Fear, Failure, Forward

Fear, Failure, Forward As his battle with cancer was ending, the late, great Steve Jobs said this about fear and failure: “Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the

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Cigarettes, Blowing Smoke, and Social Impact

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Overcoming the Revolving Door

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Naming, Mending, Inclusivity

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