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We’ve all been there. You got everyone excited. You anticipated the day. You invited your friends and family. You made an announcement, a launch, a new beginning… and then… You fall. Flat. On your face. Failure. Failure is the biggest and most commonly shared fear among those who take chances. Failure is also, conveniently, one […]

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Can you imagine being an immigrant to a foreign nation? Perhaps some of you know exactly what this feels like. You leave your home– everything that is comfortable and familiar– and you travel thousands of miles to a completely new place. Everything is different. The sites. The sounds. The food. The people. The routines. The […]

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Sometimes stories are so powerful that they barely need an introduction. Chris Shade– educator, administrator, speaker, and humorist– has one such life story. Chris has transformed throughout his life from a shy, introspective, confused adolescent to an outgoing, extroverted, and self-assured adult. His vulnerability and honesty about the trials and tribulations of his life nearly brought […]

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You could 100% do my job. No, I’m being serious. At the risk of making myself or my work sound trivial (oh well!), I’ll just say this– this business is not rocket science! I’m sure it looks like “I have it all together” or “I was destined for this” or even “I had a head start,” […]

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Have you ever had a chance encounter turn into a life-long friendship? Did you know that it would the minute you met? Do you thank God for it everyday? I did. I have. I do. I had the honor and pleasure of meeting Michael Hoffman almost 2 years ago. He was introduced to me by […]

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Have you ever gone through a particularly tricky period in your career and wondered,   “Will I ever figure this out?!”   You’ve tried everything.   The corporate role. Self-employment. Education. Dog-walking.   The works!   But nothing seems to be sticking the way you had hoped.   The corporate role is too impersonal. Working for yourself […]

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Your palms are sweaty. Your heart is racing. Your mind feels blank. You have a vague concern that your underwear might be on the outside of your clothing, and you’re really not sure why.   Yes, friend, we’ve all been there.   These are the tell-tale signs of the anxiety that most people feel when […]

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What were you doing when you were 4 years old? Playing with blocks, perhaps? Starting to color somewhere near the lines, maybe? Pretending you’re in a rocket ship that’s bound for outer space, if you’re lucky? Not Ben Austin. At the tender age of 4, Ben Austin already had the drive to answer life’s really, really, […]

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In life, there seems to be two polar methods to finding your way along your journey:: You can follow your “passion”… Or, you can do what’s “practical.” Our guest today blows the lid off this idea by proposing an alternative: Live a life of “practical passion.” If you’re wondering what that means, I don’t blame […]

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There are few names that have brought as much notoriety as Brene Brown over the last few years. She sprang on the “scene” in 2010 with her TEDx Houston talk: The Power of Vulnerability. But Brene’s story goes back even further than that. For her entire academic and professional life, Brene has dedicated herself to […]

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