Dignity by Tiffany Trivett

Dignity: the state or quality of being worthy of honor or respect. . I finished “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly”, a seriously remarkable book, in just two hours. The best words for it are: Drinkable and Clarifying. Drinkable because it is eloquently written. Clarifying because it shifts paradigms into sharper view. . In 1995, […]

Dignity: Inherent and Immeasurable Worth

During this political and cultural climate of “us vs them” and walls and borders, matched with a social media climate ill-absorbed in “selfie” status, I think what we need is a bit of dignity shared with humanity to stand up to the negative forces that tell us to judge others and place varied value on […]

Words of Courage from Brett Trapp

One of my greatest joys in leading Plywood is to see friends overcome fear and bring dreams to life. This is what I get to do everyday. Some dreams impact me forever. I remember sitting at a coffee shop about 5 years ago and talking with @BrettTrapp about his story for the first time. He […]

Courage from a CEO

Courage is “”the quiet voice at the end of the day telling you to try again tomorrow””, it’s resilience, it’s running after your big scary dreams when you don’t have it quite figured out yet, it’s traveling to foreign countries-solo, it’s quitting your job and taking leaps of faith in the unknown. Courage is any […]

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There are two definitions of COURAGE: A) The ability to do something that frightens one, and B) Strength in the face of pain or grief. While both are inevitable and admirable, Type B totally fascinates me. I first experienced this kind of courage when I was 23. My life was turned upside down with the […]