All posts by Terry Howard, Leslie Nelson

ADR Advisor Terry Howard is an award-winning writer and storyteller. He is a contributing writer to the Chattanooga News Chronicle, American Diversity Report, The Atlanta Business Journal, The Shenandoah Valley Hit,, The Echo World, Appreciate You Magazine, The Valley Trail, and co-founder of “26 Tiny Paint Brushes” writers’ guild, & recipient of 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King Leadership Award. Leslie Nelson has over 40 years of combined experience within the nonprofit industry, federal government, and the United States Army. As the Founder and CEO of Pivotal Connections, LLC Leslie utilizes her lifelong experiences and Maxwell Leadership Team certification to prepare, inspire, value, optimize, and transform aspiring leaders.

Stay in the race! – by Leslie Nelson and Terry Howard

Psst, readers, please read my quote and let it sink in before we start this narrative:

“One of the most difficult challenges in having a disability, or being of a certain age, race, gender, religion, etc., is that too often people see it and not you!”

Admit it or not, we all hold unconscious biases, including yours truly. We’re hard-wired that way. However, among the perspective altering vicissitudes in life are those instances that unearth our unhidden biases sometimes – correction, most of the time – to our discomfort.

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