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What Doesn't Kill Me: Day 103 of My Vulnerability Challenge

Kelly Clarkson. Day #2 of the Dancing Naked Challenge inspired by Lori Darley. Every day for the next 11 days I'm starting my day connected to my authentic self.

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Ladies in Formation: Day 102 of My Vulnerability challenge

This is the Dancing Naked Challenge. Every day for the next 11 days I'm starting my day connected to my authentic self! Today—Beyonce.

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When Those I Love are Loved by Others: Day 101 of My Vulnerability Challenge

​On my way home from the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland, I reflect on spending time with other conscious leaders in such a space of raw and deep connection.​

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Face to Face with Brené Brown: Day 100 of My Vulnerability Challenge

In a couple of weeks I'll be at the CEO Summit with Brené Brown who is presenting this year. Being in the same room is bringing up all kinds of emotions for me.​ #vulnerabilityissexy

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The Pain of Acting Again: Day 99 of My Vulnerability Challenge

I reflect on the experience of acting again, being the young man I once was, my envy of dancers, and my curiosity around how acting might show up again in my future.

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On Stage in 3 Minutes: Day 98 of My Vulnerability Challenge

A Live Facebook video before the launch of a show we performed Friday night in front of 900 people in Chicago. Cast included Gary Franco, Nadia Turner (American Idol), Taylor Fikes (Joffrey Ballet), Jenna Wright, and Kelsi Darby (So You Think You Can Dance). Produced by my good friend Michelle Zeitlin.

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Play Acting: Day 97 of My Vulnerability Challenge

Today I'm headed into the city to act on stage again for the first time in many years. I love being back out of my comfort zone!

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I Am My Dog: Day 96 of My Vulnerability Challenge

My dog Max is skittish when he eats. He's hungry for nourishment, but also fearful every time he has food in front of him.

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Fat & Crabby: Day 95 of My Vulnerability Challenge

I'm trying to meet myself where I am today, which is somewhat depressed.

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The Risk of Caring: Day 94 of My Vulnerability Challenge

I recently completed a proposal for some new work that I'm hungry to do and I'm finding myself nervous because I care so much.

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The Amplification of Risk: Day 93 of My Vulnerability Challenge

This morning I watched risk in my professional life spill over and inspire risk in my personal life.

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The Power of "Real": Day 92 of My Vulnerability Challenge

Today I helped an organization to roll out their core values in a way that invites their entire team into a transformational shift.

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This is How You Find the Power Zone: Day 90 of My Vulnerability Challenge

After months of realignment (more than a year actually), I'm finding myself doing the work of a lifetime.

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Your Meaningless Mindless Platitudes: Day 89 of My Vulnerability Challenge

​A good friend of mine posted a video yesterday about how quickly someone could procure an AR-15 in Orlando in the aftermath of the recent shooting. (The answer was 38 minutes by the way.)

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Work or Health? Day 88 of My Vulnerability Challenge

I missed an appointment three or four years ago and the shame of that has kept me away from the dentist.

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The Country is Not What it Was: Day 87 of My Vulnerability Challenge

The day after the Orlando shooting where 50 people lost their lives, I woke up facing the reality of who we are as a nation. And who we are not.

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Divorce is Insane: Day 86 of My Vulnerability Challenge

Watching a close friend manage the fallout from divorce is heartbreaking.

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Celebrating: Day 85 of My Vulnerability challenge

A childhood friend is coming to town to visit tonight after an awesome week of living my purpose.

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I Bring the Fun: Day 84 of My Vulnerability Challenge

​When I show up at an event, I bring a willingness to dive into real talk, and a need to dance. Bam!

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Waves of Joy: Day 83 of My Vulnerability Challenge

When I feel the universe responding to me numerous times a day, it starts to feels like waves of energy.

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Riding the Highs: Day 82 of My Vulnerability Challenge

Today I closed some new business, edited an interview, prepped for an upcoming speaking engagement, and won $54 playing poker. That's a damn good day.

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​The Pain of Creation: Day 81 of My Vulnerability Challenge

As soon as the ink was dry on a new speaking engagement, the first emotion I felt was panic.

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Children or Not? Day 80 of My Vulnerability Challenge

Since I was ten years old and looked into the eyes of my newborn cousin, I've seen myself as a father.

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I'm Impatient With People: Day 79 of My Vulnerability Challenge

When I see people fighting to stay where they are I get upset.

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​I'm Bored of Me: Day 76 of My Vulnerability Challenge

I'm kind of impressed that it took this long to bore myself, but it's official: I'm bored of me.

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Holiday Loneliness: Day 75 of My Vulnerability Challenge

On days when most people are getting together with friends to kick back a few beers together, I frequently feel isolated.

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I'm Not Made For This Shit: Day 74 of My Vulnerability Challenge

We had the bright idea of buying a used couch for my office. Yeah. That's going well.

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Privileged Kids: Day 73 of My Vulnerability Challenge

Last night I was triggered at the Beyonce concert and I couldn't shake it.

