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11
2012

The power of “I am.”

I find it intriguing to hear the words that people say immediately following “I am…” Like, “I am a mother.” Or, “I am a writer.” Or, “I am so unproductive right now because it’s 3 p.m. on a Friday.” These words have a cause-and-effect react...

10
10
2012

Living beyond the words

Since the beginning of time, words, names and labels have been part of the mythology and rhythm that we call the human experience. In the book of Genesis, creation is said to have begun with a word (“God spake…”) and extended even down to the animals (“So the man gave names t...

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05
2012

Embrace the people around you, they are your success

Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher. — Oprah I’m a leader. I’m not saying that in a moment of boastfulness, but simply to set the stage of what I’m about to say. As a 20-something-year-old leader who is blessed to know other young adults in roles of...