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  • Kitty Pope [email_address]
  • What will sustain your career for the next 20-30 years?
  • What will keep you focused and moving ahead in tough times?
  • My answer….
    • Passion
    • Fun
    • “ Yup”, it’s that simple!!!
    • Dream big
    • Say “yes” every chance you get
    • Be a volunteer
    • Don't shrink from greatness
    • Stay connected
    • Build a life of innovation
    • Say “thank you” lots!!
  • Dream Big
    • If you can’t dream it, you can’t do it!
    • My Inventory Day…September 29 th every year.
    • Promise 2 inches farther than you think you can reach.
  • Say “yes” every chance you get.
    • If you don't say “yes”, how will the story end?
    • Say “yes” even when you don’t know the outcome!
    • As you get older, “yes” gets tougher!
  • Be a volunteer…
    • At work and in the community,
    • volunteering opens doors.
    • Volunteering helps you change
    • directions and explore new paths.
    • Volunteering builds job satisfaction
    • and will put a smile on your face.
  • Don’t shrink from greatness
  • Stay connected
    • F to F time is really important!
    • Isolation breeds discontent.
    • You will learn more in the staff room and in the bar than at any workshop!
  • Build a life of innovation
    • Innovation is all about having the courage to say “yes” and the willingness to hear “no”.
    • You need:
    • talent and an inquisitive mind
    • team support
    • discipline and tenacity
    • a great sense of humor!
  • Say “thank you” lots !
    • Nothing opens doors like a simple “thank you”.
  • It’s all about passion!
  • Passion for your work…
  • Passion for your life!
  • You can go with a bang or a whimper!!
    • Plan for the fun
    • You can laugh and still be professional!
    • Celebrate the good times
    • so you can get through the bad times!
  • Everyone's fun is different….
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    • Live with passion
    • Enjoy the journey with loads
    • of laughter and fun
    • Dream big
    • Say “yes” every chance you get
    • Be a volunteer
    • Don't shrink from greatness
    • Stay connected
    • Build a life of innovation
    • Say “thank you” lots!
  • Today you’ve made your family proud, now do the same for us!!