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Thick Skin Doesn’t Indicate Courage. Courage Indicates Courage

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Falling On and Off the Beat: Metaphor and Practice for Learning to Start Again

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Imagining the Worst that Can Happen is Useful if…

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Obligation Disappears When You Make a Real Choice

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Do I Follow My Instinct or Not: Some Choices are Not Black and White

You're in a rush to get home for a phone interveiw for a job you need. But life has a different plan in store. How do you decide which one is more important?
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Sometimes When Things Go Against Your Plans, Hopes and Expectations it Can Be Awesome!

Have you ever found yourself in a different country, by accident? I have. The country was Portugal. In August of 2000 I planned a trip to Europe to attend the wedding of some friends. The wedding would be in southeastern France, along the Cote d’Azur in a small village called Canadel.
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Getting Fired: Is There an Upside?

A couple of years ago I got fired and I didn’t see it coming. My boss asked me to stop by the office at the end of the day. He wanted to talk to me about something. This wasn’t unusual, since I worked from home and he frequently asked sales people who worked remotely to […]
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The Power of Questioning Your Own Limits

It’s 1983 and aerobics is the hot new fitness craze. Flash Dance star Jennifer Beals has transformed sweatshirts into a sexy fashion statement with strategically placed rips and tears. Women have an alternative to the male dominated gym scene with Jane Fonda’s Workout Video. Leg warmers, shiny leotards and matching headbands are the new chic.
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Blog 4

Dancing through Grief to Be Able to Be Present

I sat slumped over the steering wheel. “What am I afraid of?” I asked myself. The lump in my throat made it hard to swallow. Not being enough, I sighed. My year had already been filled with so much loss. Now, having to face my dear friend’s decline due to advanced Parkinson’s. It was more […]
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Blog 5

The Postal Worker Who Woke Me Up to the Bystander Inside

A most amazing thing happened at the post office the other day. I was standing in line to mail Christmas packages – a line that weaved through the main office, out the door and around the front of the building – when I heard a young couple arguing about a conversation the man was having on […]
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Blog 6

Absolutist-Thinking and Leadership: A Slippery Slope

About a year ago I read a post on LinkedIn about Leadership that included a list of what makes a good leader. The author was a CEO of a big company. The list struck me as so black and white that at first I thought it was a joke then I realized that it was […]
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