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Chris Brewer
Sometimes in life you gotta be tough.
Sometimes in life you gotta be tough.

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Reflecting on 20 Years After Cancer
It’s literally difficult to recall the specifics of that
fateful day 20 years ago when I heard those dreaded words, “You have cancer.”
So much has changed since then: I’ve had careers in the USAF, the cancer space,
professional cycling, and now the amazing ...

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My Next Chapter
I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction
of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet
with a success unexpected in common hours. -
Henry David Thoreau * So here’s the long and short of it: After a

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Making Your Own Wind: In Memory of Steve Hed
I had the honor of spending quite a bit of time in Steve
Hed ’s presence, and I can honestly say all of the adventures and misadventures
I experienced with him were time very well spent. I’d like to share a story with
you that I think reflects both his geni...

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Is Your Elevator Speech Going Up or Down?
It’s not an uncommon expectation to be told you need to have
an “elevator speech” for whatever it is you’re trying to pitch / represent.
While I certainly agree with this, I think it’s important to view this as a
building block for a potentially more compre...

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The Social Media Content Cocktail Party
I’ll bet you wouldn’t have a hard time
responding if I asked you to list out some common posts on Social Media that
drive you crazy: vague emotional statements, random requests for money, irrelevant
family photos, miscellaneous cats chasing lasers, and on a...

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10 Questions to Ask Before Giving Up
From time to time I'll be featuring articles I think are relevant to me, and hopefully to you as well. Today I read this over at Tiny Buddha, addressing not that setting goals are important - and they are - but why  you set those goals is possibly even more...

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Simple But Substantial Change
It’s no big secret that I have become a big fan of the
reality show, “ The Biggest Loser .”
The hook for me is seeing people who have let things get so out of hand that
they must face massive changes in their lives, often times with life or death

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Getting Event Sponsorships 101
One of the most asked questions I’ve received
while working in non-profit fundraising is, "How do I go about getting
sponsors for my event?" Let me start off by saying I am a big
supporter of having corporate sponsors cover an event's operating costs (and

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Setting Your Organization's Budget On Its Head
What would you think if I told you that how
much money you have – or think you will have – has nothing to do with your
organization’s initial strategic planning? And in fact, you’re potentially stifling
creativity by considering money first? For me, this in...

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Global Cancer Summit Day 2 - afternoon session
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