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Haley Scott DeMaria
As leaders we need to remember to "be the change", and represent that attitude of gratitude with our colleagues. Giving thanks goes a long way toward building organizational "bounce-back", employee engagement, loyalty, and community at work. There was a time Haley Scott DeMaria wasn’t sure she’d be graduating from Notre Dame back in 1992, much less speaking to future graduates at her alma mater about the importance of living a life of gratitude. Especially when things don’t go as you planned. She would know. She had been a swimming star at Notre Dame, when her life changed drastically. She was with her...
the corn in King Tut's tomb
When archeologists found King Tut’s tomb in November of 1922, they scored the most amazing archeological find ever at that time.  Everything was left just as it was more than 3,000 years before in the boy king’s final resting place.  There was a lot of stuff in there–including Tut himself.  The thing that intrigues me more than anything else found in that tomb was the corn....

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Pain is a gift and is often essential to our personal evolution. Without it we may travel largely through life unconscious. Those who are interested in an evolution of the self understand that oftentimes pain is essential to waking us up and living life more fully.  Pain invites us to ask really important questions and to spiritually grow up. Pain invites us to evaluate what we believe to be true, important, and hard.  Pain invites us to check our boundaries, our wounds and to change something.  These situations have us mute the outside world for a bit, so that we can...

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Japan Earthquake scene
"...significant, lasting change begins inside individuals and emanates outward, not the other way around. Systems change when groups of people together tap their resilience and change from the insideout." - Kathy Marshall, National Resilience Resource Center, University of Minnesota In the days since March 11, 2011, the world has witnessed the Japanese people struggle with unimaginable devastation caused by circumstances beyond mankind's ability to foresee or control. The after effects of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated so much of that country and which continue to compound, have far reaching consequences and offer  lessons in resilience that are worth studying. ...

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