Minisode Monday #44 | Reflections on a Trudging Curmudgeon


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In this Minisode Monday, Jordan reflects on a grumpy old man he met in New York City and wonders if this fellow was a grumpy young man, or if he became that way over time.

The Cheat Sheet:
  • Some say that people don't change. But if you listen to this podcast, you already know that's not true.
  • The real question is: are you making an effort to change for the better, or are you just letting change happen with the passage of time?
  • How do you see yourself today as compared to how you were ten years ago?
  • Are you making deposits to your relationships, or are you constantly on borrowed credit? How do you react when things don't go your way -- do you blame others or take responsibility?
  • We're always working toward something -- either by effort or default. Are you allowing yourself to have a say in how the future you fits into the world, or are you slowly trudging along the path to curmudgeonry?
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