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    I Failed as a Professor, And It Was Powerful

    If you’re like me — a recovering perfectionist — you might be able to relate to this story. Sustainability for Business Students When I moved to Des Moines in 2007, I taught leadership courses for William Penn’s College for Working Adults – AA, BA and MBL students.  And, as manager of sustainability at Kum & Go, I spoke...

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  • Shadow Work, Brain Damage, Anger & Forgiveness
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    Shadow Work, Brain Damage, Anger & Forgiveness

    When I was 3 or 4 years old I started to realize that my brother was different… and always would be. I can’t really describe how it felt at first, because I had to piece the whole story together over a few years of my childhood. But I can tell you how it impacted my life… and kept me from being an effective champion for the environment &#...

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    How “Complete Streets” Benefit Your Travel Plans

    This article is the fourth in a series of guest posts leading up to #CarLessWeek from July 13-17, 2015.  It is full of ideas for anyone frustrated with a slow, stop-and-go commute every day… or just wanting to lessen their impact while increasing their happiness.  Specific resources are listed for residents of Greater Des Moines, but similar reso...

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  • How to Car-Share Cheaper and Faster in the City
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    How to Car-Share Cheaper and Faster in the City

    This article is the third in a series of guest posts leading up to #CarLessWeek from July 13-17, 2015 (Join us on Facebook today).  It is full of ideas for anyone frustrated with a slow, stop-and-go commute every day… or just wanting to lessen their impact while increasing their happiness.  Specific resources are listed for residents of Greater ...

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    The 9 Best Resources for Biking in the City

    This article is the second in a series of guest posts leading up to #CarLessWeek from July 13-17, 2015.  It is full of ideas for anyone frustrated with a slow, stop-and-go commute every day… or just wanting to lessen their impact while increasing their happiness.  Specific resources are listed for residents of Greater Des Moines, but similar resou...

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