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How Most Subs Give Anything But a Sub-Par Performance

When you hear “substitute,” what comes to mind? I think about substitute teachers. When I was a kid, a substitute teacher was not really asked to teach—he or she was more of a caretaker, someone called in to babysit a … Continue reading

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The Three Secrets of Long-Lived Companies

The law firm I belong to, Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell & Jernigan, L.L.P., recently celebrated its centennial. Our chairman gave some brief but meaningful comments on this milestone. He touched on the right points as he reminded us why … Continue reading

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NFL fans, listen up! When you next have a tough problem don’t punt!

“If everyone agrees out of fear or ignorance to sort of play ultraconservative, nobody really has an advantage.”                                                                                –Brian Burke Brian Burke’s comment above comes from an interesting article by Adam Himmelsbach on American football.  Himmelsbach advises adopting a field … Continue reading

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How to Succeed in Business by Really Trying!

 “The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.”                       –William James How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying made for a great musical comedy–so good it won the … Continue reading

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