Monthly Archives: February 2013

Authenticity

Authenticity is the degree to which one is true to one’s own personality, spirit, or character, despite external pressures.  It is coming to terms with being in a world where we encounter pressures, events, and influences very different from our … Continue reading

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February is Black History Month

On February 11, 1790, the Society of Friends petitioned the United States House of Representatives to abolish the slave trade. It would be 73 years later, on January 1, 1863, before the Emancipation Proclamation would be signed by President Lincoln. … Continue reading

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Making room to lead…

Sometimes the only way to make room for something new is to get rid of the old stuff.  Goodwill benefits from that every day.  People donate to us the old clothes, furniture, toys, or household goods that no longer meet … Continue reading

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Do you really want to be a leader?

It seems sometimes that we pressure ourselves to constantly move upward in our organization.  We keep working, performing, striving to reach the top of the leader board.  And often the thought is that once we ‘arrive’, we will be the … Continue reading

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