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Selfie Away, Mamas

Fayth's selfie with her son

Tomorrow is a Celebration of Life service for my aunt. A few days before Thanksgiving, she lost her courageous battle with cancer. After six short months of chemo, endless treatments, nausea, exhaustion, and more than anyone should have to endure, she was gone. In preparation for what she knew was …

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Selfish Much?

be kind on purpose

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach addressed the world on August 5th from a simple podium amid a techno-charged party scene. His role was to welcome the world, in person or via television, to the 2016 Olympics hosted in Brazil. Instead, he delivered 11 of the most shocking words that …

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Thank you for not interrupting me

Image credit: Luis Molinero Mart�nez

As part of my job, I coach senior executives and leaders on how to be effective communicators. From basic communication skills to more critical, complex skills that ensure leaders are communicating in an effective, efficient way that that drives positive measurable business performance, I cover the gamut. Communication includes all …

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10 Life Lessons My Kids Learn From Skiing

My two kids (inside the gate in the blue and red) with two of their ski buddies.

We are a ski family. It’s what we do together, and is what I did with my parents and siblings growing up. Recently, as I was carving down the mountain, I started thinking how skiing taught me — and is teaching my kids — some very important life lessons. Here’s …

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