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Embrace Possbility What my two-year old taught me about managing setbacks
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  • Lessons Learned from my 2-year Old

What my two-year old taught me about managing setbacks

My two-year old son, Jake, fractured his shin a few weeks ago and had to wear a full leg cast. As a parent, I imagined endless whining and moping and an annoying summer all around. Surprisingly, that didn't happen. He didn't even cry at the doctor's office. I've never been in a cast before but I would  imagine [...]

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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 [...]

  • Einstein the Genius- I fail therefore I am

What Albert Einstein Can Teach Us About Handling Setbacks

I'm having a bad day I'm having a frustrating month I'm having a terrible year I have been guilty of saying all of these and so has Albert Einstein. After Einstein graduated from college, he spent two frustrating years looking for and failing to get a job as a teaching assistant. During this time, he [...]

Why Telling Yourself to Stop Bad Habits Never Work

Tell yourself to stop reading this article now. Seriously, don't read any further. If you're still reading and you've read up to this line now, you have proven exactly why telling yourself to stop doing something never works. Just for emphasis: Don't think about what you had for dinner last night. Out of all the [...]