Rungs on a ladder

I was recently asked what professional accomplishments I was most proud of.  It seems like a pretty simple question, right? Well, that was not the case, at least for me. The reason I had trouble answering the question is that the word “accomplishment” seems rather terminal...an end.  For certain, I have had a lot of …

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Expectations, and when not to have them

I can’t recall how many times I’ve heard people--myself included--use the word “expectation.”  And I believe it’s one of the most overused and misused words in our modern vocabulary. “Expectation,” as defined by dictionary.com, is “a strong belief that something will happen or be the case in the future.” Having expectations for ourselves, our relationships …

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