Keep moving 

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My friend Sabrina recently wrote a blog post titled “problem solve.” In the post, she elaborates on how we operate under a belief that hard work should always pay off – and it’s a dangerous belief to operate under because it often leaves us disappointed. “Even though what you’re working on…

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This tribe 

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I would’ve thought the “high” of Ruckusmakers would wear off by now, but it hasn’t. It’s like each day is more exciting because I have found this tribe of people who I am proud to belong to. Did I mention they’ve been giving me incredible reading material?! I’ve been reading…

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You’re not alone

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I arrived to Ruckusmakers weekend, on March 6, alone. I left, on March 8, as part of a tribe. Over the course of just two days, a room filled with 79 strangers became a room filled with people so close they felt like family to me. The weekend was the…

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Abandon the narrative

Abandon the narrative

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“Pain is just a narrative,” was one of the most profound things that Seth Godin said to me the other weekend. Seth made me realize just how powerful the stories we tell ourselves are. I think that the reason why we have a hard time living with pain and fear…

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People like us

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“People like us do things like this,” has definitely become a bit of a mantra for me and my fellow Ruckusmakers. A common theme that has come out of the multitude of posts, emails and exchanges among the Ruckusmakers after the weekend was that we all shared a feeling of…

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Not a sprint

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“This is a journey, a marathon, not a sprint. It’s important to recognize that,” said my fellow Ruckusmaker, Lindsay. When you treat your life, or your goals, like a sprint, you often lose sight of the true value of the work you’re doing. You rush in a sprint – and…

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