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Don’t Die
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22
May

How To Alleviate Workplace Stress And Ask For Help

It can be stressful being interviewed by a Forbes contributor.   Having the interviewer be someone who actually endorsed my book, Don’t Die Waiting to Brave, made the experience better than I could have hoped.  Kathy Caprino and I met many years ago through the publisher, Berrett-Koehler.  Our paths had not crossed since 2015.  We share...
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16
Oct

What ‘Don’t Die’ Means

I have been contemplating submitting a proposal for a TEDx talk to be held in Las Vegas in December. I am not sure I will yet, but in doing some research I came across this TED talk I felt was worth sharing. A good thought — and I could see this as an inspirational project...
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03
Oct

Unexpected Gifts

When I created the Random Acts of Kindle Kindness to celebrate the one year anniversary of the events that became Don’t Die with Your Song Unsung, I had some strategic goals for the book and the campaign. I did not achieve those goals. Instead, the campaign is achieving goals I could never have planned to achieve —...
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31
Aug

Random Act of Kindle Kindness

As August, 2012 comes to a close with the light of a Blue Moon, I wanted to re-post this offer that expires this Monday.  Have a safe and wonderful Labor Day Weekend.  If your travels take you to Queens, NY Resorts World New York, Gary Russo will be performing free at the 360 Bar, Sunday...
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06
Mar

Good Multiplies – Part 2

Nothing like instant gratification to inspire me to keep moving forward.  That is particularly true when it seems like I am investing more time walking into a wind storm than being lifted by a wind at my back. Last night I received this message from the person who got her copy of Don’t Die at...
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21
Feb

Maureen’s Gourmet Pepper Jam

February, and especially Valentine’s day, is dedicated to honoring love. Usually showing love in February means getting or giving a gift to someone you love.  I was fortunate to receive many gifts of love this February – most of them were not tangible.  One, however, was edible, Maureen’s GourmetPepper Jam.  The jam was a gift...
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22
Nov

Hope to Recession-Weary Workers

Gary Russo, a construction-worker-turned-singing-sensation, releases Don’t Die with Your Song Unsung, a small book that translates his remarkable story into inspiration for every worker who feels stuck in a job and unable to pursue personal dreams. NEW YORK, New York – November 7, 2011: Blue-collar worker Gary Russo literally rose above the noise and heat...
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18
Nov

Making Lists

Tis’ the Season…I will not comment on my feeling about the commericalization of the season we are entering.  Instead, I will focus on a great habit that has come from this season and how to use it move forward with your life goals.  The habit I am referring to is the making of lists. During...
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16
Nov

Setting Goals and Failure

This week I set an ambitious goal.  I wanted my newest book, Don’t Die with YourSong Unsung, with Gary Russo, to make the top of the Amazon chart in self-help book sales.  I set a goal. I asked for help. The help and love showed up from all over the place. The goal was not...
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