The 12 Dimensions of Courage

I’d only been out of college for a few years, when my boss made an offhand comment that has stayed with me for decades. He said, “I like to take words apart to better understand myself.” His name was Alan. I don’t remember his last name, but I...

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How To Crush Your Fears, Innovate And Hug a Snake

Ophidiophobia. Say what?! Turns out, ophidiophobia is one of the most common fears people have. It’s a fear held by Justin Timberlake, Matt Damon and even Indiana Jones. In fact, it’s a fear held by an estimated 30% of the population!...

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Why Monkeys Don’t Build Rockets

In 2016 there was a loose gorilla onboard the International Space Station that chased around the astronauts. Turns out it was astronaut Scott Kelly in a gorilla costume pulling a prank on his colleagues.Although there have been chimpanzees in...

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What It Feels Like to Punch Fear In The Face

Seems like most everybody makes excuses. Or is afraid to wrestle with themselves until their old self lies exhausted in the dirt, yelling uncle... and the new you stands-up, walks away and doesn't look back. Here's one person who doesn't make...

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