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The Wisdom From A Box Office Hit

by Eileen McDargh, Chief Energy Officer - Monday, January 29, 2018
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From raging forest fires that claimed 44 lives and 10,000 homes so far in Northern California, to the hurricane floods that washed over Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, from the bitter hate speech that continues to spill across social media to the incoherent ramblings of too many so-called “leaders”—this has been a year that has battered our spirits.

Who would think that The Last Jedi would offer some keen insights into what might prop up our souls and help our resiliency. In the movie, despite being overrun, outgunned, and backed into a corner, resistance forces rallied around the words of Commander Leia, “Hope is like the sun. If you only believe it when you see it, you’ll never make it through the night.”

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Since beginning her consulting and training practice in 1980, Eileen has become noted for her ability to speak the truth with clarity, wisdom, humor and compassion. Long-standing clients and repeat engagements attest to her commitment to make a difference in minds, hearts and spirits of organizations and individuals. She draws upon practical business know-how, life's experiences and years of consulting to major national and international organizations that have ranged from global pharmaceuticals to the US Armed Forces, from health care associations to religious institutions. Executive Excellence magazine selected her as one of the top 100 thought leaders in leadership and among the top ten consultant providers of leadership development.

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