Monthly Archives: November 2011

We Cannot put off Living until we are Ready

We cannot put off living until we are ready.    —José Ortega y Gasset Recently I read a really interesting article in The Wall Street Journal, “Rewiring the Brain to Ease Pain.”  It was a good start on a subject I’ve … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving – How Many Ticks are Left on the Game Clock?

In piedmont North Carolina the five autumn weeks before Thanksgiving are the season when deciduous trees display their peak colors.  It’s interesting that while many of us love the fall foliage, like this soaring  flame-orange maple, the bright shades cause a … Continue reading

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Willie Nelson – Fearless in the Pursuit of his Beliefs and Dreams

You may recall that I recently wrote that no one can be epitomized in just one word. I was wrong about that and ask that you forgive me my short-sightedness for authoring any such claim. You see, last week Jean … Continue reading

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Your Mind-Mural – What’s Written by the Hand of Experience

After a talk I gave recently on leadership, I was asked “How does one go about selecting a mentor?” “It doesn’t matter,” I said, “whether you pick a fairly young mentor–a human work-in-progress, or an Old Soul–someone who gives off … Continue reading

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