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Sixty-Three

63 No one should have to go it alone… no matter what IT is. There are always others out there who are willing and able to assist us when we need it. Hell, even when we don’t think we... Read More »
Tom Leu | 10 September 2018 | talk shiFt™ | No Comments   

Sixty-Two

62 I’m realizing that I’ve been doing what others call “social documentary” for several years now.  As a writer and photographer, I deliberately intend to capture the world’s intricacies, uniqueness, and challenges in order to raise awareness and promote more... Read More »
Tom Leu | 03 September 2018 | talk shiFt™ | No Comments   

Sixty-One

61 The final Communichology™ concept, and the third of the three “Gets” requires much action over apprehension. #3. Get after it. Go APPLY all that you know. That’s code to go out and fucking do something. Don’t just talk about... Read More »
Tom Leu | 27 August 2018 | talk shiFt™ | No Comments   

Sixty

60 Another key concept of Communichology™, and the second thing to get of the three “Gets” requires much effort that many refuse to do: #2. Get more accurate information. Don’t just settle on shit you’ve been spoon-fed your whole... Read More »
Tom Leu | 20 August 2018 | talk shiFt™ | No Comments   

Fifty-Nine

59 Impactful “Communichology“ requires you and I to “get” the (3) three “Gets” worth getting: #1. Get over yourself.  Admit when either A) you just don’t know something, or B) you’re just plain not sure. This requires that you... Read More »
Tom Leu | 13 August 2018 | talk shiFt™ | No Comments   

Fifty-Eight

58 Time Waits For No One I believe most of us take time for granted. We subconsciously believe we have ALL the time in the world. We believe we’ll get to this, or that, later because we assume we... Read More »
Tom Leu | 06 August 2018 | Podcasts, talk shiFt™ | No Comments   

Fifty-Seven

57 Winners. Losers. Posers. Pretenders… Who succeeds and who loses in life has plagued far greater thinkers than I for eons. What aligns the stars to make stars and successes of some who go on to become the envy... Read More »
Tom Leu | 30 July 2018 | talk shiFt™ | 1 Comment   

Fifty-Six

56 Time. It goes. Very. Very. Fast… There’s so much to do. And so much coming at us, seemingly all the time. Rarely do I feel “caught up”… know what I mean? And never feeling caught up or complete(ish)... Read More »
Tom Leu | 23 July 2018 | talk shiFt™ | No Comments   

Fifty-Five

55 Details. The devil is in them as they say… And I fucking hate managing details. I’m a big-picture personality. I envision large-scale ideas, creative concepts, and initiatives. This can be a big strength. But, I can get bogged... Read More »
Tom Leu | 16 July 2018 | talk shiFt™ | No Comments   

Fifty-Four

54 I love history. I love knowing what went on prior, how things happened, and how things came to be. I love understanding, and more importantly, somehow and to some extent feeling the journey of those who came before me.... Read More »
Tom Leu | 09 July 2018 | talk shiFt™ | No Comments   

Fifty-Three

53 It’s been said: “All work and no play make Johnny a dull boy.” People who do little else but work all the time have issues. They’re running from something. They’re doing the avoid-dance. Being ambitious and driven are... Read More »
Tom Leu | 02 July 2018 | talk shiFt™ | 1 Comment   

Fifty-Two

52 Gratitude… It’s not just meant to be shared in a sunday morning sermon, within a social media thread, given in a holiday card, as a blog post, or only spoken when we’re getting everything we want. No, it’s... Read More »
Tom Leu | 28 June 2018 | talk shiFt™ | No Comments   

Fifty-One

51 A critical life skill (often underestimated) personally and professionally, is to recognize when you’re being any one of the following types >> and then knocking it the hell off by making the necessary changes to improve:  1) the know-it-all 2) the tool... Read More »
Tom Leu | 25 June 2018 | talk shiFt™ | No Comments   

Fifty

50 Fleeting. Everything is… Temporary and taken for granted. Most things are… This is a universal, and can be upsetting if you dwell on it. So, why do we take things for granted? Especially that, and those who are most... Read More »
Tom Leu | 21 June 2018 | talk shiFt™ | No Comments   

Forty-Nine

49 In order to win you have to know where you’re weak. Honest self-appraisal is the beginning of genuine progress and success. If you can’t tell yourself the truth, and make legitimate strides to improve where necessary, you’ll never... Read More »
Tom Leu | 18 June 2018 | talk shiFt™ | No Comments   

Forty-Eight

48 Is healthy skepticism a good thing? Meaning: Are there practical benefits derived from critically thinking about life stuff? By critical, I don’t mean negative. I mean thorough, questioning, and evidence-based inquiry. In the past I questioned if this... Read More »
Tom Leu | 14 June 2018 | talk shiFt™ | No Comments   
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