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GIFT OUR LEADERS QUEST TO DC – Day Three by Paul Menconi, DC correspondent

Day three, Wednesday, March 13, 2013 Now Wednesday is the day, the day the Senators have their coffees with constituents and a few minutes to talk to the Senators after.We headed up to the coffee hosted by both Senators from Montana. … Continue reading

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GIFT OUR LEADERS QUEST TO DC – Day Two by Paul Menconi, DC correspondent

Day Two Tuesday, March 12, 2013 “I feel like a missionary.” I know what Paula meant, loading up our satchels, getting our lists and itineraries in order, lugging my bag of books around the Senate office buildings. Oh, they weren’t religious tracts, and our … Continue reading

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GIFT OUR LEADERS QUEST TO DC – Day One by Paul Menconi, DC correspondent

Day One Monday, March 11, 2013 Whoa, what a day! Our first “working” day in Washington, delivering COLLABORATION SOUP to Senators’ offices. Of course we didn’t actually see any Senators (quite; but wait!). Mostly we talked to the receptionists. They were all … Continue reading

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10 Leadership Nuggets from Abraham Lincoln

I wanted to share this post, thanks to Lucy Marcus, and wisdom through the ages from Mr. Lincoln. If you haven’t seen the movie-GO! I like #4 the best. What’s yours? Paula ____________________________________________ Abraham Lincoln brings us enduring wisdom in a nutshell. … Continue reading

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MoveOn Founder Meets with Tea Party Leader

Now THIS is what we’re talking about and an example of what we’re bringing to Washington March 9. Two seemingly opposing people coming together to talk. It was a mind-blowing political tableau: a co-founder Joan Blades of liberal MoveOn sitting … Continue reading

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Thomas Friedman article in NY Times – Collaborate vs. Collaborate

Collaborate vs. Collaborate By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN NY Times Jan 12, 2013 to read the entire article click here That one word seems to have two different meanings on the two coasts. col-lab-o-rate [k uh-lab- uh-reyt] verb (used without object), col-lab-o-rat-ed, col-lab-o-rat-ing. 1. to work, one … Continue reading

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We’re Going to Washington!

Click to view what we’re up to We’re going to Washington DC March 9-17 to hand deliver copies of COLLABORATION SOUP to members of Congress with a message from the American people that we want them to Work Together, Now! … Continue reading

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Meet the New Class: The Senate Swears in a Historic 20 Female Senators

Hear what the 20 women Senators have to say about their role in Washington. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., says that women have a camaraderie which helps in relationships that are key to negotiations on Capitol Hill, something she says comes natural to … Continue reading

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20 Women Senators Devise Their Own Fiscal Cliff Financial Plan

Short clip of Diane Sawyer interview This is promising. 20 women senators will be sworn into office Jan 3, 2013. An opportunity for more collaboration and bi-partisan cooperation.

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The Goal by Chris Guillebeau

This really spoke to me and I want to pass it on.  Paula The Goal from Chris Guillebeau and Art of Non Conformity – Unconventional Strategies for Life, Work, and Travel 1.To wake in the morning full of life and energy, … Continue reading

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