The theme for my penultimate monthly message as President is “celebrate.” Considering the pace of our work, the demands to stay current, and our incessant productivity, it is worth stopping momentarily, or even longer, to celebrate where we are and what we have done, even when we know we have so far to go. And always will. I’m going to pursue my theme through three examples: an event, an investment, and a person.
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