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The Game of Soul Goals
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The Game of Soul Goals

For the last three Christmases, my family and I have played a wonderful board game called Pandemic Legacy. The “standard” game pits the players—who constitute a collaborative team, rather than opponents—against a lethal virus which is threatening the world with extinction. The objective of the game is to keep the virus from spreading, and find […]

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Launch Before You’re Ready

You probably have an idea that you haven’t made and shared yet. I don’t know exactly what it is, but if you think about it, you probably have a bunch of reasons why it’s not time to share it with the world yet. Maybe it’s an idea for a course you...

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Revealing the Masks we Wear

I was reading Brené Brown again the other morning as I was eating scrambled eggs with avocado. Brené (I don’t actually know her so as to be on a first name basis, but like to pretend I do) was talking about barriers to vulnerability. She was...

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The Marketer Who Cried Wolf

There’s a very old story. A shepherd boy is bored tending his sheep, and so to amuse himself, he shouts ‘Wolf, Wolf!” And the villagers come running to save him, and discover it was a ruse. And he laughs. And then he does it again, and they still...

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5 Lessons from a Year of Writing

When people ask me what I do, I say “I’m a writer.” Though that declaration is relatively recent, my history of writing is not. I wrote my first poem at age 7. I posted it on facebook recently – it got more likes than my contemporary writing. I...

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