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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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Can Our Values Ever Change?

By Laura Crandall Yes. Especially if we want to grow. There is a certain rigor that we seem to lean toward when discussing our values. It’s a sense they should be absolute, perfected, and unyielding. While values like integrity and kindness often reverberate throughout our

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Discovering Faith in Yourself

This post was originally published on ALifeofCharacter.com By Laura Crandall How intuition and self-esteem brought me back from burnout. I was supposed to be over-the-moon happy. I’d just completed the biggest thing on my List of Things That Would Be Wonderful To Do:  I’d graduated

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