Running, But Not on Empty

November 14, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

I might have attributed it to the fabled ‘runner’s high’ had I not met so many dedicated runners who denied experiencing one–

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Hiring the Right People

November 11, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

They sought a trust relationship with the rehab– one that would continue through future referrals as well as the current one.

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Groups That Work: Values

October 24, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Effective working groups can continue their traditions through surprising changes in location, membership, etc.

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Fundraising 101

October 3, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

These volunteers work for the welfare of the community by supporting the important work of your organization.

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Bad Boards

September 19, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

I ask myself if this Board, as presently constituted, is capable of taking the organization to that level of success.

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Sober at the Wedding

September 12, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

What do you intend to prove, anyway, and to whom? That you can stay sober, or that you can drink again?

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Filtering Stress

August 29, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Stress builds up beneath your awareness. Then it passes a certain level and suddenly, you’re really aware of it.

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Decision Making in Early Recovery

August 15, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

topics related to decision making process - uncertainty, alternatives, risk consequences, complexity, personal issues; white chalk handwriting and color sticky notes on blackboard

Suddenly we’re missing obvious warning signs, ignoring key markers of danger, or simply deciding to take a leap of faith at exactly the wrong moment.

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Negotiating With Ourselves

August 12, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

I contend that the outcome of a given treatment episode is often determined right at the outset, based on why the clients is in treatment in the first place.

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About Saying “No”

June 27, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

You may have unintentionally established a pattern of saying things you didn’t really mean, or making promises you didn’t keep, or threatening consequences that never came to pass.

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