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Real People … In their own words… the letter L

Lead, Letting Go, Level, Live, Long-Lasting Do you dare to risk letting go and starting anew? Holding on to what’s no longer there holds too many of us back. Some of us spend the majority of our lives recounting the past … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter K

I recently heard a radio interview in which a writer was asked the following question: If you could create a Mount Rushmore-type sculpture of the four most influential rock stars, who would be on it? I also recently read a … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter J

Jewel, Joy, Just, Job, Jazzed Car collectors keep them in a garage all polished and in pristine condition. Card collectors will often buy a complete season of cards and never open the box. Collections of all types are kept on … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter I

Imagine, Improve, Individual, Involve, Intent Question: How do you get unbelievable results from a person? Answer: Have unbelievable expectations about that person. Those who believe in our ability to “do more” motivate us and create an atmosphere in which it … Continue reading

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IRD 2018

What a very special IRD this was! I had the privilege of being at the IRD in Quebec 40 years ago as a young woman who had recently become a Coordinator and was so thrilled and excited to see the … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter H

Happy, Help, Hope, Healthy, Honest “You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” ―Jonathan Foer Many years ago I asked my beloved aunt to sign my high school yearbook. She was the first person who had first … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter G

Gleeful, Grow, Guidance, Gift, Grateful Needless worry gives small things a big shadow. Or as my beloved grandma said, “It’s like trying to go to town in a rocking chair!” In the end, you can either focus on what’s tearing you … Continue reading

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