Author Archives: Michael "Mick" Mayers

It’s Official- Our Government Is Broken

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Here’s news for you: You all screwed it up. WE screwed it up.

Zen Zone #18

Taking a break to be a little more civil, less intemperate, or more willing to consider other perspectives sounds like a good one to me.

Zen Zone #17

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The one who acts first creates the momentum for their own destruction.

Not Lovin’ It

Lest you think this blog has gone to the evaluation of restaurants, this is actually a discussion on customer service. So pay attention.

Zen Zone #16

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Ego and pride continue to be evident in the poor decisions made by politicians, celebrities, the wealthy, and “leaders” in general.

Zen Zone #15

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A great warrior decided to attack the enemy although he had only a fraction of the number of men the opposition commanded. He knew that he would win, but his soldiers were in doubt.

The Middle Way

Unless you have all the power to force change in the hearts and minds of others (and you don’t), you will have to understand that consensus and acceptance is necessary for peace.

Zen Zone #14

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We are not alone in this existence. We should approach every action with mindful consideration, realizing that every action also has a reaction.

Giving As Much As We Have

We do not know the day nor the hour. We need to prepare as if every day were the day.

Asheville NC Fire LODD

Condolences to the Asheville Fire Department and their family and friends after the untimely death of Capt. Jeffrey Bowen in the line of duty.

Zen Zone #13

Let go of the past and look forward. You can’t improve on what was, but you can always make the future better by being there for it.

Zen Zone #12

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There is a time when decisions must be made.

Zen Zone #11

“Thus the intelligent think because of this; the mettlesome fight because of this.”

Zen Zone #10

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Before we engage others, we must first engage ourselves.

Stopping the Loss

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There are just some people who happen to rise to power and are either corrupted on the way, or didn’t have a good sense of values to begin with, who should simply not be in a leadership position.

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