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What is Long Life Learning?

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My mission in life is to continue to learn and to share what I am learning with others. I do this primarily through my monthly newsletter, monthly podcast, teaching, my column in Training Magazine called “Leading Edge,” and through informal conversations. This month I’ve had several learning experiences I want to share. Last month, my podcast interview was with Kristi Nelson. Nelson is the Executive Director …

Becoming a Sage: A Conversation with Marcus Buckingham

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Marcus Buckingham is a global researcher and New York Times best-selling author focused on unlocking strengths, increasing performance, and pioneering the future of how people work. He is the author of two of the best-selling business books of all time, First, Break All the Rules, and Now, Discover Your Strengths, and his tenth book, Love + Work (Harvard Business Review …

Becoming a Sage: A Conversation with Kristi Nelson

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Being a long-term stage IV cancer survivor moves Kristi Nelson every day to support others in living and loving with great fullness of heart. Kristi is the Executive Director of A Network for Grateful Living. Her work in the non-profit sector over the last four decades has focused on leading, inspiring, and strengthening organizations committed to progressive social and spiritual …

Becoming a Sage: A Conversation with Paul Long

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Paul Long is an award-winning major market television news reporter, anchor, weatherman and special projects producer. He is an Emmy award winning Content Creator for Paul won an Emmy for Best Documentary for A Passing of the Torch. New Way Forward is Paul’s new way forward. Bringing to bear all his experience, skill and talent as well as what …

Becoming a Sage: A Conversation with Paula Harris

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Paula Harris is co-founder at WH Cornerstone Investments, a part-financial-advisor and part-dream-architect. She takes great pride in helping her clients, particularly widowed women, obtain financial peace of mind while they get back on their feet, rise up and navigate their path forward. Paula is the author of “Rise Up: A Widow’s Journal.”

Becoming a Sage: Ann Latham

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Ann Latham is the author of The Power of Clarity: Unleash the True Potential of Workplace Productivity, Confidence, and Empowerment. By combining the rigor of her background in mathematics (Tufts University) with her experience advising corporate leaders from organizations as diverse as Boeing, Hitachi, PBS, United Way, and colleges and universities, Ann made the leap from solving technical problems to …

Becoming a Sage: Liz Brunner

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Liz Brunner is a best-selling author, Executive Communications Coach, Motivational Speaker, Podcast Host, and Emmy award-winning journalist. She is the author of Dare to Own You: Taking Your Authenticity and Dreams into Your Next Chapter. Mixing memoir, both personal and professional, with practical, implementable transformational tools, the book weaves her story about determination, perseverance, resilience, faith, and trust. Liz is …

Becoming a Sage: Brant Huddleston

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Brant Huddleston is the author of three books, scads of short stories and other mad musings, and the host of a podcast on how death taught him to thrive in the second half of life. A former rock & roll guitarist, classic car restoration mechanic, tropical fish tank cleaner, inventive engineer, and business professional with IBM, he now lives with a …

Becoming a Sage: Erica Keswin

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Erica is a highly sought-after workplace strategist and coach with 25 years of hands-on experience and two Wall Street Journal bestselling books. She is a trusted guide for companies around the world looking for ways to connect their teams, increase engagement, and create a human workplace.

Becoming a Sage: Ayse Birsel

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Ayse (pronounced Eye-Shay) Birsel is one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People 2017 and is on the Thinkers50 Radar List of the 30 management thinkers most likely to shape the future of organizations. She is the author of Design the Life You Love and gives lectures on Design the Work You Love to corporations. Ayse is the co-founder of Birsel + Seck, the award-winning …