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The Servant Leader

I’ve had the fortune to experience leadership from both sides of the fence, both effective and ineffective. In today’s world, so many claim to be good leaders or declare others to be good leaders, but how do we know if that’s true? Do we ask their bosses? Their subordinates? Do we compare them to history’s great leaders? Or do we judge them by their actions?
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Synchronicity Open Doors Reception Featuring Lionel Chitty

Join us for our first ever “Open Doors Reception” This will be an
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Fair Media Council Folio Awards: LIVE and In-Person!

After two years virtual The Fair Media Council Folio Awards, Long Island’s biggest media event, is back LIVE AND IN PERSON!
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Book Review: Small List Big Results by Robbie Samuels

I recently made a good time investment reading “Small List Big Results” by
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Girls Inc. of Long Island: Strong. Smart. Bold.

It was a privilege to witness Girl’s Inc of Long Island produce their Annual Gala. As an organizational wonk and a human being, I instantly fell in love with these strong, smart, empowering women, the folks they draw into their fold, and their skilled passion for the girls it is their job to nurture.

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Welcome Sponsor! UNI Communications!

We have stories to tell about the wonderful experience we’re having with this organization’s founder, Brandon Palanker. For now, let’s just say we are grateful for his support!!! UNI (You
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Support Your Local Scout Troop

Katie's own son, Max, is the Senior Patrol Leader of Troop 205 in Syosset. Above, you can see him with some fellow Scouts gathering food for those in need last summer.
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Folio Awards Video, Fast Chats with the Fair Media Council

We are grateful to all who are carrying on virtually! Here’s some incredibly touching and informative video from The Folio Awards. While nothing replaces getting to connect with the folks
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Spencer’s Picks: Overcoming Pandemic Fatigue; Art, Science & Suggested Solutions; The Happiness of a Dog

Photo of Dr. Spencer Thomas atop the Uffizi in Florence, Italy. Photo by Katheryn Laible   As usual, when he’s not scrying into the mysteries of metals at the atomic
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