Author Archive | Chery Gegelman

4 Years in Saudi Arabia: Living, Learning and Growing

Since our return home from Saudi Arabia, (A place I once feared and had zero desire to move to.)  I have been facilitating a series of workshops for students – sharing what day-to-day life was like while emphasizing critical life, leadership and people skills that they will need throughout their lives. In each workshop students […]

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In a divided world: We have more than two choices

Have you ever had a small child run to you in fear?  (Of the boogeyman under the bed, the barking dog, or the crack of thunder?) How do you respond? Do you ignore them?  Do you dismiss them?  Do you call them boogey-phobic, dog-phobic, or noise-phobic?  Do you make fun of them?  Or do you shine a […]

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Is coaching yourself possible?

This weekend, we spent time with my sister and her family.  Several years ago they adopted a three-year-old little boy. Jason was born with a genetic condition and under the influence of the drugs and alcohol that his birth mother used during her pregnancy.  Collectively, all of those things impact his cognitive abilities. Jason is […]

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Uncommon and EXTRAordinary Agents of CHANGE

Prior to moving to the foreign land I now live in, I read about expat wives. I read about their maids and their drivers. I read about how they filled their time with shopping and the spa and expensive vacations. I read about women that became alcoholics or drug addicts from boredom. Wow what a […]

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