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Of the many things that can be learned from Marea Whitaker Bishop’s story, one of the most important is that inspiration can be found anywhere. At a time when she needed it the most, Marea found healing through photographing nature. She later created Photography by Marea. One day while hiking through the nearby forest, Marea […]

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How do you describe someone whose professional background includes massage therapy, golf course maintenance, and graphic designing? Easy: you focus on what is most important in their life: family. As president and owner of Janie Delaney Inc., a graphic design company based in Minnesota, the most important job title in Janie’s life is that of […]

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Amongst her many professional roles, Mary Beth Lamb is above all a teacher of empathy. As a cross-cultural facilitator, she focuses on how empathy in the workplace can be used to work together more effectively. Mary Beth models this simple, but not so easy, idea of “stepping in someone else’s shoes” in her professional and […]

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It is perfectly clear that Linda Rock is living her passion. After witnessing firsthand how many healthcare providers struggle with how to care for chronically ill patients, Linda began searching for a better alternative. She found one in hospice. After being introduced to hospice care in the 1980’s as a volunteer, Linda continues her dream […]

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Vera Knezevic grew up in the former Yugoslavia and at a young age, she was taught the stoic nature of the obedient employee. Such a mentality implies a stable, well-oiled, perfectly organized hierarchy, where each element knows and performs his or her duties. As Vera quickly discovered, this mentality doesn’t account for things going wrong […]

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