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Allison Manley

Account Manager, Palantir.net in Chicago

Life Lessons From Figure Skating

PRESENTED ON JUN 07, 2016
IN CHICAGO @ VOL 38

Allison Manley shares the lessons that she has learned from figure skating.

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Go! Figure!

BY DON KRATZER
@ VOL 92 ON MAY 30, 2012

Don Kratzer updates us on his five year mission that kicked off while attending the San Diego Comic Con back in 2007, and then lead to some terrific toy/figure collaborations with a host of creators.

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Life Lessons From My Dog

BY NORMANDA LAWLESS
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 20, 2013

Normanda Lawless shares with us some of the life lessons she learned from her dog. This includes things like smiling every day, appreciating even the little things, and remaining curious.

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Lessons I Learned From Playing Organized Basketball

BY BRIMAH VONJO
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 20, 2014

Brimah Vonjo explains some of the lessong he learned from playing basketball, including being prepared, working hard, and taking responsibility for your actions. 

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A Figure Skater in a Hockey Game

BY ROY KHALIL
@ VOL 20 ON SEP 10, 2014

Roy Khalil shares his blogger experience, comparing himself to a figure skater in a hockey game and dropping, on his way, a couple of jokes about his younger self and what it is that he's doing. Enjoy!

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Life Lessons from Running

BY CAROLINE CLARK
@ VOL 4 ON DEC 04, 2014

Caroline is a runner. It hasn't alwasy been this way and she shows us her journey to becoming a runner through a series of life lessons that apply to us all. Don't listen to that little voice that says you can't do it, she urges, "it's a liar."

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Unpredicted Lessons from Martial Arts Training

BY VICTORIA HAGGLAND
@ VOL 24 ON JUL 15, 2015

Victoria Haggland has been doing martial arts since she is 10 years old. She shares what she've learned and made her the person she is.

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The Adventures of Jace, a photo odyssey featuring an action figure I have from the game Magic the Gathering

BY KATIE BOYER
@ VOL 7 ON DEC 01, 2016

Katie Boyer is the head of Teen Services at the Benton Harbor Public Library. She is also the creator of an online photo odyssey, dubbed The Adventures of Jace, featuring Jace, an action figure have from the game 'Magic the Gathering'.

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Titles Are Hard, and Other Lessons from Jazz on Creativity, Collaboration, and Community

BY MATT ERION
@ VOL 6 ON FEB 16, 2017

Jazz composer Matt Erion shares inspirations and lessons gleaned from years in the musical trenches. This presentation is not exactly about music but is intended to inspire people of all walks of life to discover their passions and be bold in the pursuit of their vision.

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How to Figure Out What to Do With Your One Wild and Precious Life

BY ANGE FRIESEN
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 09, 2017

“Follow the energy and it will lead you to somewhere big.”

Writer and Brand Strategist, Ange Friesen, talks about her typical and not-so-typical choices that she made which eventually led her to create a career for a wild, precious, purposeful, and practical life.