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Our political differences: An opportunity for connection?

In all of my lifetime (52 years), I do not think that I have witnessed a more polarized time, 2018 – politically we have 2 distinct camps.  Supporting our President or Appalled by our President.  I come from a small town in upstate New York.  I have lived in a variety of places over the…

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#50Lessons in 50 Years

  On September 13, 2015, I turn 50. It seems impossible but true. I was trying to decide how I wanted to celebrate my birthday. Gathering an amazing group of women and hiking a mountain?  We did that last month. Having a fancy dinner in with my daughter and toasting with apple juice?  We do…

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More Inspiration from Tererai Trent

She was told she wasn’t allowed to learn to read…and now Dr. Tererai Trent has several education degrees, a consulting company, and is helping to provide an education for over 9,000 children in Africa… with a grant from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation and support from Save the Children*! I was so inspired by Tererai’s story…

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Oprah’s All-Time Favorite Guest: Big Fish Tererai Trent!

“She symbolizes everything I believe the Oprah Show stands for.”— Oprah Winfrey, about Tererai Trent In last week’s blog post, I shared my story about Tererai Trent and the impact she has had on my life and the lives of other Big Fish.  Then on Friday (May 20), I was so excited to hear the…

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Tererai Trent on Oprah again… what a Big Fish!!

Many of you know my story about Tererai Trent…. for those that do not, a quick recap: In late 2009, I saw an Oprah show where Tererai was a guest.  She was featured in the amazing book, Half the Sky (a must read!!), about women and how we hold up ‘half the sky.’  It is an…

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Gratitude: your bottom line depends on it

“Genuine appreciation of the good in your current situation leads to actual appreciation [increase in value] of your financial success.”(from “Great with Money” by Ellen Rogin and Melissa Burke) In other words, our gratitude can actually impact our bottom line!  Ellen and Melissa explain in their book that it’s all part of the The Prosperity…

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