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LESSONS LEARNED FROM 9/11 – THE POWER OF COMMUNITY

If you’re old enough, you remember where you were when you heard.  The bad news rolled in and accumulated like a bad storm.  First, the north World Trade Center, then the south World Trade Center tower.  Then, the Pentagon.  Other buildings were badly damaged in New York.  Finally, news that a fourth plane was wrecked […]

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LIVING IN A DIFFICULT WORLD

“Life is difficult.” That’s the first sentence of A Road Less Traveled by Scott Peck.  I read the book about 40 years ago and it has stuck with me ever since.  I’ve frequently gifted the book to graduating high school seniors, hoping they will read it and adjust their expectations about what’s ahead in life. For me, […]

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A HOPEFUL MIND SHIFT

What have you learned from the onset of this pandemic? I’m learning more each day. I won’t try to recount it all to you. I’ll do that over time. But, with every passing day, my awareness to what’s going on in the world is expanding To the extent the crisis first caused me to retreat […]

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PROMOTING HAPPINESS THROUGH YOUR STORY

What stories do you tell about yourself? Michael Lewis is an author I admire. I’ve never read one of his books that I didn’t feel smarter, more informed, and more aware of the different ways to think about how the world works. Here are a few of his books: · Liars’ Poker, Moneyball · Think […]

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