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Living the Kind of Story that Inspires

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Last night I finished Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand. As I thought about Louie Zamperini’s amazing life, it occurred to me that I’d much rather hear stories from people who have overcome obstacles and trials than those who only share their success stories in good times. In other words, I’m a little tired of leadership books […]

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Should I write slow?

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I’m reading an amazing book right now, Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand. Her first book, Seabiscuit, was an amazing piece of research and storytelling. Ten years later, she delivers again with a true story about Louie Zamperini, an Olympic athlete who fought in the Pacific theater of WW2. Plane wrecked, drifting at sea, then “rescued” by […]

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