The Law of the First Step

The Law of the First Step is what launches our creativity and innovative ideas into results and meaning in our lives and work.

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Seek the Counter Argument

Different perspectives are out there! We just have to be bold enough to seek the counter argument. Artistic expressions can be a great way to do that.

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Our Emotional Ties to Clutter

As we begin a new year, many of us are looking to cleanse our living spaces. What should we do when we come up against an emotional tie to our clutter?

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Should Business Leaders Promote Policy? A Key Question

Business leaders are playing a bigger role in society by engaging in and promoting policy. While some question their role, business leader activism is a needed role.

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Are You Making an Impact: The Importance of Linchpins

What does it mean to be a linchpin? Would they miss you? Scott Savage challenges us to consider what we’re doing to impact our communities today.

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Ditch the Napkin: Superficial Versus Inspirational

Superficial versus inspirational. The difference is between action and inaction, substance and hollowness, leading and sitting idle. Work your inspiration.

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Inspiration Is for Amateurs

Inspiration is for amateurs. Without hard work, giving things up, and gaining focus, we spin in our aspiration with little progress.

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Spring Cleaning Your Life

Spring is often considered a season of renewal. Heidi Oran shares a few ways to check in and consider what’s working and what isn’t.

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How Writing Just Might Save My Life

I think social media is trying to kill me. And it’s working with an accomplice, the current state of the world. I suspect I’m not alone in this paranoid delusion. I know that I can’t be the only person whose feeds have slowly morphed from a land of vacation pictures, inspirational quotes, and sales pitches…

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Tips for Taking Action from Claire Mahon

Most mornings in my home go something like this: wake up too early to the sound of smartphone alarm clock, rub eyes and check social media feeds and email, crawl back under covers due to overwhelming feelings of despair and frustration, get out of bed and push away the helplessness to work/mom/live. The words HUMAN…

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Upstanders: 7 Essential Guiding Principles

  “Despite my preference to stay out of the media. I’ve taken the view that each of us can be bystanders, or we can be upstanders. I choose upstander.” Words written from an unexpected individual, Seth A. Klarman, a value investor once called the “Oracle of Boston” by The Economist magazine. Being an Upstander gains…

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Are You Really Fed Up? Advice for Those Who Say They’ve Had Enough, but Maybe They Haven’t

I remember one day, talking to a former coworker who was also a friend, about her relationship. She was telling me all the things her boyfriend, whom she shared a home with, was doing wrong and his constant mistreatment. The relationship was dysfunctional, dishonest and missing love. It wasn’t abusive, just bad. Some Unexpected Advice…

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