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Preparing to Summit: Day 72 of My Vulnerability Challenge

In the last four weeks I've been friend requested on facebook by 600 new people.

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Seasons End: Day 70 of My Vulnerability Challenge

I heard that some of our staff members no longer feel in alignment with me.

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​Failure Party: Day 69 of My ‪Vulnerability Challenge‬

A few years ago, I wrote the first book about my own journey.

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Residue: Day 68 of My Vulnerability Challenge

Yesterday I posted about my weight. And today I'm feeling a touch of the Vulnerability Hangover.

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​Who Am I Looking at in the Mirror? Day 67 of My Vulnerability Challenge‬.

I love the pressure of a rolling camera. I enjoy being directed. Then the photographer on set showed me some stills he had taken and my heart sank.

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​I Just Wanna Be Home: Day 66 of My Vulnerability Challenge‬

My email was compromised this morning and I felt tremendous anxiety for two solid hours.

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​Zombie Brain: Day 65 of My ‪Vulnerability Challenge‬

I want to make faces and be silly but I'm afraid I'm rusty and that I'll embarrass myself. That is just my zombie brain talking.

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​Run to Fire: Day 64 of My ‪Vulnerability Challenge‬

In pulling out that old journal from my days in Portland I ran across this song I wrote for the woman I was with.

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​Framing the World: Day 63 of My ‪Vulnerability Challenge‬

These are the lenses from which I viewed the world in junior high school.

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The Dogs We Love: Day 61 of My ‪Vulnerability Challenge‬

I was going through old documents and boxes tonight and found this from the 5th grade, 30 years ago.

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How much life am I missing? Day 60 of My Vulnerability Challenge

I had a plan to run through the grocery store this morning, and then I ran into an old friend.

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​3 Days of Cool: Day 59 of My ‎Vulnerability Challenge‬

This commercial aired for the first time during the Super Bowl in 2000. We were the first commercial after the 2nd half kickoff--prime commercial real estate.

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Sexuality, Secrets, and Feet: Day 58 of My Vulnerability Challenge

I just got home from the Asian Foot Spa -- the most amazing gift to the world.

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The Pride of Turning people Off: Day 57 of My ‪#‎vulnerabilitychallenge‬

I got an email today about having turned someone off from working with us because of something I shared in a Vulnerability Challenge Post.

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​Spit in the Face: day 56 of My ‪‎Vulnerability Challenge‬

The night when an older teenager took his bag as I extended it from the window, and then spit in my face, it was my identity that felt cracked.

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​Other people's addictions: Day 55 of My‪ Vulnerability Challenge‬

Life seemed safe to me during college at Millikin. And it felt safe in Los Angeles with Josh by my side, until it didn't. Until it felt very unsafe.

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​She Was My Cupcake: Day 54 of My ‎Vulnerability Challenge‬

This was the car I bought when I first got to LA in 1996. At the time, it wasn't painted. It was just a traditional, 2-door Toyota Tercel that I paid a hard earned $2,600 for.

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​Once a Bully: Day 53 of My ‪Vulnerability Challenge‬

I remember him making a fist and saying "who am I gonna hit first." I also remember thinking that was hilarious.

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Dirty Jeans and Transformation: Day 52 of My Vulnerability Challenge

I spent today inviting people into the space of transformation. Then I got dirty moving some rocks.

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A Dropped Sword is Still a Battle Waged: Day 51 of My Vulnerability Challenge

Today I was offered an opportunity that came from the event where I was so self critical. Hmmm.

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Anxiety or Grace were the options: Day 49 of My Vulnerability Challenge

Pushed with a financial challenge right now, the old me would have puked on everyone. What about the new me?

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Lit by Lemonade: Day 48 of My Vulnerability Challenge

After watching Beyonce's Lemonade this morning, I'm questioning my desire to share my artistry in business.

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Frenetic: Day 47 of My Vulnerability Challenge

When I've lost my grounding and feel disconnected, I become chaotic.

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Another Leap: Day 46 of My Vulnerability Challenge

Today I woke up with the desire to take on some private clients.

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My Why: Day 44 of My Vulnerability Challenge

I take fro granted that people are going to understand my motivations. Yeah. That doesn't work.

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I'm Not Good at Celebrating: Day 43 of My Vulnerability Challenge

Got an amazing call from a company I love to do some work together and acknowledging I'm TERRIBLE at celebrating good news.

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Mr. Cranky Pants: Day 42 of My Vulnerability Challenge

I got all worked up over 90 minutes of my day being consumed by Home Depot.

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Hunger: Day 40 of My Vulnerability Challenge

After a large client terminated their work with us, a hunger in me was triggered.

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Watch Corey Melt D own: Day 39 of my Vulnerability Challenge

I don't usually go to pieces like this, but I grabbed some apple pie and some scotch.

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Sluggish: Day 38 of My Vulnerability Challenge

I'm living in the question of do I reflect or do I push. The discomfort of the isolation is getting to me.

