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14 July 2011

Allison read and listened to some of her favorite poems that always help her to reboot her brain and find the path back to a little more balance.



Have a Little Mercy

10 July 2012

Allison listened to the lyrics from the new Dave Matthews Band song, Mercy, and got a little more inspiration for her current mantra, it’s never too late.



Sing Yourself to a Better Place

14 August 2012

Allison pressed repeat on Brent & Co.'s song, Breathe, and found herself feeling better.



Mentoring Insights from Musicians

21 May 2013

Allison read The Hook’s 25 April 2013 edition and found best practices for all mentors in the stories about two of her favorite local musicians.



More Mentoring Lessons from a Great Musician

11 June 2013

Allison read today’s C-VILLE Weekly story, First Trumpet, by Giles Morris and was delighted to see more lessons for mentors of all stripes from one of her favorite local musicians, John D’earth. (She also enjoyed a fantastic story with deep insights into what makes D’earth wonderful.)



Be Like Pearl Jam and Just Breathe

29 October 2013

Allison listened to Just Breathe by Pearl Jam and was grateful once again for how music can help her to settle down and feel better.



“Celebrate good times, come on!”

5 November 2013

Allison read the invitation for tomorrow’s ribbon cutting and paused to celebrate a wonderful milestone for the Allison Partners team.



What Should We Do?

4 August 2015

Allison watched James Taylor and the Lowcountry Voices from Charleston, SC, pay tribute to the nine people shot and killed at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on 17 June 2015. Then she read March: Book Two, a graphic novel about the Civil Rights Movement by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell, and wondered, “What should we do?”



Poetry in Quarantine

28 April 2020

Craving courage during the COVID-19 quarantine, Barbara watched a live online series called The Courage in Poetry by David Whyte on three consecutive Sundays in April 2020.



The Next Right Thing

1 September 2020

Allison listened to The Next Right Thing from the Disney Frozen II soundtrack and was reminded that a good song can help you feel better and focus.



Searching and Reclaiming the Soul in a Virtual World of Work

22 September 2020

Yvonne read The Heart Aroused: Poetry and the Preservation of the Soul in Corporate America by David Whyte and recalled the search for soul in her own working life.



House of Music Inspires!

17 August 2021

Barbara read House of Music by Kadiatu Kennah-Mason and was inspired by how hard young children would work to perfect their art when supported and encouraged by parents who sacrificed so much.



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