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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Behavior Change = Personal Leadership
Saturday, June 22, 2019      80 comments

Hello SparkMembers I hope you are having a good June! At SparkPeople, we did a fun activity to write the Purpose, Passion, and Core Values for our company. We're just about finished. I will post this when we're finished. Today... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts New Motivator Test
Saturday, June 08, 2019      176 comments

Hi Everyone This week I am giving you a behind-the-scenes look at a new project I'm working on. This project works to show people how they can increase their energy levels and personal leadership levels and motivates them on why this is im... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Learn a great lesson from my dog (includes Flash running video!)
Saturday, June 01, 2019      125 comments

Hi Everyone Welcome to June! We took a short vacation this past week to celebrate our kids making it through another school year. The vacation sparked this week's topic. In February, I wrote a fun blog about how to be committed like my d... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Motivational quote of the week
Saturday, May 25, 2019      154 comments

Hi Everyone I'm bringing back one of my favorite motivational quotes this week along with a fun and simple action you can do in a few seconds as a motivator. Here is the quote about interest vs. commitment: ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Motivational quote of the week
Saturday, May 18, 2019      121 comments

Hello SparkMembers! This week, I'll match a motivational quote to an experience I've had over the past couple of weeks. Here is the quote: "Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." -- Con... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Daily highlight: exercise bike coming back from a setback
Monday, May 13, 2019      118 comments

Hi SparkMembers -- I hope you had a good Monday and are ready for Tuesday! I had a setback a couple of weeks ago. I played tennis with my brother in the hot sun when I was already tired. That gave me the whammy (in technical terms) and kno... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Motivational quote of the week plus Krazy George!
Saturday, May 11, 2019      103 comments

Hello SparkMembers! I'm back to try to spark your week. I really enjoyed finding this week's motivational quote: "Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone's face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Daily highlight -- forgot something!
Thursday, May 09, 2019      151 comments

Hi Everyone! I hope you are having a good week. My highlight this week so far is that for the first time since my surgery, I did NOT think about what happened on the days of the month. By this, I mean that every: * 2nd of the month: ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Motivational quote of the week
Saturday, May 04, 2019      148 comments

Hello SparkMembers! I'm writing this week's email early in the day on Saturday. We are taking our boys to watch the San Jose Earthquakes play FC Cincinnati tonight in a MLS soccer game. This is a fun matchup because San Jose is now our hom... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Motivational quote of the week
Saturday, April 27, 2019      152 comments

Hello SparkMembers! I hope you had another good week as we come to the end of April! We visited my mother-in-law's house today (Saturday) and admired (and smelled) all of the spring flowers in her yard. It was good family time. Her... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Motivational quote of the week
Saturday, April 20, 2019      146 comments

Hi Everyone I have another nature-related motivational quote this week that comes from one of my favorite motivational actors: Spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's party! -- Robin Williams We had a rainy winter here in North... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Daily highlight and crazy story about a killer bird
Sunday, April 14, 2019      102 comments

Hi Everyone I hope you had a great Sunday. My highlight today was playing a basketball game against my 11yo. He won 20-17, but I pushed him to work for it. He's developing some shots that are almost un-guardable -- like a form of a hook ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Motivational quote of the week: get outside
Saturday, April 13, 2019      152 comments

Hi Everyone Happy weekend! After a long work week, I'm ready to get outside and have fun this weekend. My highlight today was doing a 30-minute morning hike to start the weekend off the right way. It was cloudy and cool, but such grea... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Motivational quote of the week: your daily actions...
Saturday, April 06, 2019      147 comments

Hi Everyone I hope you are having a good weekend! This week's quote of the week is by me! Here it is: Your daily actions and words impact more people than you realize. -- Chris "SparkGuy" Downie The biggest point about thi... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Daily Highlight and question
Wednesday, April 03, 2019      171 comments

Hi All I hope you are having a great day! My highlight today was taking Flash for a 25-minute hike after work. I wasn't going to do this, but he came up to me and clearly asked to go for a hike, so I went with him. Dogs are great for... Read more

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