How to Talk to Teens About Social Issues

After speaking at a leadership conference, I left a hotel in downtown Atlanta to look for a good place to eat.  A large crowd of young demonstrators poured into the streets. They held signs with powerful messages such as “Stand Up to Racism,” “Black...

How to Get Up When You Fall Down

There is a fable about a man who fell from the edge of a cliff. As he tumbled through the air, he desperately grabbed and clung to a branch that grew from the wall of the cliff. He cried out, “Is there anyone out there who can help me?” “I can help...

Why We Must Talk to Teens About Their Dreams

Several years ago, I guided high school seniors through collaborative goal-setting exercises.  An 18-year-old boy barked questions at me from across the classroom as I assisted a group of girls who were working on a project. “What should I do next?” he shouted. I...

How to Find Your Tribe

“Finding your tribe transforms your sense of identity and purpose,” explains Ken Robinson, author of The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything. “This is because of three powerful tribal dynamics: validation, inspiration, and the alchemy of synergy.”...

Find Answers to Complex Questions About Your Life

Life feels complicated when things don’t go as planned. And difficult, more complex questions arise from simple complications. We question ourselves. James Burke, author of Connections, insists that unexpected experiences often lead to remarkable destinations that...

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