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As the world watches in horror and tries toprocess the latest events in Parkland, Florida,every parent in the country waits for their child to come home just so they can hug them a little bit tighter or tell them a little bit louder how much they matter, and love them.

Families and communities...


Bitty & Beau’s Lesson on Success


Last night, I had the chance to teach my kids a game my dad and I played when I was younger: Risk. And in the midst of playing, one of my little ones asked, “Well, how do you win?”


This question lead to not only an explanation on how to win at the game of...


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Social Proof

By Steve Beecham, Posted June 12th 2018

There is no doubt we are affected by other people's behavior.


We may not think we are, but we are.


If I decide to buy from you over someone else, my decision will be partly based on what others are saying about you.


So if you know that is true, shouldn't you spend more time spreading social proof...


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Better Faster

By Dan Thurmon, Posted June 12th 2018

If you are serious about improvement, you should have immediate answers to two critical questions. Are you fully participating in the flow of learning? Watch this week’s video to learn more and stay tuned for a chance to work with Dan on your next growth opportunity.



Dan is giving away three...


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Redefining Perfect

By John O'Leary, Posted June 11th 2018


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"The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image of perfect.” – Thomas Merton


Life was going perfectly.


Amy and Ben Wright enjoyed work that provided...


When a teacher from New Jersey discovered one of his students had just been evicted from his home, he decided to step in to lend a helping hand.

Nicholas Ferroni — a Social Studies instructor atUnion High School andPEOPLE’s 2014 Sexiest Teacher Alive— recently found out that one of his former...


Ben and Amy Wright own Bitty & Beau's Coffee, proudly employing people with disabilities. The shop is named after their children who have Down Syndrome.


The Wrights are combatting the staggering 80% unemployment rate for people with disabilities + using their shop as a platform to share this...


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An Open Letter to Leaders

By Angela Maiers, Posted June 6th 2018

For many years, I have presentedworkshops for school and community leaderswho are ready to embrace social media and explore the powerful ways new social technologies and platforms can be used in classrooms and schools.

As I outlined, re-outlined and tweaked the schedule trying to craft the “...


A Lesson on Dealing with Challenges


The great Winston Churchill once said, “Fear is a reaction, but courage is a decision.” Perhaps no one demonstrates this truth better than my most recent Live Inspired Podcast guest, Nando Parrado.


Nearly 50 years ago, a plane carrying Nando, his rugby team and...