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If a Coach is someone who teaches us how to be Excellent @ something, Empathy (The Practice) is Hearing what people are Feeling and Seeing what people are Needing, & Conflict Resolution is showing people how to see the Yes, Please, & Love, in every message (internally and externally), thi

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Of Gods and Men is the austere, beautiful and sometimes hard-to-watch story of French monks in Algeria, threatened with death by the local fundamentalists, who make it clear what their fate will be if they stay. The question of whether to stay or go preoccupies the monks for much of the film.

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What exactly does it mean to be human? Andrew Martin, a Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge, is not himself. This becomes clear when he’s found walking naked through the manicured grounds of his own college, apparently having suffered amnesia or nervous breakdown brought on by overwork.

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Director of the Groupwork Institute of Australia, Glen Ochre, brings together more than 40 years’ experience to unravel the intricate dynamics of groups. Her practical guide focuses on situations where problems most often arise and provides the ‘nuts and bolts’ of how to overcome them.

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I highly recommend this book for anyone who questions life and wonders if it has any meaning or value. Frankl's reason for writing his life affirming book:

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Educator Catherine Cadden makes the case for L.O.V.E. - Listening, Observing, Validating, and Empathizing - as an action that has the power to end violence, with real-life stories from her own experience.

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Professor Randy Pausch of Carnegie Mellon has managed to describe in his own words, with the help of Jeffrey Zaslow; what true empathy, compassion, kindness and gratefulness mean in times of immense adversity.

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This is a sharing by a doctor in Singapore who went through a transformation after he was diagnosed with cancer.  He shares with such honesty, the material life he lived and how, after cancer, he became more compassionate.

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This is an amazing book written from the perspective of two highly functioning people with different forms of autism.  Dr. Temple Grandin is a visual thinker while her co-author, Sean Barron is an emotive thinker.

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Completely amazing compilation of CCTV footage showing everyday people saving strangers from death. Like a guy grabbing hold of someone about to jump in front of a subway train. Restores your faith in the human spirit. Utterly unforgettable.

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