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Reflection: Day 37 of My Vulnerability Challenge

I've moved from self criticism to release through learning, revelation, and curiosity.

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Re-Entry: Day 36 of My Vulnerability Challenge

As I head home from San Diego, I'm trying to remain open to what is next to unfold.

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I'm Not Cool: Day 35 of my Vulnerability Challenge

​At a party at SVN there came a point where most people were stoned. I was not.

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Forgiveness: Day 34 of My Vulnerability Challenge

Thanks to the help of an incredible therapist, a good friend, and a men's circle at SVN, I've been engaged in healing.

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Mind Games: Day 33 of My Vulnerability Challenge

My mind is doing a number on me. My triggers of value, and worth, and identity have all been kicked into overdrive as a result of my performance yesterday.

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Self Judgment: Day 32 of My Vulnerability Challenge

After opening SVN, I felt a tremendous amount of self judgment. I brought heavy energy and didn't know how to shake it off.

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I Was a Bitch Today: Day 29 of My Vulnerability Challenge

I was riddled with anxiety and overwhelm because I was just asked to open an event and make the space safe right before flying to another event to do the same.

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Changed for Good (an Emotional Entry): Day 28 of My Vulnerability Challenge

It is hard for me to express in words how profound my experience at the Gestalt Institute has been over the last 18 months. This group of people and this experience have changed me for good.

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Trichotillomania: Day 27 of My Vulnerability Challenge

I have an anxiety disorder that manifests through hair pulling.

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Sometimes I Need Affection: Day 26 of My Vulnerability Challenge

It's hard for me to ask for help. Tonight I did and I received nurturing I needed.

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Whirlwind of Insanity: Day 24 of My Vulnerability Challenge

Amidst the preparations for an awesome couple weeks, the company is facing some challenges.

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Morning Play Time: Day 23 of my Vulnerability Challenge

I frequently spend time in the morning being playful with my life.

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I've Been a Thief: Day 22 of My Vulnerability Challenge

​While working at my first job when I was a teenager, I frequently stole money.

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My Thug Life: Day 21 of My Vulnerability Challenge

One of my dreams of youth was to make enough money to pay someone to follow me playing music so I always felt like I was living in a movie.

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A Foot in Each Season: Day 20 of My Vulnerability Challenge

Like today's weather (which is sunny and snowing) is highlighting where I feel in my own life.

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She Went Back to Her Husband: Day 18 of My Vulnerability Challenge

I pick a card from the Vulnerability is Sexy card deck and it asked me about my toughest obstacle in life.

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Giving Myself a Fucking Break: Day 17 of My Vulnerability Challenge

I'm in so much transition right now and taking the time to breathe and honor all the change is imperative right now to avoid total overwhelm.

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Laughing Again: Day 16 of My Vulnerability Challenge

Through connection with others, I felt my spirits lifting and my pessimism dissipating.

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My Body is Broken: Day 14 of My Vulnerability Challenge

We made it through the move, but I'm paying the price.

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I've Slept 5 Hours in 3 Days: Day 13 of My Vulnerability Challenge

Leading up to a move, I've slept very little in the past three days. But I'm proud of us.

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Driving Through the Night: Day 12 of My Vulnerability Challenge

Cleveland didn't want me to leave, but after a few hours of sleep, I hit the road at midnight to be home by 6am.

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My First Kiss: Day 11 of My Vulnerability Challenge

Most people remember their first. Boy, I sure do!

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Hallelujah: Day 10 of My Vulnerability Challenge

While I'm not a singer or a guitar player, this song had such an impact on my life and my marriage in 2014 that I took a few lessons so I could play it and keep it in my heart.

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People Hate Vulnerability: Day 9 of My Vulnerability Challenge

People enjoy talking about vulnerability. People do NOT enjoy being vulnerable.

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I Don't Own My Home: Day 8 of My Vulnerability Challenge

My wife shared that we had a landlord in one of her Vulnerability Challenge posts. And I felt shame when she admitted that to the world.

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Emotional Eating: Day 7 of My Vulnerability Challenge

​My most uncomfortable share yet. I'm an emotional eater. I eat when I want to feel different. And I judge myself for it.

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This Is My Life: Day 6 of My Vulnerability Challenge

As an achiever, my whole life I have identified myself by what I'm becoming, by what is ahead of me.

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This Isn't Me: Day 5 of My Vulnerability Challenge

With so much going on at RTC, I've become so incredibly serious. Bah!

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I'm a Shitty Friend: Day 4 of My Vulnerability Challenge

When I’m not in a working relationship with people, I don’t seem to know how to be a good friend.

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The Car Crash that Changed Me: Day 2 of my Vulnerability Challenge

In the year 2000 my identity took a hit when someone pulled a U-turn in front of my car and sent me into oncoming traffic.

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The Loneliness of Endings: Day 1 of my Vulnerability Challenge

I share about the loneliness of endings. If this moves you, consider sharing something real today and use the hashtag above.

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