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Are we really defined by our defining moments?

When historians evaluate the lives of great men – or women – in our society, they often reference a ‘defining moment’ in the person’s life. A point at which the essential nature or character of a person is identified. Defining … Continue reading

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Speaking of great communicators

You know that moment when your friend or loved one looks at you with a blank stare, as if you’re speaking complete gibberish? I guess we’ve all experienced it. It’s the look that says: I think you’re trying to communicate … Continue reading

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The fiscal cliff looms large

Perhaps the Mayans were right after all. It’s the end of the year 2012 and we are all about to meet our doom by charging off a fiscal cliff. The “greatest nation on earth” is about to take a header into … Continue reading

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The election is over… Can we tone down the political rhetoric?

Is there too much empty rhetoric today? Hmmm…  Is that a rhetorical question? With all of the different communications channels available today – social media, TV, newspapers, blogs, radio (terrestrial, satellite and Internet) – it seems like the level of … Continue reading

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