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Today’s Encouragement via Elia Kazan

On a recommendation from Robert Gottlieb’s Avid Reader, I checked out A Life by Elia Kazan,  one of the best memoirs he ever edited. I picked it up at my local library branch shocked at how thick and heavy it is–over 1000 pages (including index) and weighing over three pounds.

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Here’s How I Medicate

As some of you know, I’ve been off sugar for over two decades. I don’t smoke, do drugs or keep alcohol in my apartment. So when I got a rejection a couple of weeks ago after sending my complete manuscript to an agent I had good feelings about, I

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Best Testimonial This Year!

I received an unsolicited testimonial last week from a client I completed with in November after our 6-month coaching period ended. Her primary goal was to raise her rates and her overall income. Here’s what she wrote in a recent email (and I have her permission to share

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The Remarkable Mary Landes

Mary Landes has a vision. To bring a public workspace, a la WeWorks, to Salina, Kansas where she now lives after residing in Fairfield County, CT, where we originally met. Mary identified an historic building, the Masonic Lodge, in Salina for this purpose and has set about enrolling

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The Outstanding Susan Keane Baker and Kevin Carroll (Also Outstanding)

One of the things I admire most about Susan Keane Baker is that anything I ever receive from her is loaded with value. Today I got a request from her to help promote a speaking engagement she’s offering next week. She didn’t assume I’d accept, so didn’t attach

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