“Atticus, he was real nice…”

“Atticus, he was real nice.” “Most people are, Scout, when you finally see them.” ― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

“You never really understand a person…”

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view…until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” — Atticus Finch, “To Kill a Mockingbird”

3 Reasons to Stop Being Nice at Work

At the age of six, between playing hopscotch, riding bikes, and drawing pictures, I learned an important lesson about how teams work based on the story of The Three Little Pigs, where an industrious farm animal and his two brothers built houses made of various materials. Each dwelling looked sturdy from the outside, but only…

About the From the Heart Project

It’s amazing what happens when you see people as husbands, wives, fathers, mothers, sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, friends and neighbors, rather than Republicans, Democrats, Christians, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, black, white, Hispanic, Asian, gay, straight, male, female… At work, in our communities and in our personal lives, the From the Heart Project is about sharing stories…

Families using photography to ease pain of childhood cancer

It’s a beautiful spring weekend and the Dahmen house is bursting with silly, carefree memories. They’re the kind you’d want to capture forever in photographs. But if you zoom in a little, you’ll see this is far from a picture perfect day. Today the Dahmens are trying desperately to escape their reality and the life-changing…