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When Life Gives Us Lemons…

When Life Gives Us Lemons…

When life gives us lemons we can make lemonade (the perfect metaphor for turning misfortune or disappointment into something better) Or squirt the juice into our own or other’s eyes (a metaphor for making things worse). The problems of life we call lemons are not always so simple, but we always have a choice to make things better or worse. The post When Life Gives Us Lemons… appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Acts of Physical Courage

Acts of Physical Courage

Successful or not, acts of physical courage always bring honor. It is the much smaller forms of valor, standing up for principle at the risk of social disapproval, economic loss or injury to career that require the greatest moral will power. There is little upside to winning and a significant and often lasting downside to losing. — Michael Josephson The post Acts of Physical Courage appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Halsey’s Moving Speech at the NYC Women’s March

Halsey’s Moving Speech at the NYC Women’s March

Halsey’s Moving Speech at the NYC Women’s March Have you seen this moving poem from singer Halsey, yet? Truly moving. I encourage everyone to take the time to watch it and share with your family and friends. Incredibly strong. I’m woke — if you’re not, wake up! I know my posts on this issue add nothing of weight to the … Read More The post Halsey’s Moving Speech at the NYC Women’s March appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Brave Women

BRAVE WOMEN. Judge Rosemarie Aquilina’s message to dozens of female victims who were molested by official USA Gymnastics doctor during sentencing hearing in Michigan: “You are not broken. You are strong. You are the voice of so many people. … You are not a victim any longer. Do not let it define you. Go out and do great things in … Read More The post Brave Women appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Hold Yourself More Accountable

Hold yourself more accountable. Awkowldege the wounds you’ve inflicted and the mistakes you’ve made and make amends. Make it easier for others to do the same. – Michael Josephson ; The post Hold Yourself More Accountable appeared first on What Will Matter.

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What Will Matter Poem– A Tribute to a Teacher’s Life

What Will Matter Poem– A Tribute to a Teacher’s Life

Click here to download the original high resolution poster. By Michael Josephson Ready or not, some day it will come to an end. There will be no more sunrises, no minutes, hours or days. All the things you collected, whether treasured or forgotten will pass to someone else. It will not matter what you owned or what you were owed. Your grudges, … Read More The post What Will Matter Poem– A Tribute to a Teacher’s Life appeared first on What Will Matter.

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What Will Matter – Original Poem

What Will Matter – Original Poem

Click here to download the original high resolution poster. by Michael Josephson Ready or not, someday it will all come to an end.   There will be no more sunrises, no minutes, hours or days.  All things you collected, whether treasured or forgotten, will pass to someone else.  Your wealth, fame and temporal power will shrivel to irrelevance.  Your grudges, resentments, … Read More The post What Will Matter – Original Poem appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Ethics is Bigger Than Compliance

Ethics is Bigger Than Compliance

Ethics is bigger than compliance. Compliance is doing what you are required to do; ethics is about doing what you should do. An act is not ethical simply because it’s legal, nor is it proper simply because it’s permissible. In an ethical culture, people are expected to do more than ask what they have a right to do; they are … Read More The post Ethics is Bigger Than Compliance appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Michael Josephson’s NBC4 Interview: “What 2017 Says About America’s Character”

Michael Josephson’s NBC4 Interview: “What 2017 Says About America’s Character” As 2017 came to a close, Michael Josephson sat down with NBC4’s Conan Nolan to discuss what the year 2017 demonstrated about the country’s character. Both segments of Michael’s interview (which was a part of the NBC4’s NewsConference segment) are worth watching — especially as we think about how character … Read More The post Michael Josephson’s NBC4 Interview: “What 2017 Says About America’s Character” appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Don’t Be Afraid to Take On Big Challenges

The bigger they are, The harder they fall. Don’t be afraid to take on big challenges! ; The post Don’t Be Afraid to Take On Big Challenges appeared first on What Will Matter.

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