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April 2, 2021

No One Way – 5 tips to pursue success

If you know college basketball, you know Coach K.  Coach Krzyzewski is the legendary head coach at Duke University who, over the span of 40 seasons, has taken his team to the final four 12 times.  (That’s a big deal!)  Grant Hill, one of his star players from 1990 to…
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March 18, 2021

Five Ways Happy People Pursue Happiness

March 20th is International Day of happiness and it brought to mind a story; A few years ago a young man asked me, “what’s the difference between fun and happiness?”  I told him the answer involves a dictionary, the Dalai Lama, the declaration of independence, and, of course, the Beatles. …
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March 4, 2021

What are You Most Afraid of?

We used to visit the kids’ grandparents in the mountains of Montana every so often as they were growing up.  The snowcapped peaks are majestic, and the sky there really is bigger.  What’s also bigger there? Bears.  We would go hiking or walking in the area surrounding the cabin, and…
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January 22, 2021

Listen So People Want to Talk

In January, we shook the dust off our feet from 2020, we remembered Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and we saw the United States welcome a new president.  Now, as we look forward into our future, we’re trying to live up to our name; the United States of America.  Dr. King dreamt of it,…
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January 7, 2021

2020 is over! What Story Will You Tell?

The long-anticipated—prayed for—vaccine has finally arrived, and people are beginning to get immunized. With that, we can take our first collective, huge sigh of relief, believing that there is a light at the end of this very long tunnel we call 2020. But no matter how quickly we rebound and…
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December 5, 2020

What’s in Your Heart?

Scrooge is a cold and harsh man, and his heart only warms seeing his distant memories, and bleak future.  The Grinch is… well… a Grinch until he discovers the spirit of Christmas, and his heart grows three sizes!  Science has taught us that the heart is an organ that runs…
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October 22, 2020

Some Days are Diamonds, Some Days are Dust – But All Are Golden

On the best days, rehearsals for a play are enlightening, stimulating, challenging, moving, and loads of fun. On the worst days, they are the same. The one big difference is that the latter didn’t go according to your plan. You didn’t make as much progress as you had hoped, or…
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September 10, 2020

Opportunity in Restriction

Hollywood gave into pressure and agreed to censor what they would show in motion pictures.  In the 1930s the Catholic Church saw itself as a moral compass and presented Hollywood with the Production Code, a document with drastic restrictions for movie production.  They said ‘it’s my way or the highway’…
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August 3, 2020

Do Not Move

Your big idea is waiting on you.  You might have the greatest idea the world will ever see, but if you do not act on it, what good is it? You might have a vision—a dream— that could change the world, but if you are not willing to share it…
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June 22, 2020

Become Brilliant at the Basics

In December of 1960, the Green Bay Packers played in the NFL Championship game against the Philadelphia Eagles: and lost 17-13. Author David Maraniss, in his best-selling book, When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi, explains what happened when the team gathered on their first day of training…
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