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Risk for the Right Reasons

Risk-taking is by definition a little (or a lot) scary, but it can also reveal the best in us. When we’re acting out our convictions and putting concrete action to our deeply-held values, the risks are generally worth it, and can actually be an

How High Diving Prepared Me for a Life of Coaching

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Before I became an organizational development professional, I was a professional high diver with the U.S. High Diving Team. Every day for seven years, I climbed to the top of a hundred-foot ladder, stood atop a

The Perverse Thinking of Never Standing Still

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In the mid-1990s, a regional communications company launched a billboard advertising campaign that implored people to “Never Stand Still!” The underlying message was that to be successful, you must be perpetually on the go. God forbid you be