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Acts of Service
In honor of Military Appreciation Month, we’re republishing a recent article by our CMO, Sheryl Tullis.
Yesterday I received a surprise package in the mail. Leaning up against my door was a long, narrow box, addressed from my brother, Trey. I brought it into the house and eagerly unwrapped yards of bubble wrap. Inside was something I thought was lost forever.
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Who did it take to make the 1992 U.S. Olympic Basketball team a veritable “Dream Team”?
What did it take to pull wildly different players across the country together to create the U.S. “Miracle on Ice” during the 1980 Winter Olympics?
How did Pearl Jam get individual rockstars to form an ultra-fandom supergroup?
With our roots in the Seattle Area, it’s difficult not to look to supergroups that started in our backyard. When we wanted to build a bigger, stronger team, we took inspiration from bands that changed music, sports teams that spurred legends, and scientific collaborations that changed life as we know it.
PROCEED WITH CONFIDENCE
To start 2023, I committed to sharing life lessons learned. I let you know the reason for sharing was to honor the people who’ve taught me. As I was thinking about all those amazing people, and the wonderful lessons they shared, I started making a list. Some I’ve written about in previous posts…..the Power of Three, Practice or Quit, and Nothing on the Floor easily came to mind. Today the lesson that stands out for me as I reset and reignite future opportunities, is something my wife taught me in 1997.
The Gumption Function
When I find myself at a junction and need to gather gumption, I remember Mom’s unfailing confidence in her ability to create an outcome, even if she didn’t know yet how to get there. Faith enough to go forward into the unknown and figure it out.
Today is Reset Day
RESET DAY I can’t observe Groundhog Day without recalling the classic movie. In fact, I’ve come to think of February 2 as Reset Day. The
Still in the Game
In July of this year, I was involved with an exit in one of our (TAG’s) largest companies: Launch Consulting Group. As we moved through the process, the excitement and sense of accomplishment was euphoric. But as the process wound down, I was introduced to feelings I had never experienced.
Rather than being jubilant and ecstatic, I found myself melancholy and lonely.