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January 27, 2022

Growth Setting (Goal Setting)

Those New Year’s Resolutions can go from encouraging to utterly discouraging very quickly! We all know the guys who flood the gym for a week and are ghosts after that.  Or the holier-than-thou coworker who turn down the office donuts… maybe twice. Or one of my favorites is the one…
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November 24, 2021

Leap and Learn

“Phil!” I looked up a little bewildered.   The voice belonged to David Hall, the president of the cable network I worked for.  Here he was, the head Honcho himself leaning out of his car window and calling to me, the security guard at the gate. “Yes, sir” I eventually…
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July 8, 2021

Practice Makes Better

Photo by Justiniano Adriano from Pexels “If you’re not practicing, somebody else is, somewhere, and he’ll be ready to take your job.” - Brooks Robinson, Former Professional Baseball Player “We’re talking about practice!”  Former NBA all-star guard Allen Iverson ranted about the criticism to him missing practices.  “. . . I…
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May 28, 2021

Deliver the Truth

Telling the truth is one of our cardinal rules for life.  But we tend to think of the truth as the opposite of a lie, instead of the foundation for communicating and connecting.  If we see something that “rings true” we don’t mean that it isn’t a lie.  Instead we…
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April 29, 2021

Leadership is 90% Creating a Team

What if the movie Die Hard didn’t star Bruce Willis, but Frank Sinatra?  That was the plan from an old contract, but that would have meant a 73 year old Sinatra running around barefoot and crawling through air ducts!  Or what if our iconic Rocky was actually played by Robert…
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April 15, 2021

Keep the Main Thing the Main Thing

(Image available on Pexels) The country is getting back to work. We are getting back to work. And there is so much to do. It is easy to get distracted by the abundance of “little things” that have been piling up for a year. Our most important task is to…
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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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