Carol Lavin Bernick is former executive chairman of Alberto Culver, civic leader, working mother and philanthropist. Bernick is the author of Gather As You Go, a collection of short, digestible stories that offer powerful lessons, key insights and helpful tips based on her life experiences. Visit Bernick’s online community at www.gatherasyougo.com to read more about her wisdoms, and even offer one of your own. Net proceeds from sales of the book benefit Enchanted Backpack, a nonprofit supporting under-resourced elementary and middle schools through deliveries of a variety of school supply essentials, including books, winter coats and clothing, art supplies and recess equipment to more than 20,000 students each year.
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- MARCUS AURELIUS