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How I Learned to Stay Focused and How You Can Too
Dean Nelson
By Dean Nelson
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To put it simply, I guess I lost my focus. I was already a little anxious when the day began. A few of us were in British Columbia at a friend’s house, doing stuff that I figured should be in Outside Magazine, or maybe a deodorant or adult beverage commercial. One day we were in […]

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People Aren’t Following You Because You Aren’t Being Clear
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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I learned a valuable lesson about leadership from a poet. Recently I attended a poetry reading from America’s former poet laureate, Billy Collins. Billy teaches poetry at Lehman College at City University of New York and during the interview portion of the program he was asked what one thing he emphasised to his students the […]

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Why You Should Stop Waiting for Life to Be Perfect
Shauna Niequist
By Shauna Niequist
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What we have is time. And what we do is waste it, waiting for those big spectacular moments. We think that something’s about to happen — something enormous and news-worthy — but for most of us, it isn’t. This is what I know: the big moments are the tiny moments. The breakthroughs are often silent, […]