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three reasons to approach life with curiosity

three reasons to approach life with curiosity

Did curiosity really kill the cat? I know we all know the saying, but I am going to go against the grain a little bit and say that I would rather be the cat. I mean wouldn’t you? Maybe it’s because I have always been a little bit of a rebel at heart or maybe I would...

four ways to start your day in a positive way

four ways to start your day in a positive way

I never thought I would be one of those people where life seems to be “too much” for me to handle. Throughout high school and even college, I was happy. I loved, I created, and I woke up feeling blissful. No matter what was going on, I didn’t ever let it get to me...

three life lessons from your favorite remix

three life lessons from your favorite remix

remixes are awesome There’s no question that remixes are awesome. Sure, some folks will tell you that there’s nothing like the original, but they probably have some closet remixes that they love just like everyone else. It’s hard to not love a good remix. Remixes can...

jeff weiner: ceo of linkedin

“Greatness in leadership is achieved through inspiring, rather than dictating instructions to be followed.” – Anonymous Leading a company with 259 million users isn’t easy, but LinkedIn’s CEO Jeff Weiner seems to have a good handle on it. Hired as an interim president...

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trust the timing of your life

trust the timing of your life

I was sitting alone in the doctor’s office. Palms sweating. A tangled mess of fear and emotion balled up inside. I anxiously waited as each minute ticked by. I was sure there was something wrong with me. There had to be. Why else wasn’t I expecting a child yet? as a...

marissa mayer: yahoo ceo and president

marissa mayer: yahoo ceo and president

I helped build Google, but I don’t like to rest on [my] laurels. I think the most interesting thing is what happens next. – Marissa Mayer, 2008 Turning around a technology company is considered rare, but Marissa Mayer is a woman who triumphed over such a challenge....



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what if god just isn’t my thing?

what if god just isn’t my thing?

I wasn’t raised a religious person. I don’t remember my parents ever taking us to church; if they did, it was only on holidays. And clearly it didn’t stick. I went to church with my friends sometimes. I volunteered for Vacation Bible School. I joined Young Life in...

ernesto che guevara: revolutionary leadership

ernesto che guevara: revolutionary leadership

I don’t think you and I are very closely related, but if you are capable of trembling with indignation each time that an injustice is committed in the world, we are comrades, and that is more important. – Ernesto Che Guevara Ernesto Che Guevara was an iconic Latin...

eleven things i learned in eleven years of marriage

Before I got married, I didn’t give marriage much thought. The wedding, on the other hand, I gave plenty of thought in the form of daydreams of dresses, bridesmaids, and flowers. I hadn’t thought much beyond that point. I literally walked into married life without a...

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