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Leadership Moment…

When your leadership moment presents itself, will you answer the call? It might mean going against popular opinion, or not “doing things the way we’ve always done them.” Find the strength inside you to overcome fear and insecurities. Lead

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Growth…

Life is a struggle if you are trying to grow. No one ever said it would be easy, nor did they say the road less traveled was a straight path. The twists, turns and setbacks are normal. Expect them and embrace them. And when it seems impossible, you are close to a breakthrough. Keep going…

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Interview With Joshua Shea

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Joshua Shea was 38 years old. He was a successful businessman, City Council member, founder of a wildly popular film festival, and Joshua had even received the “Key to the City.” In 2014 it all fell apart. Joshua Shea got arrested and went to jail.

Today, Joshua is sober for over seven years, and his life is dedicated to helping individuals and families in their recovery. Josh’s story gives families hope that healing is possible. Hear his remarkable story of redemption and restoration on

The Determined People Podcast

Click on the link to listen…

http://www.paddictrecovery.com

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Struggling Kids…

Yesterday I was privileged to speak to a group of foster children. It felt great to be speaking again, especially with kids. I was an insecure, angry, struggling kid myself, and because of my upbringing I connect with kids.

If a child reached out to you, please take the time to engage with them. Kids today need hope, they need validation, and they need us…

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Lists…

We make grocery lists, to-do lists, and lists to remind us of the errands we have to accomplish. I keeps another list: it’s a list of people I want to interview for my podcast. It’s a list of people I want to have dinner with. A list of people whose story I want to know better. And I reach out to the people on the list, trying to engage. And I refuse to give up, putting God in the driver’s seat to connect us. Make your own list. And keep going…

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Tear Down That Wall!

When we engage in conversations with others, why are we tempted to keep our guards up? Everyone we meet is broken in some way. When we let go of our guardedness, we have deeper, more meaningful lives. Do not concern yourself with others judging you. Most people respond with openness, too.

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Interview With Timothy Douglas

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