May 17, 2016
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Everybody is Asking These Questions

Here are questions everyone is asking. You may not phrase them exactly like this; you may not even have put them into words. These are the deep questions of the heart, the wonderings so profound that you feel them in your gut.
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September 21, 2015
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A Surprise at Midlife

After decades of busy involvement, deep commitment, passionate vision … there often comes a deep-souled wondering …
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August 18, 2015
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Blueprint to Effective Living

The blueprint for an effective life.
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February 5, 2015
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Navigating “In Between”

A job posting had come up and I was pursuing it. The process was going like it was supposed to: a strong resume, my networking was connecting, the telephone interview went well and led to the in-person interview. Everything was fitting together for a mid-life career change … and then the phone call, “Sorry, we went with the other candidate”.
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November 5, 2013
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Midlife? Male? Something new for you …

Eric Lowther is a CREST Board member and graduate of the CREST program. He has a heart for men busy in leadership, and needing a way to re-think life and leadership. Here is a new delivery method offered by CREST:
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August 6, 2013
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A Surprising Learning in the Midst of Chaos

I’m not sure what I want, but I’m pretty sure I won’t be happy until I get it.
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February 19, 2013
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Where Do You Want to Go?

One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. "Which road do I take?" she asked. "Where do you want to go?" was his response. "I don't know," Alice answered. "Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter." --Lewis Carroll The first time I remember reading this I was in my twenties, reading Alice in Wonderland to my young daughter. I thought, “Well, duh! Of course.” Now, in my 50's, I realize what a profound statement this is.
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February 5, 2013
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An Embarrassing Moment

Recently I was on a trip outside my province. After a long plane ride I had come directly to a meeting. I met several people and had important conversations. Before the next meeting I went to the ‘men’s room’ and as I walked by the mirror I saw to my embarrassment that my hair was a mess. Here I was in meetings, acting perfectly normal, thinking everything is okay – while everybody else could clearly see my messy hair. It was an embarrassing moment. It became a learning moment, a perfect illustration of leaders who are not fully self-aware. There are many leaders walking around, acting normal, unaware that everyone else can see that something is amiss.
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January 21, 2013
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Navigating Dangerous Curves

The North Yungas Road in Bolivia used to be known as the Highway of Death. Hundreds of people went over the edge every year. Mid-life can also be dangerous.
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December 4, 2012
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Announcing the new CREST Program!

CREST is now launching a new version of our life and leadership program that is more accessible and affordable - CREST 3.0. In one year, find the foundation from which leadership influence flows. Get this clear, and everything else flows much more naturally.
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