Have you ever considered who is a remarkable person?  One interesting way to think about “remarkable” people is to consider who you would most want to have dinner with, or share a cab ride with, or simply interview.  Some folks have picked J. K. Rowling author of the Harry Potter series.  Others have selected one…

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In 1979 (before many of you were even born) Barry Manilow wrote and performed One Voice.  The lyrics speak to the importance of one voice standing up and sharing with the world what they believe is important, and what begins with just one voice will be joined by other voices, and soon everyone will sing. …

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If math isn’t your strongest subject, the whole notion of effects of doubling may not mean too much to you.  Here is a simple exercise.  Which would you rather have, $5,000,000 or a penny a day doubled for a month?  You may be thinking to yourself, is this a trick question—I think I could take…

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Have you ever heard of these people:  Jonas Corona, Alanna Wall, and Tim Tyrrell?  They are amazing for several reasons.  First, they are all children.  If you would like to read more about them you can find information about them in Reading A-Z’s Close Reading Packs.  Jonas lives in Long Beach, California and at 10…

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Did you see the news about the college folks in Marion, Indiana?  What a wonderful tribute to the human spirit.  At the behest of one of the professors, the students were asked to think about the importance of “paying it forward.”  They were challenged to “do for one what they would do for everyone”, of…

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If you are like a lot of people it is a lot easier to give a compliment than it is to receive one.  When people express gratitude for a “job well done”, do you tend to deflect with an acknowledgement of the role the other person played or make a comment like “it was nothing? …

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When I was a kid we went to camp.  We had family-style meals—breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  Most of the time before each meal we sang a round—“For health and strength and daily bread, I give thanks…”  The harmonies of that round still resonate in my mind.  I was thinking about the importance of the “attitude…

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Entrusted Legacy is committed to social justice and change and the development of people so they can practice the advanced citizenship necessary in a global society.  We are convinced that the path to ultimate success is not littered with people you have dominated, but rather with a cadre of people you have lifted up.  And…

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What have you done to intentionally influence a life in a positive manner?  There are three key words in this question:  intentionally, influence, and positive.  When Entrusted Legacy asks the preceding question, we think of these three words in a particular way.  For us, intentionally refers to doing things not only on purpose but with…

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“Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.”   These are the words of Shannon Adler and her advice is sound.  Out legacy lives on in the people we have loved and helped.  Tavis Smiley puts it this way, “The choices…

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