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There once was a young girl who was happy and carefree. Every day the scales tipped towards joy for her. Until they didn’t. And, on that day, everything started to change without her even realizing it. She was teased, and it didn’t feel good. She didn’t want to...

Which following statement would you rather have someone say to you? “No, you are doing it wrong,” OR “Can I show you how I do it?” “That’s not right,” OR “Have you considered...

This week's blog was contributed by Dominic Oaxaca, High5 Leadership Strategist/Trainer. I was attending a retreat in the San Diego area when I heard the sad news of the shootings in El Paso and Dayton. What came next is what I sadly anticipated over the next...

There is a card we use in a process that says "Invite Your Fears To Tea." Seems a little crazy, right? What does that even mean? We usually invite friends to tea, not things that scare us. And, yet, what might be possible if we did...

If you’ve ever been rock climbing, you know there are certain commands that are used exclusively between the climber and the belayer (the person who is managing their safety rope). It’s a language that communicates so much in four little words, and it's essential to...

One of my friends sent me the quote we used in today’s meme. While I’ve said the same thing in many different ways, I really connected to this particular version. If you don’t like something, just take away its only power: your attention. If I'm continually focused...

I fall down. A lot. It’s getting easier to accept the falls though. I get up faster and faster. AND, leadership is a practice. Doing the work doesn’t mean I don’t fall. It actually means I fall more often. The quicker I get up, the more opportunities...

Recently, I went to get my eyes checked. As part of the exam, the doctor did that process where he flips the lenses and asks, “Which is better, 1 or 2?”, and I got to choose which was clearer for me. I left with the contacts...

This past week I did something I thought I had never done. I paid someone to stretch me. You see, I recently started running more, and my hips were tight and sore. I knew I needed to stretch, or do some yoga, but in reality, I...