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Enter the apprenticeship zone

You’re offered an opportunity, a leap ahead. You’re excited. A chance to go big. That leap takes courage. Your excitement turns into anxiety. You hesitate. Imposter syndrome shows its ugly head. You doubt your abilities. It’s not your skill or accomplishments that brought you to this point, but luck. Surely if you took advantage of this opportunity, everyone will find out...

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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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At a loss for words.

Watching an interview today on the news, an esteemed professor of history warned the casual use of powerful words. In an article this past week, I discovered this year’s annual list of banished words. And on the days after the events of January 6th, I watched as scholars, journalists, heads of state, friends and family searched for words to describe what...

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