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Entries tagged with: Greer Dawson Wilson


30 March 2011

Allison is glad that a Virginia Festival of the Book event prompted her to reread The Help by Kathryn Stockett. Sometimes books can challenge our thinking in important ways.

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26 May 2011

Allison watched the last Oprah show and reflected on 25 years of good life lessons and the things she’ll always remember from Oprah’s final love letter to her viewers.

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Mentors Make All the Difference

13 November 2012

Allison read In the Spirit by Susan Taylor and Demystifying Mentoring by Amy Gallo and paused to celebrate the healing power of the passage of time and the difference mentors can make in our lives.

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“His Day is Done” (But Ours is Not)

10 December 2013

Allison watched and read His Day is Done – a tribute poem for Nelson Mandela by Dr. Maya Angelou and struggled to find some way to pay tribute to a hero.

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Help for Holiday Grief

8 December 2015

Allison read several blog posts and web sites about the challenge of dealing with grief during the holidays and appreciated insights and practical advice from a variety of experts.

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Choosing Balance and Leadership is More Difficult for LGBTQ+ Employees

28 August 2018

Allison read How Companies Make It Harder for Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Employees to Achieve Work-Life Balance on HBR.org and was grateful to the authors for compelling research and practical tips.

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BLM! What Should I Do Next?

13 October 2020

Allison asked herself and the team at IDEA Minds what they recommend when someone white says to us, “I agree Black Lives Matter, but what should I do next?”

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