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Book recommendations from the first half of 2024

Photo by Ray Hennessy on Unsplash Happy 4th of July week For years, I have shared periodically what I've been reading.  Increasingly, I have found my goal to be to start more books but finish less. Hopefully this is not a sign of a lack of commitment, instead, far too...

What Will You Do With Your 30,000 Days? – Part 1

“But one doesn't expect out of life what one has already learned that it cannot give, but rather one begins to see more and more clearly that life is only a kind of sowing time, and the harvest is not here.” Vincent Van Gogh Life itself as a concept has a scale of...

Your Fifth Strategic Goal Isn’t That Important

Your Fifth Strategic Goal Isn’t That Important

There is tremendous power in curating your goal list Photo by Suzy Hazelwood on Pexels.com Several years ago I was at an event for a non-profit's leadership team, board members and most engaged volunteers.  In the course of the keynote speaker’s remarks, he asked...

Temporal stewardship and why it matters

Temporal stewardship and why it matters

"The past is never dead. It's not even past." - William Faulkner Photo by Monoar Rahman on Pexels.com My high school English teacher and I often failed to see eye to eye, and for good reason.  As an generally enthusiastic, periodically obstinate, and frequently...


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