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Email-junk-tivitis

Instead of trading out one practice for another, we just stack the new idea on top of all the old ones until we find ourselves exhausted. The truth is that sometimes we need to declutter in order to make room for new possibilities.

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Boiling Waters

The choice to smile is infectious and can improve the mood of a room just a little.  The choice to look for the silver lining can inspire others to find additional bright spots in a dark room.  The choice to love those that don’t deserve it, can change hearts and heal wounds. 

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Inspired by Dad

Knowing how important it was for my father to be an excellent provider for his own family, I am not at all shocked that the proudest accomplishments of his work includes helping his employees and co-owners provide for their families as well. 

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Recess Duty in January

I think there is also something quite special about being the audience for these snapshots of a young person’s life.  What a privilege we’ve been given, to be the witness to their moment of joy and pride. 

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Shooting for the Stars

Plan to exceed the expectations of others. Work to exceed your expectations for yourself. Break a barrier. Don’t be afraid to explore the unknown in pursuit of your dreams. Build yourself of the stuff that is made to last.

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Pike's Peak

If we let the distractions of today, get in the way, we could lose sight of the goal all together.  So what goal is your Pike’s Peak?  What distractions of today are you letting cloud your view of the peak? 

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How Did I Get Here?

The more we talked, the more we realized that as educators and trainers, we were equipped to address these needs and inspire other educators to do the same.  We could make a difference for kids beyond the walls of whatever school we happened to be serving at the time. We had a chance to bring life to this dream by forming Chance to Soar, so we took it!


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Can't-a-saurus

Fear caused me to say no to many opportunities when presented that could have shaped and formed the non-profit I have today. Those chances I watched go by time and time again were me waiting to pick the challenge very carefully. As a colleague of mine recently stated, those are “can’t-a-saurus” ideas we place in our heads.  

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The Power of Fear

Is fear an enemy or a friend?  Maybe it’s neither.  Maybe it’s a catalyst, causing us to change or move, spurring us on in one direction or another.  The power to determine the direction is ours, and that is where the real power lies.

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