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  1. Dreams : Stargazer June 9 to 11 2019

  2. Dreams : Stargazer June 6 to 8 2019

  3. Dreams : Stargazer June 3 to 5 2019

  4. Dreams : Stargazer May 31 to June 2 2019

  5. Dreams : Stargazer May 28 to 30 2019

  6. Dreams : Stargazer May 25 to 27 2019

  7. Dreams : Stargazer May 22 to 24 2019

  8. Dreams : Stargazer May 19 to 21 2019

  9. Dreams : Stargazer May 16 to 18 2019

  10. Dreams : Stargazer May 13 to 15 2019

  11. Dreams : Stargazer May 10 to 12 2019

  12. Dreams : Stargazer May 7 to 9 2019

  13. Dreams : Stargazer May 4 to 6 2019

  14. Dreams : Stargazer May 1 to 3 2019

  15. Light Your Fire, Dreams Never Die

  16. Dreams : Stargazer April 28 to 30 2019

  17. Dreams : Stargazer April 25 to 27 2019

  18. Dreams : Stargazer April 22 to 24 2019

  19. 'Tis the Season, No Degree Necessary

  20. Dreams : Stargazer April 19 to 21 2019

  21. Dreams : Stargazer April 16 to 18 2019

  22. Dreams : Stargazer April 13 to 15 2019

  23. Dreams : Stargazer : April 10 to 12 2019

  24. Climbing: Having Human Agency

  25. Dreams : Stargazer April 7 to 9 2019

  26. Dreams : Stargazer April 4 to 6 2019

  27. Dreams : Stargazer April 1 to 3 2019

  28. "Socialism" is not a bad word...

  29. Dreams : Stargazer March 29 to 31 2019

  30. Dreams : Stargazer March 26 to 28 2019

  31. Dreams : Stargazer March 23 to 25 2019

  32. Dreams : Stargazer March 20 to 22 2019

  33. Dreams : Stargazer March 17 to 19 2019

  34. Dreams : Stargazer March 14 to 16 2019

  35. Dreams : Stargazer March 11 to 13 2019

  36. Dreams : Stargazer March 8 to 10 2019

  37. Useless People

  38. Dreams : Stargazer March 5 to 7 2019

  39. Your World Too



Climbing: Having Human Agency

Just because you may have been born in a run-down trailer park or a desolate housing project doesn’t mean that you have to stay there forever. Navigating yourself towards betterment is certainly a challenge, especially when the odds are already stacked against you.

I’m slowly closing in on 60 years and I’d made plenty of stupid mistakes. But, in time and over the years, I’ve learned a thing or two. Making pro-active decisions and honing your networking and social skills will greatly increase your chances of climbing out of the well. Reading, having a curious mind, and not being afraid to ask questions are all great tools to help you up the ladder.

Some years ago I made a promise to myself that I would increase my vocabulary by making a serious effort to learn at least one new word or term every week or so. By far, this strategy has been one of my greatest instruments in my toolbox. On any given day I could be having a business conversation with an executive at some prestigious publishing house, and a few hours later I could be carrying on an engaging conversation with a homeless person in the city park. Being able to shift and navigate through different waters has greatly helped me, especially as a writer and a youth advocate.

Of all the words and interesting terms that’s become part of my ever-growing vocabulary over the years, the term ‘human agency’ is, hands down, the one that still fascinates me.

How well you shift and navigate yourself through various channels is your human agency, and increasing this ability to shift and navigate on your journey upward could be the key to your climb. – Randolph Randy Camp

More at https://www.amazon.com/author/randolphcamp



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