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The Shame of Failure

Common Beliefs about Failure are:  You are a bad ____ because you failed.  Failure is NOT an option.  Failures are losers.  If you’re not first place, you’ve failed.  Why try if you might fail?  Avoid failure at all costs.  If you failed, you:  Didn’t try hard enough.  Weren’t prepared.  Didn’t do the research.  Weren’t organized.  Weren’t […]

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Ode to the Death of a Dream – or the Transformation of One…

At some point as adults, we have all experienced a loss of our dreams.  Here’s the reality, however…We don’t ever have to lose our dreams.  They don’t have to die.  They might just be different from what we originally envisioned… It was tough to say goodbye to a 23 year marriage.  It was tough to […]

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