A pilot is setting off for a specific destination, and offers a stranded traveler a lift, insisting that wherever her destination, it can be no more than a few miles out of his way.  Given that they are both flying from Buenos Aires, what his destination?

Last month's solution:

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Next Month:  Learning to Let Go (Thanks to Charlotte and Susan for this suggestion)

Please note the format for for the E-ine will b changing slightly beginning next month. 

The Coaching Option:
August 2000 E-zine


If I am not within, I am without.

I was much too far out all my life
And not waving, but drowning.
Stevie Smith

It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.
Agnes Repplier

New Additions:

  • The Social Life of Information by John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid.  Loved the title; Loved the book; but it wasn't an easy read.  Warning: the page loads slowly due to the graphics.
  • We are very pleased to know that our material on Body Language comes up consistently in the top three of NorthernLight Search Engine and appears to be in the top 100 of some other major search engines - Google for one. I am also thinking of starting a new weekly short e-zine similar to Cybertips, mentioned below, with the subject matter of communications - specifically Body Language.  I would appreciate you thoughts on this.
  • I get lots of other e-zines.  One that I particularly enjoy is Cybertips.  They have different topics and can be set for daily of weekly. Check them out below and I recommend trying one out.  Travel, motivation, and career are three topics that I have enjoyed on and off over the past year.  

Free Tips, in YOUR Areas of Interest!


To tap into both our imagination and step back and look at things from a greater perspective, take some time to answer the following question.  You can use this activity in a group setting to open up discussions as well.

There are 168 hours in a week.  In your ideal world, what would be the best distribution of these hours given the following categories.  You define what they might mean, but be careful, and watch out for your assumptions:

  • sleep

  • joyous work

  • maintenance work

  • just being

Tip for the Month: 

Here are simple or not so simple questions that once answered and acted upon can quickly get you on the road to better balance:

  1. The best way to break a habit is to drop it.  Identify one habit that would make a big difference in you life if you stopped doing it.

  2. Imagine just one thing that you could do on a regular basis that would feed your soul.

  3. List three activities or persons that drain energy and draw the focus away from you ability to live the life that you desire.

  4. Think about your primary needs and imagine a new and healthy way to meet one of them.

  5. Create a dream list of ten things that you want to do or see in your life time.

  6. Looking at your answers above, what action can you take this month?  This week?  This day?  Right now?

Articles and Links for the Month:

Sometimes it is a great web site and sometimes just a one page article.  so here are some resources to check out:

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