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Mandela Washington Fellows.

Today is Mandela Day. Folks are celebrating this amazing man around the world. Hearing and seeing these celebrations is inspiring me to reflect on an experience I had a little less than a month ago. The power and wisdom that I felt on that day and with those fellows left memories and an impact on me that feels like …

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Some intro tips on “networking.”

I found this article from the Wall Street Journal earlier this week. While it’s definitely more dedicated to business/sales types (and not the engaged, others-centered types that I prefer to engage with). Just a quick post, but wanted to share the food for thought! My favorite content in this article can definitely be found under the …

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Sunrise Calendar App introduces the Meet Keyboard.

“When are you available for lunch next week?” … Have you ever spent more time scheduling a meeting over email than actually talking over coffee? … If this question makes you cringe just at the idea of the never-ending email thread that it’s about to start, you’re in for a treat.” These are some of …

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Honored to be appointed by Virginia Governor McAuliffe.

I never thought I’d be able to say that I was an appointee to a gubernatorial administration. Even more importantly, I never thought I’d be able to say that I am a gubernatorial appointee working toward quelling his own hangups and admitted anxiety about working with others with disabilities. But here I am. Last summer …

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The next chapter of HESONWHEELS: Everyday philanthropy.

When you think of the word philanthropy, what do you think of? Money? Dollar signs? Donations? Charities? Do any of those words come to your mind? Based on asking this question via HESONWHEELS and in-person over the past four months, those words are very popular “first-thoughts” when people think of philanthropy. Further, based on the …

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