Mark Bowden’s TEDxToronto in 2013 had a huge impact on how I think about authenticity. As I was laboring over my book, Your Stories Don’t Define You, I realized the influence that talk has had on me over the past 5 years in my work with coaching clients. When I encourage people to step out of their comfort zones to discover their hidden talents and joy, I often refer to Mark’s work.
Diversity of thought includes everything from political views to religion, and everything in between. Deb crosses pretty much every boundary, challenging those in her orbit to open our minds, consider our biases, and develop our ability to listen intensely to what isn't being said.