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“The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been.”  Madeleine L’Engle

  hen we are teaching, doing social work, raising children, training, or coaching, we are teaching, working with, raising, training, and coaching ourselves.   We nurture our own earlier selves in nurturing those who are on the path we once took. You reach out, they take your hand, they move towards what you offer.  You offer […]

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Fear of Death: What to do now.

I was just inspired by a conversation about colleagues who are a few years away from retirement. These colleagues are difficult in meetings. They’re creating conflicts. They’re acting out. In these behaviors, they may not only be fighting for their perspective in the meeting on the small point under discussion. They may be fighting for […]

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Bloom where you’re planted – or replant yourself

A colleague just returned from a conference on another continent. As usual, she had amazing experiences with new sights, cuisine, and culture, and she loved having been.  And as usual, she said how glad she was to come home, because “it’s so nice here.” I love feeling that way, too.  My entire childhood, my family […]

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