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Fire and smoke

It's devastating to see and unlikely to change. The drought cycles continue, people keep spreading to rural areas, and the kindling is set for fires to spread.

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Dictate direction, avoid anxiety

Be proactive about dictating direction of days. Don't wait for news from others to determine next steps.

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Progress is rarely a straight line

The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry. Progress is rarely a straight line. Overcome the setbacks.

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Approach with development perspective

Make things better. The world will not call upon the unseen potential. Find new stories.

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Identify common feelings

Division is the easy way. Go beyond, find commonalities, build new connections.

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Accept reality, act deliberately

Don't try to squeeze productivity in. Use time with family well, choose how to spend time, and act deliberately.

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Rebuild stronger

When forced to rebuild work, take time to improve the next time around. Strengthen the weaknesses that lead to the problems first, and look for additional opportunities next. Use the insight gained to build with new ideas in mind. It's a frustrating process and there's no point in doing it again if it will lead to further problems.

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Defending data

Defend it because it has internal value, regardless of perceived value from others. Don't give opportunity for others to control vital parts. Make it more trouble than it's worth.

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Humans seek a hidden meaning

Computers generally don't look beyond the surface, both a strength and weakness. Find ways to meld the two, to provide people with stories to go with information & data.

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Bigger strides

Utilize the time effectively by taking swings in areas that look like potential opportunities. Make the swings worthwhile, and go after the right opportunities.

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