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How One Woman Shattered Paradigms of Gender, Dying and Grieving

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Death was a distinct possibility for Elisabeth from her very first breath. Born in Switzerland in July of 1926, she was the oldest of three sisters. The triplets were born minutes apart from each other and each girl weighed only


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A Powerful Message – Poorly Delivered – Yields Little

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Chances are in the last few days you’ve seen more coverage of Colin Kaepernick, quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, than you expected or cared to. This post isn’t focused on the individual, his action or his cause. Rather, it’s


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Want to Know That You’re Right? Prove Yourself Wrong!

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I attended a small private high school in Metairie, Louisiana. Our assistant principal and Spanish teacher was Elliot Ross Buckley. He was a terrific teacher and a man that I admired greatly. He went on to be General Counsel for


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One Marine’s 3 Keys To a Successful Team

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There are any number of books on leadership and influence (a recent favorite is It’s Not About You) , team building, management and achieving objectives. I have shelves full of them and I’m certain many of you do as well.


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You Too Can Chart Your Own Course to Success

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Most Sunday mornings I spend having breakfast with a good friend of mine. Quite often he relates issues from his business life and then seeks my opinions and insights…which I’m more than happy to provide. Recently his topic was wondering


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A Lesson in Influence from Aesop…

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I very much enjoy fiction and perhaps that explains, at least in part, why I’m drawn to business books such as “The Go-Giver”, “Getting Naked” and “Who Moved My Cheese?”. Lessons are often much more clear to me when presented


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