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The U.S. Open Tennis Championship Gives Us Two Striking Patterns of Success

Wouldn’t it be something if we truly understood what causes some to succeed beyond all expectations, while others fall short of their dreams and aspirations?  Talk about a sure-fire best seller—the book that spelled out that answer! Just trying to … Continue reading

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The Olympics Are Life’s Training Table

My third note on the Games of the XXX Olympiad follows, and I’ll send you my fourth and final note on this inspiring subject and ready metaphor next week. The branding strategy of the Olympic Committee hasn’t convinced anyone that … Continue reading

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You Can Flourish Even in the Harshest of Times

“If you shield the canyons from the windstorms you will never see the true beauty of their carvings.”                             Elisabeth Kübler-Ross During recent travels my wife, Jean, and I visited Bryce Canyon National Park, in southern Utah.  We decided to hike … Continue reading

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The 4th of July Reminds Us to Take Charge of Our Personal Freedom and Liberty!

Life is difficult at times, even during weeks of vacation, picnics, summer skies, and the 236th anniversary of our nation’s fortunate birth on July 4, 1776. In fact, even if everyone around us is pulling beach towels out of the dryer, … Continue reading

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On Memorial Day We Honor Those Who Love Us

On Memorial Day we are called to honor American heroes and their gifts of sacrifice to us: fallen soldiers of every war; heroes of the civil rights movement; and our police and firefighters.  So, too, we honor our own ancestors … Continue reading

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Really? By Phone? Joe Paterno deserved better.

Much as courage is form-fitted to the occasion that demands a heroic act, in times of crisis we try to form and bring the correct judgment–our internal compass, of sorts, to any problem that stands before us. We often succeed, … Continue reading

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Life Does Not Kill Our Dreams

“Annually I publish  a Holiday Letter that I send to friends that dot the globe. Many of the prior letters are contained in my book, Humanity at Work: Encouraging Spirit, Achievement and Truth to Flourish in the Workplace (Chapel Hill … Continue reading

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