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Teenagers Are Wiser Than We Think: A Conversation With Lisa Damour

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Let's face it, many adults might dismiss teens as not-quite-ready to meet the real world. Lisa Damour doesn't. A clinical psychologist, author, and the 55th guest on the Make Meaning podcast, Lisa has studied teenagers for her entire career. Her work has shown that teens actually have the ability to perceive situations with clarity and accuracy often missed by adults.

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On Pivotal Moments & Career Realities: Dr. Sibrina Collins, STEM enthusiast

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Dr. Sibrina Collins has always been an impressive scientist and educator. But it was a disappointment on her career journey that led her to discover and embrace her purpose. After a heartbreaking denial of tenure, Dr. Collins shifted focus, thanks to the support and encouragement of her informal board of advisors – a group of other strong women scientists who would not put up with a pity party. Their rallying forced Dr. Collins to realize her true purpose: making STEM relatable, interesting and accessible to women and people of color. “And so it occurred to me that in my next […]

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Is Work-Life Balance A Myth?

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At Make Meaning, we strive to find purpose in work and help others do the same. We learn through Lynne Golodner’s interviews with inspiring people on the Make Meaning Podcast, and helping our clients at Your People LLC market with mission and purpose. Ironically, the more meaning we find in our work, the more it grows, sometimes at the expense of personal goals and dreams. Responsibilities increase. Deadlines mount. Distractions multiply. Scope bleeds. Personal goals are pushed off and postponed. Which makes us wonder: Is Balance a Myth?

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Nature Is Essential To Learning: A Conversation with Stephen Payne

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Your People created a Waldorf Marketing Immersion Course to teach Waldorf/Steiner school personnel how to market their schools to grow enrollment. There are two offered in 2021, with the first beginning January 11, 2021. Click here to register. Education must be more than just learning in the head, according to Stephen Payne. As a guest on the 24th episode of the Make Meaning Podcast, he sat down to speak with Lynne Golodner about the importance of nature and education. We also need to focus on “the ability to do,” says the resident farmer and garden teacher at Sacramento Waldorf School.

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