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Tag Archives: Robert Frost
Memorial Day: ‘The Victory for what it lost and gained’
I’ve never lost a family member or friend to war. So it is hard for me to imagine the feelings Memorial Day must stir up in those who have been close to someone who never came home. Robert Frost lost … Continue reading
Posted in Purpose Tagged Edward Thomas, Memorial Day, Robert Frost, To E.T., war, World War I Leave a comment
Is fear holding you back? Consider these three lessons
Napoleon Hill once said that fear is the single greatest obstacle to success. Yet, even with success, fear does not go away. Instead, it burrows into your subconscious in more subtle and insidious ways. You get comfortable, and you hardly notice … Continue reading
Posted in Careers, Leadership Tagged fear, journalism, Max Lucado, mission trip, Napoleon Hill, perfection, Robert Frost, Writing Leave a comment
Snow-deprived in D.C.
Here in D.C., it’s sunny and clear in the Land of Unsnow. Up north, it’s wall-to-wall snow; it’s our Snowmageddon of a few years ago times two. There’s something invigorating, adventurous and enchantingly childlike (unless you’re stranded in an airport) … Continue reading
Posted in Happiness Tagged blizzard, Robert Frost, snow, Snowmageddon, storms 5 Comments
What we need is more giving and less getting
Watching President Obama deliver his State of the Union speech Tuesday night, I thought of another young, charismatic president, John F. Kennedy, and his inaugural address 51 years ago. There are many notable quotes from Kennedy’s speech, but the one … Continue reading
Posted in Careers, Purpose Tagged Ask what you can do, John F. Kennedy, Marc Cenedella, Robert Frost, Robert Greenleaf, Stephen Covey Leave a comment