Thrive

Kindness, Courage, Grit, and Rites of Passage, with John Beede

John Beede, Author of Warrior Challenge What can we learn about masculinity from an adventurer? John Beede a worldwide adventurer who has traveled to 67 countries, written 3 books, and given live presentations to nearly 1 million audience members. He has climbed to the top of the tallest mountain on every continent, including Mount Everest….

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When Life Disappoints, Rediscover Your Play, with Jeff Harry

Jeff Harry, Rediscover Your Play What if your biggest setback can unlock a magical journey? Jeff Harry uses a combination of positive psychology and play to unlock possibilities. I asked Jeff to tell me about a time when he was resilient. His answer is epic. “My best friend Dana and I are locking up the…

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Success is an Inside Game, with Laura DiBenedetto

Laura DiBenedetto, Author of The Six Habits What do the happiest among us have in common? Laura DiBenedetto’s story begins with bullying, abuse, bankruptcy, and burn out. More than anything, she wanted to be in control of her own destiny. So, at the age of 19, she launched the award-winning marketing company, Vision Advertising. Laura…

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Learning to Thrive, with Susan Hay, Thrive Health Magazine

Susan Hay hit rock bottom. Then she launched a global health and nutrition brand. Susan Hay is the Founder and CEO of Thrive Health Magazine, a health and nutrition magazine. She also runs Thrive Media, a digital branding agency for Health, Food, and Fitness Brands. After a 20-year career in branding and design, the lifestyle…

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Stories of Resilience, Part 4

Storytellers: Ann Davey, Sandra Eliason, Susan Temple, and Mary Britt Delaney Uncharted territory. This is the final installment from a storytelling class by Dane Stauffer, featuring storytellers who are 55 years old or older. Today’s storytellers are talking about their in uncharted territories. Whether they are trapped in an apartment, puttering in a garden, in…

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Stories of Resilience, Part 3

Ruth Lauritzen, Nancy Winter, Laurie Kamman, and Nancy Gagliardi A shift in perspective. Welcome back to part three of a four-part series on Stories of Resilience. One of the ways to build resilience is to reframe something, to see it in a new way.   These stories come from a storytelling class taught by Dane…

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Stories of Resilience, Part 2

Lesley Novick, Kim Vasquez, Michelle Westlund, and Bettiana Luisa LaSorella Resilience doesn’t have to look a certain way. Resilience can look a lot of ways. Today, we’re going to hear four different people give their response to the prompt, “Tell me about a time when you were resilient.” These stories come from a storytelling class…

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Thinking at the Systems Level, with Brian Krohn, SafeDistance.org

When faced with a systemic problem, Brian Krohn thinks at the systems level. Systems resist change, whether we are talking about systemic racism, institutional policies, or a global pandemic. To meet systemic challenges, you must think at the systems level. Brian Krohn has spent his career changing stubborn systems. It’s 3 AM on March 10,…

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Build Resilience, with Leticia Gonzalez-Reyes, 109 World

Leticia Gonzalez-Reyes, 109 World Leticia Gonzalez-Reyes thought she would spend this year building her nonprofit. Instead, she is building her resilience. Leticia Gonzalez-Reyes started 2020 with so much hope. “So many of us thought that 2020 was going to be THE year,” she says. She started the new year at a gathering in Vancouver. “I…

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Resilience Mindset with Super Bowl Champion, Ryan Harris

What does it take to get back up after being knocked down? Ask Ryan Harris, a 10-year veteran of the NFL. The essence of resilience is getting up after you’ve been knocked down. But what happens when your job is literally knocking people down or being knocked down? And what happens when that lasts for…

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