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It Takes a Strong Person to Be Gentle

It takes a strong person to be gentle. One with the courage to pause, to reflect, to listen, to love and to empathize. Are you gentle? I am very gentle with other people. Empathy is one of my top 5 Strengthfinder strengths. And I am

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Looking for the perfect shell?

If you are always looking for the perfect shell, you’re going to miss all of the other fabulous crap on the beach. The end justifies the means is seldom true. No end is worthwhile pursuing if it means we have to give up our values

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It Takes Courage to be Vulnerable

I decided to give my representative the boot. You know who I’m talking about: the person that we bring out when we are afraid to bring out our real selves. I found that I was bringing out my representative a lot. She was funny and

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Bake Your Cake and Eat It Too

Wisdom is different from learning. When we learn, we absorb new information into our memetic environment. Wisdom is gained by letting go of the ideas and beliefs that we previously learned that are no longer serving us. Wisdom is gained by deliberate practice—challenging our old

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Why Are We All So Tied To Outcomes?

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of sitting down with five Milwaukee area community members to talk about some of the hot topics that are gripping our community and our country. Our conversations ran the spectrum of legalizing marijuana to the border wall

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We Are Sorry to Inform You Your Flight Has Been Cancelled

We have all been there, right? The dreaded text message from the airlines letting you know that your flight has been canceled. Not delayed, but canceled …as in erased, removed, ceased to exist, no longer available. I don’t know about you, but for me, it

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Why Do You Donate Blood?

Today I had a lot of time to reflect on my holiday and 2018 in general. It’s been an incredible year for me. I have learned a lot about myself as a person, a coach and a leader. I had a ton of joyous moments

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