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Apr 22, 2014

Community Post: Simplicity Under Trial

For fourteen years I have served as an assistant district attorney. In many ways the work was simple as far as lawyer-jobs go. I was paid by the county every two weeks no matter what. I knew what time our office opened (8:00 a.m.) and what time we called it...
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Apr 21, 2014

Community Post: Why Did I Say "Yes"?

This one is for all those whose workplace is behind the steering wheel of a minivan — those who are privileged to call themselves stay-at-home moms and yet wonder why they’re always in the car. When my daughter was three years old, some generous friends of ours gifted us with...
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Apr 10, 2014

Community Post: Focus Determines Reality

When I worked at a community college designing training programs for local businesses, one of my instructors (Ann) took it upon herself to help me learn a simpler way of working. She noticed my constantly divided and distracted attention, and she knew I would drown without an effective tool for...
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Apr 4, 2014

Community Post: Not Okay with "Okay"

A few years ago a literary agent turned me down after he read my query letter and a couple chapters of my manuscript. After I received the rejection, I responded to his email with a question. “So is it the lack of platform,” I asked him, “or the quality of...
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Apr 4, 2014

Community Post Summary: Moving Beyond Mediocrity

Parenting is tough. (Is that the understatement of the decade, or what?) Just this morning, my husband Carey and I took a walk and discussed how to find a balance between nudging our kids toward excellence without pushing them over the edge of perfectionism. We want them to grasp the...
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Apr 3, 2014

Community Post: No More Beanbag Living

In a one room, white schoolhouse across the street from Bishop Baraga Catholic Church, six-year-old me scribbled the bonus word, “elephant,” on a spelling test. My correct spelling of the word was a complete accident. I pulled the ‘ol make-your-handwriting-as messy-as-possible-and-maybe-what-you write-will-resemble-the-correct-answer trick. My teacher, Mrs. Macintosh, deemed me gifted...
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