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Leap Year – 2024

It’s February 2024 – the month that contains the leap day in this leap year. Leap year is the scrappy little work-around that keeps our calendars in sync with the seasons and gives us 366 rather than 365 days in our trip around the sun. If the label

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My Theme for This Year

Fruitfulness. January 10, 2024 How are you faring in this second week of January? Recovered from the holiday? Avoided flu-like symptoms? I hope you are happy, well-rested, and healthy as we start 2024. I’m not a huge fan of resolutions for a new year, but

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Returning to Work

“Returning” to Work

Topic of the Moment: Returning to Work Many organizations are currently in the midst of “return to work” planning. After a year of a pandemic-related workarounds,  people are brainstorming about how to, once again, share space with colleagues and become liberated from endless hours on

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March Forth – 2021

My favorite day of the year, March 4th, is here again. It’s the date also an imperative command: March Forth! My approach this year is low-key because, as much as I love it, the date feels a little surreal. The last 52 weeks have wrung-out

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I Do Not Want To “Crush” 2021

According to The Internet, it’s time to begin planning and making resolutions for the new year.* Social media posts and end-of-year articles are now directing our attention toward all the things we should start thinking about to maximize the next 12 months: goals for our

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Who Are Your Influences?

Who are your influences?” It’s a common question in movies about musicians and artists. A journalist asks the artist to name the people who influenced them so the audience can have a frame of reference for their art, style, or sound. If, for example, a

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Which traits make you happiest & most effective?

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