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Oh The Thinks You Can Think! What Dr. Seuss Knows about Doing THIS Job! Dan Powers, LCSW
Choices You have brains in your head And feet in your shoes You can steer yourself Any direction you choose You’re on your own. And You know what you know And YOU are the guy who’ll decide where to go….. - Places
Quit your whining, you have choices Stop being a victim Take a second and think of what influences you. Stay inspired!
Oh The Places You Go You will come to a place and the streets are not marked Some windows are lighted, but mostly there darked A place you can sprain both your ankle and chin Do you dare to stay out? Do you dare to go in? How much can you lose? How much can you win?
WHY ARE YOU HERE? When you love your job, you never go to work! Just know…… some days are going to suck. Some days are really gunna suck !
WHY ARE YOU HERE? You are here for a reason! Where else can you watch a sex offender get arrested, help a child tell her sacred story and hold a precious drug addicted baby in the same day?
Good Stuff Happens Too….. What has been your best day Bad guys go away! We are changing the world !
Oh The Places You Go Step with great care and tact And just remember Life’s a Great Balancing Act
IS EVERYONE A PERP?
Balance If your family does not come first …..you suck Get a new perspective Do things you are good at Don’t isolate ! Hang out with OTHER people!!!
Horton Because, after all, a person’s a person, no matter how small.” He is 44 days old and has 14 fractures……..
Horton I can’t let my very small persons drowned I've got to protect them. I’m bigger than them So, is there someone better at your job than you?
Horton This entire jungle is a house of death! True courage is facing the unknown for a worthy cause.
Yertle the Turtle I’m Yertle the Turtle! Oh, marvelous me! For I am the ruler of all that I see!” “Your Majesty. Please… I don’t like to complain. But down here below, we are feeling great pain.”
Yertle the Turtle Be your best you. There is no one alive who is Youer than You. Make the most of what you’ve got. Do your Best!
Your Only Old Once You're in pretty good shape for the shape you are in ! Not enough time to get ready Staying up late Alcohol and smoking I can’t do that attitude Small things make a difference
Cat in the Hat “Look at me! Look at me! Look at me NOW! It is fun to have fun But you have to know how.”
Never take a friend to lunch
“We are all going to hell, but lets have fun on the way !”
Did I tell You How Lucky You Are? “When you think things are bad, when you feel sour and blue, when you start to get mad... you should do what I do! Just tell yourself, Duckie, you're really quite lucky! Some people are much more... oh, ever so much more... oh, muchly much-much more unlucky than you!”
There is no I in TEAM! You cant do this job yourself ! We succeed together – never alone We hurt together - never alone
Lorax “Unless someone like you, cares a whole lot, nothing is going to get better, its not” If not you….then who?
Green Eggs and Ham I do not like them in a house. I do not like them with a mouse. I do not like them here or there. I do not like them anywhere.
Who is the most negative person at your office? Are they here right now? Is it YOU ?
Get over it …… Someone will always be mad at you! Don’t take things personally! Don’t put so much effort into being a people pleaser! Do what you feel in your heart to be right- for you’ll be criticized anyway - Eleanor Roosevelt
I had trouble Getting to Solla Sollew
SET THE TONE ! Be a champion This job is hard enough ! You can make a difference on your team
If I Ran the Circus In this cage is a beast most ferocious
There’s a Wocket in My Pocket! Sicko ! I don’t care if you believe it. That’s the kinda house I live in. AND I hope we will never leave it.
One fish two fish red fish blue fish Today is gone. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.” One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Healthy Fish
Kid, You’ll Move Mountains Just remember to be dexterous and deft And never mix up your right foot with your left And you will succeed, Yes, you will indeed (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed)