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Robert Longley is a coach, consultant, writer and world traveler. He began his career in Air Force intelligence during the Gulf War era. After the military he has been involved in many large scale IT projects in both the public and private sector. He specializes in case management systems for human services and donates software to many small non-profits. Robert also does coaching and consulting for organizational and personal development.

Even before the military, Robert started writing inspirational poems for people. They all follow the quatrain format used by Nostradamus. Most were written for times of loss, but many deal with a variety of life issues.

Over the years his poems have been used in a movie, set to music, turned into shadow boxes, featured in several books and magazines, and used by the US Army in the packet given to children when a family member is killed serving their country. He is currently finishing his fifth book of poetry – Echoes of War. It includes over 100 poems requested for families of service members who died during the modern era.
Anyone in need an inspiration poem is encouraged to contact Robert through his website .

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5 Ways You Can Stand Up to Challenges

I started writing inspirational poetry for people 30 years ago. It wasn’t because I was a master of the English language; it was because I heard the poems when people would tell me about things in their lives. I didn’t pay much attention to it at first. But after the first hundred you start to notice that there’s something more going on. Over the years I’ve written poems for people facing just about every challenge imaginable. I’ve seen the same themes repeat themselves. For anyone facing challenge in their life, here are 5 things I’ve found to be true for…

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