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January 22, 2021

Listen So People Want to Talk

In January we shook the dust off of our feet from 2020, we remembered Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and we saw the United States welcome a new president.  Now as we look forward into our future, we’re trying to live up to our name; United States of America.  Dr.…
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January 7, 2021

2020 is over! What Story Will You Tell?

The long-anticipated—prayed for—vaccine has finally arrived, and people are beginning to get immunized. With that, we can take our first collective, huge sigh of relief, believing that there is a light at the end of this very long tunnel we call 2020. But no matter how quickly we rebound and…
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December 5, 2020

What’s in Your Heart?

Scrooge is a cold and harsh man, and his heart only warms seeing his distant memories, and bleak future.  The Grinch is… well… a Grinch until he discovers the spirit of Christmas, and his heart grows three sizes!  Science has taught us that the heart is an organ that runs…
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October 22, 2020

Some Days are Diamonds, Some Days are Dust – But All Are Golden

On the best days, rehearsals for a play are enlightening, stimulating, challenging, moving, and loads of fun. On the worst days, they are the same. The one big difference is that the latter didn’t go according to your plan. You didn’t make as much progress as you had hoped, or…
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September 10, 2020

Opportunity in Restriction

Hollywood gave into pressure and agreed to censor what they would show in motion pictures.  In the 1930s the Catholic Church saw itself as a moral compass and presented Hollywood with the Production Code, a document with drastic restrictions for movie production.  They said ‘it’s my way or the highway’…
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August 3, 2020

Do Not Move

Your big idea is waiting on you.  You might have the greatest idea the world will ever see, but if you do not act on it, what good is it? You might have a vision—a dream— that could change the world, but if you are not willing to share it…
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June 22, 2020

Become Brilliant at the Basics

In December of 1960, the Green Bay Packers played in the NFL Championship game against the Philadelphia Eagles: and lost 17-13. Author David Maraniss, in his best-selling book, When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi, explains what happened when the team gathered on their first day of training…
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April 30, 2020

Plans Change – 6 Ways to Find Opportunity During Uncertain Times

Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at During the Great Plague of London in 1665, Isaac Newton decided that he should leave his studies at Trinity College in Cambridge and head to his family farm roughly 60 miles away. Here, far from the horrors besieging the big city, Newton placed…
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March 3, 2020

Are Small Roles Vital?

There are no small parts, only _______ ________. Do you know that phrase?  It comes from the theater...  "Small Actors" There are no small parts, only small actors. The phrase refers to actors who believe that a particular part in a show is beneath them: too few lines, too little stage-time,…
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January 23, 2020

Disney Wouldn’t Change… and They Won!

Authenticity: Isn’t that something we all strive for? To be true to ourselves? To be honest and open with others? And yet, isn’t it where we often fall short, trying to please too many people, making decisions based on how others might feel and not on how we feel? How…
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