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In 1974 a boy ten years of age sank into his classroom desk, unable to concentrate or absorb his teacher’s words. He was a rebellious dreamer who felt at home when he was flying down hills on a bike or launching off of roofs, but was otherwise lost, defeated by the enigma of the academic world.

The tides changed a decade later when Scott Kelly — only barely accepted into college — picked up a book, The Right Stuff, at a campus bookstore. …


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In 1789, Benjamin Franklin wrote that two things in life are certain: Death and taxes. But what about examining some of life’s fundamental pillars that we can learn to chisel into sturdy traits so that we can flourish before death and in between the taxes?

If you find that fear of failure lurks at your heels, or you’re at the intersection of ‘what’s my purpose?’ …


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Victoria Oldridge

Chocoholic, Innovation fanatic, navigator of the human spirit, explorer, storyteller. Contributor: BBC, NBC’s TODAY, Maria Shriver, Thrive Global.

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