How to live

In the company of greatness.

Take a moment to think about how often you are in the company of greatness. It was a hope filled moment when I did. From those I brushed shoulders with as we passed in the hallway, to those I sat knee-to-knee with in crucial conversation, or joined in rolling up our sleeves and getting the hard work done, I am in...

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When to break the rules.

There are rule followers and rule breakers. Neither is absolute. Do you know when to break the rules? The young man knows the rules, the old man knows the exceptions. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. When used correctly, rules provide predictability, promote safety, and help us get the results we desire. There are rules that apply to the many, and rules we...

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Leaving your comfort zone.

We drive every cell in our bodies to find the comfort zone. And yet, if we stay there too long, we’ll die. It’s difficult to see that you’re stuck in the comfort zone, let alone get yourself out of it. This zone is safe and peaceful. A protective shield surrounds you like a clear bubble. An illusion that you are actually...

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