Monthly Archives: June 2011

A True Hero – Stan “The Man” Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals

I have never bought into Leo Durocher’s dictum that “nice guys finish last.”  As a major league manager Leo should have known better, as his teams played against Stan “The Man” Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals. It is great … Continue reading

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A Lesson from Rory McIlroy

I know you are familiar with the teaching that much of what occurs in our lives is a matter of perspective.  Did you watch the U.S. Open golf championship this past weekend?  The winner was Rory McIlroy.  Actually to say … Continue reading

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The Elasticity of Thought – How’s Yours?

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”  Aristotle                I wonder if Aristotle passed the above teaching onto his student Alexander the Great?  Did this contribute to his fame?  But … Continue reading

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The NBA – It’s a Privilege to Work with a Real Team

The NBA finals are underway.  You sometimes hear it said that professional basketball is not a team sport, as the rosters are loaded with superstars who would rather display their talents than play in a team structure.  But this is … Continue reading

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More on the Heroes Among Us!

           In my Memorial Day message I reflected on our revered heroes in uniform. Let me now focus on the heroes among us.          Recently I spoke at a Toastmasters meeting that had as its theme, “The Hero in All … Continue reading

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