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Embracing Doubt

I was inspired this week watching the Ted Talk “The Surprising Habits of Original Thinkers” with Adam Grant. Grant is a professor at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. According to Grant there are two kinds of doubt: Self doubt: that’s the “paralyzing, leads you to freeze” doubt. Idea doubt: that’s the “energizing, […]

Back to School Changes

I’ve spent the last two weekends playing with my family at Smith Mountain Lake and then Deep Creek Lake. Those were sweet times together. Tomorrow, I’ll say goodbye to my college junior, Josh. A few days later, my youngest kids, Riley and Seth, will go back to school. Lots of change this week. There is […]

The Curious Passion Path

“I’m feeling stuck.” That’s a common theme in life. Many people want to figure out what their passion is in life but feel like they can’t. Curiosity is a remarkable tool to help us get unstuck. What happens when we cultivate curiosity? What happens when we give ourselves a bit more permission to pursue things […]

Agenda Free Curiosity

On a random Tuesday night a few weeks ago, Greg and I had dinner with a friend at Atwater’s in Belvedere Square. It was in the midst of the heat wave but we were inside enjoying the air conditioning and company of this friend. As we sat and talked to him I was struck by […]

Me, Wherever I Go

I spent two weeks this summer in Stone Harbor, New Jersey, one of my most favorite places in the world. And I spent most of that time with many of my favorite people in the world. I had a great time. Laughing, reconnecting with my family, riding my bike, reading on the beach, eating Britton’s […]

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