Category Archive: Stories

Stories give us much more than just the words they are composed of

Apr 18

My Dad

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I am incredibly lucky to have parents who I love tremendously and who have been very good to me–always.  Thank you Mom and Dad. I have tried to express my gratitude to you in person and with others, but have not really taken the time to write it down at length or share publically, so …

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Oct 07

Thank You Steve Jobs

I didn’t want to do this – write about Steve Jobs like everyone else.  It somehow feels wrong that I did not take time to say this before.  But his passing was so early and his effect on my world was great, and not just because I use a Mac or iPOD.  And so I …

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Sep 07

Support for an Open Heart from a Technology Guru

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Bob Jones surprised me recently.   Bob is the founder and owner of TRIF, the company that provides the technology support for my firm and some of my clients.  From the day I met Bob I was impressed with his ability to rapidly understand and embrace technology, deliver extremely high quality to his clients and …

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Jun 21

The Summer Solstice and an Open Heart?

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I am a heat seeker – I love summer! (and snuggling next to a fire in winter.)  I also love being outdoors, so have long wanted to join a celebration of the Summer Solstice.  Alas, other commitments make that impossible, so this year I decided to at least blog about it.  But my blog is …

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May 13

The Power of Smiling

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We all know that smiling can make us feel better – right?  But is this short-term and temporary, or long-term?  BOTH! That’s the good news reported in Forbes Magazine in this insightful article. Ron Gutman’s research shows that smiling has positive short-term effects such as increased feelings of well-being and general happiness.  In addition, a …

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May 06

My personal process, part 2

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A while ago I shared a bit of my personal process and emotions around getting ready for a workshop. The workshop was an especially important one–my first time talking about Open Hearted Works and Conscious Capitalism™ in public! The workshop went pretty well.  Like most of us, I anxiously opened the results from the survey …

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Apr 06

My personal process…

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I am a lot nervous and a little excited.  I am sharing Open Hearted Works and Conscious Capitalism™ in “public” for the first time tomorrow and people are actually traveling and paying to hear what I have to say!  Finalizing my presentation, lots of thoughts and emotions are running through my mind and heart. Will the …

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