By Jeff Spadafora, Halftime Institute Director of Global Coaching   I recently read a review of Dante’s The Divine Comedy, written in Italy in the late 1200’s. It’s fiction I had always heard about but never read (and I still haven’t, I’ve only read a detailed commentary!) I was struck how Dante’s life and his epic poem are both classic Halftime stories.  Dante was a Papal magistrate in Florence when he got caught in the cross-fire of political maneuvering that resulted in getting “laid off” from his job and banished from his