So What’s Your Story?

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“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” -Maya Angelou When I started my professional development company years ago, the first course I created and offered to companies was Creating and Delivering Professional Presentations. (This course remains one of my most popular offerings.) Because I had been an undefeated speaker as […]

“Someday,” I Am Going To…

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“Many people approach life as though they will live forever on this planet. They get caught up in the day-to-day grind of existence and put off their most cherished dreams for ‘someday.’ I am now old enough to know that ‘someday’ never comes for many people. They wake one fateful day to discover that their […]

Be Careful What You Believe

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“It is very difficult to break free from the prison of conformity and fixed false beliefs without changing our level of consciousness and awareness.”    -Debasish Mridha Years ago, as I was commuting home from work, I was listening to my favorite radio program, “Our Changing World,” presented by the late Earl Nightingale. (I actually corresponded […]

When Was Your Last Renaissance?

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Many years ago, the then Rector of Boston’s Trinity Church, Phillips Brooks (famous for writing the lyrics to the Christmas Song, “O Little Town of Bethlehem”), was asked by an interviewer, “When were you born?” In response, Mr. Brooks said, “I will tell you about it. It was one Sunday afternoon about 3:30 just after I had […]