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Resources IconThere is a sea of books on leadership, self-improvement, business management, and personal development. In this Blog series, you’ll go on a Deep Dive to find a nugget of wisdom in my favorite literary works.

The Problem With Rushing Growth

The Problem With Rushing Growth

I love that I live in a part of the world where the changing of the seasons is so striking. I love watching new plants come up in spring and seeing them progress – tiny buds blooming into daffodils, crocus, and tulips. The flowering redbuds and crab apple trees make...

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Change is Like a Hurricane

Change is Like a Hurricane

I’m a bit of a storm junky.  I loved watching the storms roll in on the farm where I grew up. When rainstorms approached, there would be this eerie calm where not a breath seemed to exist.  The air felt heavy and dense, almost electric. There’d be a cold rush of wind...

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Finding Clarity From Change

Finding Clarity From Change

Do these pictures look like the same mountain to you? On a recent trip to the Pacific Northwest, I visited Mount St. Helens. It's an active volcano and the last eruption was in May of 1980.  I was a child when it happened and can remember the images on TV of the smoke...

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When Was the Last Time You Felt “Whelmed??”

When Was the Last Time You Felt “Whelmed??”

Does your life often feel like a balancing act? You like routine but hate being bored.  You seek adventure but value safety.  You want to chase your passions but fear moving too far outside your comfort zone.  It can be tricky to find the sweet spot in between. In her...

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Make Your Bed.  Change Your Life.

Make Your Bed. Change Your Life.

How do you define success?  Most would reserve that word for big accomplishments.  You might not think walking your dog, making breakfast, or doing the laundry are successes. But Admiral William H. McRaven might disagree with you.  In his book, “Make Your Bed: Little...

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Skeptics Can Meditate Too

Skeptics Can Meditate Too

“That’s just the way my mind works.” Have you ever said that? I used to say it a lot.  I had this idea that my thoughts controlled everything.  Like they were the CEO of the rest of me.  That was before I understood what mindfulness was. Mindfulness is being aware of...

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