Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Hi, Lulu. This is a surprise. I wasn’t expecting you until tomorrow for Jazz Age Wednesdays. Bushwa! I was too excited to stay cooped up in your brain. It’s time to launch John & Gwen’s new book. You didn’t forget did you? Don’t give me that look, Lulu. Of course I … More Book Launch: The Contract by John W. Howell & Gwen M. Plano
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Spring has finally arrived in western KY! Yesterday was gorgeous and today looks to be the same. I have a treat for you today – my guest is the infamous Teagan Riordain Geneviene. Whether you’ve read her books or are a regular visitor to her blog, you’re familiar with…
Welcome everyone. I’m visiting our wonderful Story Reading Ape. I’m there to encourage you to thrive. However, I’m on the run from one campus to another at work today, and it will be hard to keep up. So please leave comments at Chris’ blog here. And please be patient with me. Thriving Thursdays: Willing Instead of Wishing Did … More Thriving Thursdays: Willing Instead of Wishing
This isn’t really a post. No, you aren’t imagining being here… Chris Graham hosted me at the Story Reading Ape’s tree-house for this post in July, 2017. I had also published it on LinkedIn in 2015 — but I forgot to put it in my own “Motivational” category here. So that’s all I’m really doing … More Thriving Thursdays: Danger!
Hello all. It’s time for my once-a-month guest post at the tree-house of the Story Reading Ape, aka Chris Graham. On Thursdays I make a special point of helping people thrive, and that’s why I’ve gone to visit the Ape. (Please swing by and say hello — click here — because I had to disable comments here today, with … More Thriving Thursdays: Some will never find it. Will You?
Thursday, October 19, 2017 Hello everyone. Welcome to another Thriving Thursday. I’m Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene here with a guest post for Chris Graham, the Story Reading Ape. Click over to the “tree-house” and say hello — I’ve disabled comments here. Thriving Thursdays: Busy? Maybe That’s a Good Thing Too busy to be discouraged — but not too busy to thrive! Here … More Thriving Thursdays: Busy? Maybe That’s a Good Thing
Don’t worry — Thistledown will return next weekend. When I saw that there were two wonderful things that I wanted to share, I decided it was a good weekend to give myself a much needed break. Well… sort of a break anyway. First was the delightful return of blogger Donna Parker of Yadadarcyyada. (I shared that … More Announcing — Circumstances of Childhood by John W. Howell
Thriving Thursdays: What’s More Important than Knowledge? Hello all. I’m Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene. Huge thanks to Chris the Story Reading Ape, for hosting me. I welcome you to another Thriving Thursday at the tree-house. I hope you’ll click over and visit us there. (I’ve closed comments here.) So, what’s more important than knowledge? Maybe you think … More Thriving Thursdays: What’s More Important than Knowledge?
Welcome to another Thriving Thursday, everyone. I’m Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene here with a guest post for the Story Reading Ape. Since Chris Graham is my host for these monthly posts, I have disabled comments here. Please click over and say hello to the awesome Ape (click here). Thriving Thursdays: It Could Be Raining It’s hard to thrive when … More Thriving Thursdays: It Could Be Raining
Hello everyone, I’m Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene, taking a moment to lift you up, to help you thrive. What better place for me to do that than from the marvelous tree-house of the Story Reading Ape? Thriving Thursdays: We Rise Sometimes I feel de-motivated, denied, discounted, discombobulated, or any other de or dis that nobody enjoys. However, there is one … More Thriving Thursdays: We Rise
Thriving Thursdays: Fear or Courage Yeehaw! I’m back at the Tree-house again with Chris the Story Reading Ape, for another Thriving Thursday! This post is already live at his site. He has a lot of other great stuff too, so be sure to visit my favorite Ape. I’ve been down with a nasty sinus-allergy … More Thriving Thursdays: Fear or Courage?
To read “What if I Fall -1” just click here. Welcome back. I’m playing catch-up again, re-posting some of the Thriving Thursdays mini-posts that The Story Reading Ape has so generously allowed me to do from his tree-house. Thriving Thursdays: What if I Fall – 2 What if I fall? What if someone laughs? What if it’s … More Thriving Thursdays: What if I Fall – 2
If you have already seen this post, forgive me. It is one of a series of monthly guest spots I’ve been doing at The Story Reading Ape’s blog. I’m adding it here to my Motivational section. Since it’s “been done” be sure to pay a visit to the Ape. Just click here. Thriving Thursdays: The Value of … More Thriving Thursdays: The Value of Nonsense
You may have already seen this post. It is one of a series of monthly guest spots I’ve been doing at The Story Reading Ape’s blog. I’m adding it here to my Motivational section. Since it’s “been done” be sure to visit at the Ape’s tree-house. Just click here. Thriving Thursdays: Adjust Accordingly I was … More Thriving Thursday: Adjust Accordingly
My heartfelt thanks to Chris Graham, the one and only Story Reading Ape, for hosting me at his terrific blog on the third Thursday of each month. In order to build my “Motivational” section, I’m posting it this way (rather than the standard re-blog). However, please visit the Ape to leave a comment at the … More Thriving Thursdays: What if I Fall – 1
Today I thought a little “writing process” post would be fun. So I ask you… Is your writing beastly? Don’t get defensive. I’m sure your words are beautiful. However, maybe it should be beastly. One way to animate your words is to well — animalize them. (No, that is not a word. Now it’s a “Teaganese” … More Is Your Writing Beastly?
I give my heartfelt thanks to Chris the Story Reading Ape for hosting me at his tree-house every third Thursday of the month for these Thriving Thursday posts. Kindly click on the link below to leave your comments at his blog. Thriving Thursdays: Garbage Thinking – Guest Post… Thriving Thursdays Garbage Thinking You’re getting ready for … More Thriving Thursdays: Garbage Thinking
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Last week I mentioned that I would be taking part in the Teen Reading week. It starts today! There will be 35 authors taking part in the event as well as 27 bloggers featuring a variety of guest posts and interviews specifically aimed to encourage teenagers to read. Plus, there…
Need a mid-week boost? I’m sharing a motivational message that I wrote last year. *** Many business and leadership books, seminars, and training sessions have been built around L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Life is full of “lions and tigers and bears. Oh my!” just like Oz. But we have to keep moving down … More Oz and Accountability