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Observe: Time

Time is an interesting perception. We lament the shift of an hour this way or that. We speak of time wasted or the lack of time as a symbol of our virtue or sloth. This is interesting because time isn't…

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Perform: Process Stories

Last night, I rewatched one of my favorite episodes of The West Wing, "Process Stories". The character of Leo McGarry (WH Chief of Staff), is discussing a bloody coup d'etat which ended with the White House's preferred candidate in power.…

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Observe: Sick Day

My daughter is home sick today. This requires adjustments in my schedule, but importantly it requires observation. As worries about the flu and coronavirus are in public conversation, a little observation can help us all. How are you feeling?How well…

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Articulate: Feeling

This morning, I have a story. Today, I attended a leadership breakfast for City Year. City Year is a non-profit tasked with supporting our schools through community service. One of the speakers was a Senior AmeriCorps Team Leader from City…

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Observe: Minor Inflammation

Do you find yourself getting more irritated these days? I certainly do. It's almost as if we are collectively getting crankier. Conversations, when they are happening at all, are both more awkward and more charged. Email and text are only…

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