The Crandallabra

Delightful Ideas & Sparks of Interest

Who are your heroes?

Who are the people you most admire? Stop for a moment and list the top ten. What do they have in common? The first commonality is you because it’s your list. Write down what about each of them appeals to you and then look for

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Finding Real Reasons to Celebrate at Work

Tonight we’ll see a Supermoon, the likes of which we haven’t seen since 1982 and won’t see again until 2033. Tonight the moon is at its closest annual point to the Earth in its orbit, making this full moon appear brighter and bigger. Tonight there

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Daily Adventures and the Frontier Spirit

I’m a Garrison Keillor fan who grew-up listening to A Prairie Home Companion. I still like listening to stories about Lake Wobegon’s residents, each full of humor and rich humanity. There are many excellent stories in the Lake Wobegon canon, and my favorite is “Alaska.”

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It’s September. Start Your Story.

The beginning of the school year holds a tiny bit of magic. It’s the same magic that can be found at the beginning of a story – a good one with a beginning, middle, and an end. The arc of this good story has a

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Which traits make you happiest & most effective?

Download your Character Compass and reconnect to the things that bring more satisfaction and joy to your work.

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