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Reflect on the days of being a teenager when life seemed simpler. No complex relationships, a flawless complexion, a clear sense of direction, and earning that sweet minimum wage. Ideal, wasn't it?

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As a child, December was about rifling through the Sears and Roebuck Wishbook, writing my letter to Santa, and then snooping through our house to determine where my parents stashed our gifts - I could remove Scotch Tape with the precision of a jewel thief (or at least I thought I could). 

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If Heaven exists, what would you like God to say when you arrive at the pearly gates? This existential question, is one that James Lipton famously asked his guests on "Inside The Actors' Studio," and it was brought to life at a conference I attended last week.  The opening keynote closed with two esteemed leaders poised to answer this deeply personal question.  Christi Shaw was the first to respond. Earlier, she had thoughtfully shared her impressive career trajectory, 'climbing the ladder' of global corporate leadership, only to step down at the peak to provide care for her ailing mother and...

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