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Rob Macdonald

Consultant, Self in Baltimore

Lessons Learned at my Grandfather's Office

PRESENTED ON FEB 20, 2014
IN BALTIMORE, MD @ VOL 2

Writer/storyteller and consultant Bob MacDonald shares with us the story of his grandfather. More specifically, how a visit to his grandfather's old office building in Boston inspired a reflection of the past and the present and how the two can inspire the future.

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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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Reproducing Spanish Royalty

BY MICHELLE VAUGHAN
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 05, 2014

Artist Michelle Vaughan discusses copies, genetics, history, and portait paintings. She goes into depth on the portraits Diego Velazquez was commissioned to create of the family of Spanish King Philip IV -- a family notorious for in-breeding. Michelle has created digital works of art that tell stories about the nature of replication, family genetics, and painterly techniques.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 12, 2014. 

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Acting and the realities learned

BY IRENE@KRABATENE.NO AHNELL
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 20, 2015

Irene takes us through her lesson learned infront and behind the scenes

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Lessons learned to help inspire others

BY MONICA HANNESTAD
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 20, 2015

About Monica's life lessons and experiences to hopefully inspire others. 

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At the End of the Gravel Road (lessons learned about the importance and necessity of a well-balanced, vibrant life)

BY MICHELLE MCGRATH
@ VOL 14 ON AUG 27, 2015

The farm at the end of the “gravel road” where Michelle grew up taught her a lot, and still is. Traveling back home to the farm allows her to walk that road and reflect on her journey. Dr. Michelle McGrath will share her story about what the gravel road taught her about balance and success.

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Family Lore

BY AMY BOCCADORO
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2016

Amy Boccadoro tells the story of her Grandfather's house in the West Ward and a long-running family feud.

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What I Learned at the Office That I Should Have Learned in Kindergarten

BY BECKY SISCO
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 26, 2016

Throughout her life, Becky Sisco has had many jobs. In this talk, she describes what it's like to be a jack-of-all-trades!

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The Obi Project: Lessons about being an artist I learned from my dog

BY TARA HOUSTON
@ VOL 9 ON JUL 27, 2018

Over their 6 year relationship, Tara Houston and her dog have taught each other quite a bit. He knows how to sit, shake, and say 'Hi,' and she knows how to avoid some pitfalls that plagued her prior to her dog-induced lifestyle changes. She's helped him become a snuggly loving dog and he’s helped make her a better artist and educator.