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...
21 Inspiring Quotes from 21 Inspiring Movies

21 Inspiring Quotes from 21 Inspiring Movies

William Wallace, the courageous hero in the movie, Braveheart, fearlessly exclaimed, “Every man dies, but not every man really lives.” A great life is not shaped by one remarkable feat or success, but by a collection of decisions grounded in your core values. Your...

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...

What to Do Next When You Don’t Know What to Do

When I left my job, I had no idea what I was going to do next.  I had college degrees.  I had more than 30 years of experience as a teacher and program director.  I was excited because new opportunities were in front of me.  My only problem?  I had no idea what I...

7 Reasons Why You Need a Dream

“A dream is the visualization of your goal and the motivation for your soul,” insists Kristoffer Howes, entrepreneur and CEO of Weal Media. Michael Gerber, author of Awakening the Entrepreneur Within, describes a dream as “a statement of the greater good you want to...

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