This is the day you hope to hear, just this once, “Thanks.”

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” ” – Judy Garland. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. A real truth uttered by a truly unique individual.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“When music speaks, everybody understands.” ” – Paolo Petrocelli. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. If there is one universal language, one voice that resonates to all, and one thing that soothes all souls, it is music.

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Memorial Day

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“It is not where you serve, but how you serve.” ” – J. Rubin Clark. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. If you have not visited the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C., please consider doing so.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“We either make ourselves happy or miserable. The amount of work is the same.” ” – Carlos Castaneda. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. It’s hard to deny the elemental truth of such a simple statement about the human spirit.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“All you need to grow fine vigorous grass is a crack in your sidewalk.” ” – Will Rogers. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. At work and elsewhere, “weeds” just seem to grow, and exactly where you least want them.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.” ” – Imam Ali. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“Some pursue success. Others create it.” ” – Unknown. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. This very simple thought – just six brief words – offers a valuable insight into how people go about achieving career success.

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Mother’s Day

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“God could not be everywhere and therefore he invented mothers.”. – Jewish Saying. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. To every mother, grandmother, and great grand-mother out there, THANKS. Today is Your Day. It’s even named after you.

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Cinco de Mayo

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To All Our Friends Who Celebrate. Cinco de Mayo. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Cinco de Mayo literally translates from Spanish as “Fifth Day of May.”

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“In the halls of justice, the only justice is in the halls.” ” – Lenny Bruce. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. I attended law school, passed the bar exam, and have been an attorney for almost 40 years. I have profound respect for the law and our Courts.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“A goal is not always meant to be reached; It often serves simply as something to aim at.” ” – Bruce Lee. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Next steps hard to focus on right now? Too much at work seem too fluid to permit you to create a personal plan?

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” ” – Marthe Troly-Curtin. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Work hard. work fast. work smart. don’t waste time. Each is often touted as a way to become a more productive person.

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On This First Day of Ramadan

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– A Message for All our Friends Who Observe This Holy Month: As the crescent moon is sighted, and the holy month of Ramadan begins, may Allah bless you and your family with happiness and grace you with warmth and peace!! 2021 Alan L. Sklover All Rights Reserved. Commercial Use Prohibited.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.” ” – Sir Edmund Hillary. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.” ” – Vivian Komori. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. At work, as in all aspects of life, we sometimes “fall down.”

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Happy Easter

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To All our Friends Who Celebrate Easter: The Essential Message Of Easter is Hope. Is there any better Message to Celebrate? Happy Easter! 2021 Alan L. Sklover. All Rights Reserved. The post Happy Easter appeared first on Sklover Working Wisdom. Uncategorized Recent Posts

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“The deep roots never doubt spring will come.” ” – Marty Rubin. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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A Passover Thought

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If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. To All Our Friends Who Celebrate. Passover: The name of the Passover holiday is derived from a prayer that the Angel of Death “passes over” each of our homes, sparing each of us the grief that comes from loss of our loved ones.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“In business as in life, you don’t get what you deserve. You get what you negotiate.” ” – Chester Karrass. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. And, of course, it is true at work, as well.

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