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Shannon Cohen
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Strategist. Innovator. Inspirational Leader.
Strategist. Innovator. Inspirational Leader.

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“If you are silent about your pain, they’ll kill you and say you enjoyed it.”   -Zora Neale Hurston “When something generates a prolonged emotional reaction in you, it’s called a ‘trigger event’.  Your reaction to triggers are shaped by your personal…

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Dennis Shiao calls it becoming ‘technological zombies’.  Others call it FOMO [Fear of Missing Out].  Many blame the hyperconnectivity resulting from advances in smartphone technology.  Others contend we are simply experiencing the byproducts of being…

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Growing up, I loved the superheroes of 80’s pop culture – Wonder Woman, Thunder Cats, Care Bears, Justice League, Zena: Warrior Princess,  Luke Skywalker/Princess Leia, and the list goes on.  Even now I find myself intrigued by new school superheroes like…

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I'm kinda jealous of women over 60 and here's why

See, something happens to the women in my tribe when they turn 60.  On the advent of their 60th year around the sun, these women enter this season of life with a clarity of voice and identity that I find myself coveting now. Sexagenarian women I know are…

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26-year old Lucas Holliday recently went from obscurity to fame.  By day, Lucas worked as a cashier at a Dollar General location in Lansing, MI.  By night, he served as a  lead musician in a local band.  At his cashier job, he made a practice of singing…

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Every leader needs an ‘I Got U’ Crew.  Being an urban girl, there are many colloquial uses I use [and have heard] for the phrase, ‘I got U’ so let me clarify.  There’s the, “Oh no you didn’t do that to me and think you were going to get away with it… I…

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Tears, Fears, and Leadership: Here's to talking about life behind the veil!

LEADERS CRY.  I’m not talking about tears shed from an introspective reflection on the importance of the work you do.  I’m not talking about the ‘watery glisten’ of unshed tears as a result of an unexpected honor, recognition, or random act of kindness.…

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Encouragement for your soul! If internally you've been frantic or overwhelmed, stop & read!

Dear Fellow Difference Maker, I see you. I know you. I’ve been you… no, correction: I AM YOU. I know what it is like to hear the alarm clock go off and the opening of your eyes trigger a mental auto-pilot download of your massive to-do list. I’ve felt the…

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Happy Friday! Here's some love just for the ladies!

There is something about us as women. We are the epitome of what it means to be a mover and a shaker. We shake and bake to balance it all — marriage, love, children, homes, extended family demands, work, entrepreneurial endeavors, and village work. We…

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As a Christ follower, I often look to Scriptural examples in Jesus’ leadership to guide and inform my own.  Today, I was reminded of the incident in which a woman caught in the act of adultery [let’s not even get on why the religious leaders had time to…
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