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Embrace Possbility 10 books I wish I read earlier in my life but glad I still read them eventually
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10 books I wish I read earlier in my life but glad I still read them eventually

Have you ever finished a book and found it so useful that you wished you read it much earlier on in your life? I read on average 1-2 books a week (the silver lining to a long commute to work). Most of the books, I read once, glean the key ideas and never re-read again. Which is why I [...]

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Modeling Success Series – Frances Hesselbein – #3

(For those of you who are not familiar with this series or the benefits of modeling success, please read the beginning of this post) This third interview of the Modeling Success Series reminds me why I love what I do and how much I enjoy meeting and learning from extraordinary people. I came away from this particular interview [...]

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William Zinsser’s Commencement Speech at Wesleyan University 1988

Seventeen years before Steve Job's famous commencement address at Stanford in 2005, William Zinsser addressed the graduating class at Wesleyan University with a speech that was phenomenal. I came across this commencement address while writing up a recent interview I had with Mr. Zinsser. He told me about this speech in our interview and how it inspired [...]

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Fueled by Passion – Chuck Close

Imagine coming from a childhood where your teachers thought you were lazy and slow because you tested poorly (due to dyslexia), your peers alienated you because you were bad at sports and all the adults you live with fell ill or passed away before you became a teenager. Most people would apply for the victim [...]

How to Stick to Your Goals Even If You Never Could

One of my biggest struggles is finishing something that I started. I would always be excited and have all this energy in the beginning, but like a child with a new toy, the excitement fades away and the goal doesn't seem worth doing anymore so I would just give it up and move on to [...]

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“I Can’t Play Piano Without Fingers!”

Who says? This is one of the many limiting beliefs we place upon ourselves that stops us from living the life we want. We all experience setbacks not within our control but what we can control is our reaction. If we were born without fingers on one hand, we could choose to complain and whine [...]