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The Sugar Cookie and the Strawberry

The Sugar Cookie and the Strawberry

I just read “Make Your Bed" by Admiral William H. McRaven, which he wrote after delivering an incredible commencement speech at the University of Texas (Austin) in 2014.  McRaven talked and wrote about the 10 lessons we can learn from the Navy SEALs, one of which...

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A whole day invested in… ME

A whole day invested in… ME

Closing the office/stores for one whole day is worth millions of dollars, and that's what the best companies do. When I was at Starbucks, Howard Schultz closed stores for a day to invest in discussions on racial bias. McCann invests annually in the Day for Meaning,...

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To be passionate means to suffer! 

To be passionate means to suffer! 

Wait, what? Yep, "passionate" comes from the Latin, passio, which means to suffer. I had to sit with this for a moment, since I’m often described as “passionate.” But as I considered the things I’m passionate about, I realized that the definition held. It's true: I...

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Pilgrims don’t travel alone.

Pilgrims don’t travel alone.

You guys know all about #MySpareRoom and how we've cared for vulnerable kids who've needed a safe place to stay. Over the years, I've thought a lot about the spirit of welcome. For instance, how might we embrace our guests, creating a space of acceptance, safety, and...

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The Value of Routine

The Value of Routine

Ah, the value of crafting routine. Sounds boring, right? For somebody who loves to pick up and embrace spontaneous experiences, this doesn’t even sound like me. But it’s exactly what I try to do! In fact, it’s because I love those unexpected moments of joy that I have...

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Be a Charming Provocateur.

Be a Charming Provocateur.

I rarely repost other articles, but really loved this one of a leader in my company. Rob Reilly and I both worked at McCann and now I feel incredibly lucky that we're both at WPP. He's insanely inspiring, larger-than-life passionate, thoughtfully intelligent, and......

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