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  • You Can’t Ride Two Bikes

    July 13, 2015

    My favorite image of Charlotte is Tryon Street during the 2012 Democratic National Convention at CarolinaFest, the public celebration that was the capstone to Charlotte’s shining moment. I remember looking...

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  • What if the Hokey Pokey Really Is What It’s All About?

    January 16, 2015

    I’ve performed the hokey pokey in about half a dozen countries, with Mongolian guides in the Gobi desert and indigenous people in the high Andean mountains. While the locals...

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  • The Sociopath at the Top

    November 7, 2014

    Some salacious news hit my hometown a few days ago. Our relatively new and presumably high-performing public school superintendent abruptly resigned. For a skinny minute, he cited the ubiquitous...

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  • What Bali Taught Me About Going to the Dentist

    July 28, 2014

    Because it’s related to the topic of my book and my work with Wake Forest University, I’ve been reading a lot about meaningful work lately. And in Bali, I...

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  • Ganesh is Fresh

    July 8, 2014

    Ever since I became aware of the Hindu deities, I’ve had a bit of an elephant-god crush on Ganesh. I like that he is the remover of obstacles—he’s the...

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