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2017 Positivo Proclamato!

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A teacher asked me how I describe leadership yesterday. Dozens of faces flashed to mind – not belonging to adults behind podiums – but to kids wearing athletic shoes and t-shirts. These days I characterize leadership via soccer and basketball, frisbees and 5Ks, dodgeball and dance-a-thons.

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Ta-da!

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I send you this short and sweet vid created in my kitchen with help from talented photographer, fledgling voice-over artist, and 16 year-old son, Jasper. Nothin’ fancy, but I’m feelin’ the love, and I had to let it show.

Long/short is: It feels awesome to be investing in the long haul with the tribe of givers

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Kids playing hulahoop during recess in the Playworks program, Hamilton Elementary School, Baltimore, Maryland.

Philanthletics Deconstructed

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You may have noticed that we bust out the term Philanthletics a whole lot around here. It’s the driving force of Positive Tracks. What’s it mean? Let’s break it down and take sweat first:

Here’s what I love about sweat: It’s tangible. You feel it, taste it, see it. It makes you hungry – makes you strong,

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