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Why are you acting your age?

Disney Cast t-shirt
Yesterday at Disney University to mentor someone. What a childish tee shirt. Don’t you just love it?

 

morning victory
Morning victories are under-rated. Tim Ferris, above, will send you his 5 things if you click through. My challenge to you – make your own list. Own it. Change it when or if it becomes irrelevant. But own it. Stop using someone else’s recipe.

 

 

Why are you acting your age?

Because.

It was pounded into my brain as a child, and for some, even into our teen years.

Act your age.

Classic.

Parent to child.

Kids never want to act their age.

Regrettably, adults start acting their age at some point in their lives and never turn back. (of course, being drunk changes the math, but being drunk is not being in control – so it doesn’t count)

When was the last time you ran across the room with your arms out proclaiming, “Look at me, I’m flying.”?

When was the last time you climbed a tree?

i hope it was recently.

 

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Can We Change?

Never Ate Asparagus As A Child
Never Ate Asparagus As A Child

Are we predestined, and without a choice, to be the person we grow up to be, or do we have the power to transform to something different?

If you grew up not liking vegetables, can you become a healthy vegetable eater?

If you were the shyest kid in your class, could you become a world-class professional keynote speaker?

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Little eyes are watching your mid-life

Little eyes are watching your mid life.

Here’s a poem a friend sent after he read a Lane 8 post, entitled, “Who’s Watching You“, about a week ago.

Little eyes are watching you

There are little eyes upon you
and they’re watching night and day.
There are little ears that quickly
take in every word you say.

There are little hands all eager
to do anything you do;
And a little boy who’s dreaming
of the day he’ll be like you.

You’re the little fellow’s idol,
you’re the wisest of the wise.
In his little mind about you
no suspicions ever rise.

He believes in you devoutly,
holds all you say and do;
He will say and do, in your way
when he’s grown up just like you.

There’s a wide eyed little fellow
who believes you’re always right;
and his eyes are always opened,
and he watches day and night.

You are setting an example
every day in all you do;
For the little boy who’s waiting
to grow up to be like you.

Reminds me of Harry Chapin’s classic folk song, “Cat’s In The Cradle“.

If you clicked the linked and watched Harry Chapin set up his song he wrote about his son Josh, you heard him say, in reference to the song’s meaning, “It scares me to death“.

Can I get an, “AMEN“!, on the scared to death part.

This is why I blog. This is why I stay positive. This is why I think so much about what I do and don’t do.

Our sons and daugthers are watching us. Carpe diem, jeff 🙂