Okay, 2020, maybe not THAT nonlinear…

Well, friends, it's been far too long since my last post. Yes, I am still here. However, like many of you, I've been dealing with the press of life and running an organization amidst a pandemic, as well as contending with some personal challenges that 2020 laid at my doorstep. That's had me reflecting upon …

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Here’s to a non-linear 2020!

As 2019 draws to a close, like many of you, I've been reflecting on the year and the decade that was. Personally, it's been quite a decade, filled with some real highs and some very tough low points. This year has been no different. But that's life. Too often we want life to be only …

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Give Yourself the Gift of Gratitude.

For many Americans, Thanksgiving week brings no small amount of focus on food, family, and, at least in my house, probably a little football (not necessarily in that order). Some of us even throw in viewing the big parade or the dog show that follows it on television to add to the warm feelings we …

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Let it go.

"Yesterday is just as over as the Peloponnesian War" - Dr. Wayne Dyer This week, a few more thoughts on moving past pain and failure. In my last post, I surprisingly found myself writing candidly (and with no small amount of trepidation) about one of my rather spectacular failures and how I eventually moved past …

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Overcoming failure. My story.

  “Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it. Once we truly know that life is difficult-once we truly understand and accept it-then life is no longer difficult. Because once it is accepted, the fact …

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The gift of stopping.

I was away from work and writing for the past several days to celebrate my parents' 50th wedding anniversary. My parents were able to celebrate in their own home with all three of their children and all of their grandchildren. Having everyone together is a rarity for our family. I suspect that's the same for …

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