Category: Resilience

Inspiration

It’s been a while since I posted. Life has brought a host of challenges, including new work, new skills to learn, and a cross country move. So, the blog fell off the plate. I’m back and pledging to start writing more regularly. Why now, in the midst of chaos you ask? Because I’m inspired to […]

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The Power of a Network

Papa Johns Driver Checks on Grandma After Hurricane I came across this story today while perusing a food blog (hey feedly doesn’t need to be populated with all serious stuff ya know). It struck me as a great example of how people will find ways to solve problems. Our networks today span the globe, not […]

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9/11: Remembering or Dwelling?

“Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.” -Winston Churchill It’s that time of year again. September 11. Fifteen years ago, life changed for every single one of us. It was our Pearl Harbor. Our Fort Sumter. Our Lexington and Concord. What followed changed the course […]

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On Loss

“Every human being must find his own way to cope with severe loss, and the only job of a true friend is to facilitate whatever method he chooses.” -Caleb Carr Last week two parts of the world shook, another part was under water and yet others were on fire. Add to that ongoing conflicts and […]

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More Prepared Than You Think

“My point here is that it’s really not that hard, so what’s the hold up? Be creative.” When someone talks about disaster preparedness most people automatically go to thoughts of Katrina, Sandy, huge fires or earthquakes. At that point the whole topic is shut down in the vast majority of brains. It’s too big. It’s […]

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