Archive - 2020

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Rethinking Ambition
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The Risks that Come with Staying Well
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Leaving Prison

Rethinking Ambition

I’m guessing there is an ambitious streak that runs through you. Most of us have lived with our eyes on a challenge. A goal that gets us out of bed. A passion that fuels our lives. Some may push back, assuming ambition is tantamount to being ruthless, cutthroat, and into power. But consider the alternative.[…]

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The Risks that Come with Staying Well

Yesterday, I caved. Hoisted the white flag.   It all started innocent enough. I decided Friday to contribute my part to the wellness industrial complex. I went in for my second shingles shot. Outside of a bit of discomfort in my left arm, I would be fine. Ride this out. The pharmacist administering the medication[…]

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Leaving Prison

There are some moments in life that level you. Force you to slow down, look in the proverbial mirror and ask some necessary questions. The first came this past week. Friday night, I and a colleague made our way to a prison, heading west, driving through the coast range. It was terribly dark, the rain[…]

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