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Being Brave Means Knowing When To Shut Up And When To Speak Up

Should we say something or not?

Very often, the bravest thing we can do is to keep our mouth shut. Speaking up can get us in trouble, give us a reputation, and ruin our career. It can also set us free and propel our career. The real trick is to know when to speak and when to zip it.

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Being Brave Means Asking Great Questions, Tough Questions

What are you willing to die for?

Few people realize just how brave you must be to ask a great question. You know, the tough questions that people should have a ready answer for, but don’t.

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Mid Life Celebration Asks, What Has Been The Most Influential Book You’ve Read In The Past Three Years And Why?

Dallas, Texas Airport, Fall 2011

Boomers, Midlife Celebration wants to know how committed you are to reading influential books, because there’s very little time to indulge in reading for self-improvement. If we read many books, we’re bound to find a few home runs. A few of jeff noel’s most impactful reads:

Any must reads you’d like to recommend?

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How Brave Must We Baby Boomer’s Be To Read Things That Make Us Better People?

We are all weird. Even weirder when we don't read.

Reading takes time. Deciding what to read often doesn’t. Boomers, what if we made ourselves read more often, and with greater diversity? What would happen if we committed to self-improvement every day of this year?

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Each Day In January, Mid Life Celebration Will Illuminate A Bravery Topic

University of Iowa, Fall 2011

Choose to be bold. Are you brave enough to dream impossible dreams? Long ago, I dreamt incredible childhood dreams. Three years ago, after a lifetime of excuses, I quit dreaming and start doing, founded an LLC, became a writer, and represented the USA in the Senior Olympics. How important is bravery in getting started? Crucial.

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