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Win or Lose, Coach K Is Surely a Winner!

The NCAA tournament is a high-stress crucible. And when emotions run high, be it in the midst of a sporting event or a daily event in our lives and in the workplace, we always find much to learn within that … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Choices by Panera

I just read a wonderful news article about the Panera Cares Café. Here is how it works:  after a customer places an order, the café clerk tells the customer the suggested price of the meal; the customer can pay that … Continue reading

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Celebrations, Life’s Bookmarks to Revel in the Accomplishments of People and Businesses Alike

Today was a memorable day, indeed—one of those celebration opportunities for me. I attended a ceremony at which ten World War II veterans were awarded the French Legion of Honor, the highest award that the French government can bestow.  Other … Continue reading

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No one can be described in one word–certainly not Steve Jobs

We live in a time when our language contracts many objects and practices into one word— we Google, Email, Text, Attach, Gift, and—Stressed from all that  qwikspeak, zip out of town for a Staycation at a huge country hotel with many … Continue reading

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Give Yourself Permission to Embrace Life’s Mysteries

“The hearts of little children are pure; therefore, The Great Spirit may show to them many things which older people miss.”                                                                                                               –Black Elk I am in the process of writing a talk, “Embracing the Great Mysterious—Change.”  The “Great Mysterious” is … Continue reading

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Awarded The Medal of Honor, A Mighty yet Humble Act of Compassion Is Remembered

As you probably know, last week President Obama awarded The Congressional Medal of Honor to former Marine Sergeant Dakota Meyer for saving 13 U.S. and 23 Afghan soldiers during an intense fire fight in 2009.  That day, Sgt. Meyer realized that … Continue reading

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Are you sliding down the far side of life’s mountain?

I had an interesting experience this past week that caused me to consider how we dialogue with our age.  It’s not the first time, in my book, Humanity at Work:  Encouraging Spirit, Achievement and Truth to Flourish in the Workplace … Continue reading

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