Many years ago, softball was my sport. My dad had been an amazing baseball player, so the sport kind of ran through our veins. I was never the best, b
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Last night I was watching The World Series. I’m not a Tampa Bay Rays or a Los Angeles Dodgers fan, but I do love the game of baseball. I only wa
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A long time ago people thought the world was flat—and that made perfect sense. As you looked out at the horizon, the world appeared as though it jus
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A couple of weeks ago, Doug and I went on a bike ride with friends. We ended our ride with lunch at an outdoor cafe in Hopewell. After lunch, our frie
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We recently put two bird feeders in the yard. I have wanted to do this for years, but after visiting with my friend Cheryl’s home, and seeing he
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On Saturday, Doug and I went out for a bike ride to get some fresh air and exercise. While we were out, we passed the sweetest little girl proudly rid
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“Whatever makes you uncomfortable is your biggest growth opportunity.” ~ Bryant McGill The reason this quote presents such a big conundru
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How many of you enjoy conflict? Do you like verbalizing your thoughts that are not in alignment with your boss, your spouse, or even your friends? I d
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Yesterday, I was chatting with my friend, Richard, who had joined us on a hike we took back in February with the young adults of UrbanPromise Trenton
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“Mike, Mike, Mike, do you know what day it is?” And I’m asking this in my best GEICO camel voice, but the answer isn’t Hump
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Yesterday I was at Stevens Institute of Technology watching my daughter, along with approximately 30 other recruits and prospects, play lacr
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Highly successful people make different choices then the average person. One of the choices they make is they take risks. Just the mention of the word
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Have you ever thought about your life and how you ended up here? Whether or not you like your “here” is not as important today as is how y
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Last week, I attended an Orangetheory Fitness Princeton class. One of the first things the instructor said was, “You showed up, that&#
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Last night, on our flight home from London, we experienced some rather jarring turbulence. The middle-aged woman who sat behind me and and my daughter
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There is a lurking force that can rob us of our happiness, confidence, and hope; it sends us spiraling from a self-assured state of mind to one of wor
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“You shouldn’t focus on why you can’t do something, which is what most people do. You should focus on why perhaps you can, and be one of the exc
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“It’s not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It’s because we dare not venture that they are difficult.” 
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On the morning of the fourth of July, Doug, my mother-in-law, and I loaded up the car and headed to our home in Vermont for a little getaway. We left
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Have you ever gone hiking in the woods? During any of those hikes have you ever, unfortunately, realized you were lost? This has happened to me many t
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