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Miscellaneous Resources

Miscellaneous is an overarching term.  There are many things that don’t fit neatly into one category or that have a special unique resonance.  I’ve used this space to highlight these issues.

Saint Patrick: A Life of Significance and Lesson To Us All

The historical backdrop of the life of Saint Patrick is essential to understanding his monumental impact. Born in the late 4th century (around 385 AD), he lived during a significant transition in the Roman Empire, including the British Isles. This era was marked by the decline of Roman influence and the rise of various tribal

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Leadership Lessons from Jeff Shaara’s “The Frozen Hours”

History and leadership examples matter! I recently completed reading Jeff Shaara‘s captivating book on the Korean War, “The Frozen Hours.” The author is renowned for his insightful storytelling and offers more than just a historical account. I was honestly embarrassed by how little I knew about the Korean conflict and how brutal it was to

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    Favorite Articles

  • What Is an Empath? And 4 Signs You Are One

    Do you take on the stress of others? Are you very sensitive? Do you feel overwhelmed in crowded spaces? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you may be an empath. An empath takes on the feelings of others and can relate to what someone else may be feeling, whether that’s emotionally or […]

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  • Why the path of global wealth and growth matters for strategy

    Recent global turbulence raises a question: Is the world shifting to a new economic regime for the long run? New McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) research and a recent McKinsey executive survey1 suggest that it might be, but the shape of that future remains uncertain. Business leaders should be aware of potential scenarios so they can adjust and […]

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  • How to Read a Business Book

    More than 1,000 new business books are released each month in the United States alone. The good ones represent original contributions to theory and practice or provide meaningful extensions or applications of those theories and practices. The others tend to present recycled and superficial treatments of those original contributions. So how can you ensure not […]

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    Helpful Websites

  • Therapist Aid

    Therapist Aid provides expertly designed, research-informed tools and education for mental health professionals and their clients.

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  • FormsPal

    Free Legal Forms and Agreements. Legal language is complex by nature, but we strive to make it easy to create various contracts and agreements at a fracture of a price by providing free fillable legal forms and simple step-by-step tools. Our goal is to help Americans save 1 billion dollars in legal fees every year. […]

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  • Greater Good Science Center

    The Greater Good Science Center studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being, and teaches skills that foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society.

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    Video Favourites

  • The Eight Rules of The School of Life

    The School of Life is an organization built to help you find serenity, resilience and connection. Here are 8 rules designed to guide you to the life you deserve, 8 key ideas to hold on to during difficult times.

  • I Am Human – Dr. Maya Angelou

    Powerful video on what it means to be “human” and what it could mean.

  • 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

    Yuval Noah Harari, macro-historian, Professor, best-selling author of “Sapiens” and “Homo Deus,” and one of the world’s most innovative and exciting thinkers, discusses his newest work, “21 Lessons for the 21st Century.” Described as a “truly mind-expanding” journey through today’s most pressing issues, “21 Lessons for the 21st Century” reminds us to maintain our collective […]

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  • Myself and Other More Important Matters by Charles Handy

    Click for hard copy Chapter One – Are You Sure? The two zones of work and friendship operate best when they don’t overlap, because the perceptions of who we are do not become confused. The truth is that we all behave differently, in a way are different people, in different circumstances. Those who claim that […]

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  • Reflections on Life and Leading Book Excerpts – Part 1

      Your Life: I have always thought that the whole concept of work life balance is a bit of an illusion. It is difficult for me to imagine someone who has a life that is always completely in balance. Things don’t always work out this way. It’s like the idea of a fifty-fifty partnership or […]

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  • The Diary of Magus by Paulo Coelho

      Life Lessons by Paulo Coelho:   When all is said and done, if we believe in God, we have to believe also that God is just.   The true path to wisdom can be identified by three things, first, it must involve Agape…Second it has to have practical application in your life. Otherwise, wisdom […]

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