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What's What When the Progress Bars Stop

Jun. 12, 2014 - 3:30PM

On the cusp of yesterday’s long post, I’m going to try to keep today’s entry short and sweet. And since I answered a question you asked yesterday, I’d like to answer one you haven’t asked today (but I’m sure you&...

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Where's My Passion Project?

Jun. 11, 2014 - 9:00PM

I’ve been home sick the last 36 hours. I bring this up only to say that I’ve had a lot of time to contemplate some of Thrive’s earliest criticisms floating about the social media-sphere. (Probably not a good topic to contemplate ...

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Tell Me How You Really Feel

Jun. 11, 2014 - 8:45PM

We’re starting to receive some really wonderful and constructive feedback on Thrive. Not all of that feedback is positive, but, as ironic as it may sound, that’s a very good thing. When we receive criticism on anything we do as a ...

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About the Author

Will Blanchard Will Blanchard ('07) serves as OC's Director of Advancement Operations and assists President John deSteiguer and Vice President Kent Allen as manager of the Thrive Campaign. Passionate about the Kingdom, the Eagles, and "living life to eleven," Will serves as a manager and copywriter on many Advancement efforts, including the OC Callout and Homeward. He and his wife, Amy ('09), and their lil' Eagles, Penny and Lincoln, live to play in Edmond. You can reach Will (and he'd consider it a pleasure) at or 405.425.5115.