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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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Fill Your Life with Resplendent Goals

December 2012 As the year recedes, may you begin to gather your thoughts of the loving kindnesses that have been given you in 2012. For what more powerful recollections can we focus upon than those of the many times the … Continue reading

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“Doctors Warn: 9 Out of 10 Deciders Suffer from Inattentive Blindness”

To have fun with this essay we have to invoke the honor system. You have to promise–cross your heart, that you will not read the body of this note until you click onto the following link and watch the video … Continue reading

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Well Done Neil Armstrong, Well Done!

On July 21, 1969, I witnessed Neil Armstrong’s first step on the Moon. In the spirit of full disclosure some 500 million other folks were watching, as well. I can still recall the wonder of it all. In eulogizing Armstrong who … Continue reading

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The Olympics Are Life’s Training Table – Part Two

What follows is my fourth and final note on the Games of the XXX Olympiad.  As I said last week, the comments below are to me much more than ideas or considerations; they are my takeaway; they have solid, redeeming … 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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“Curiosity” No Mundane Project but a Stellar Team Effort

With the landing of the Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars this week, perhaps we’ll find during the coming century that the first “Martian” to land on earth will be one of our neighbors, returning from the red planet … Continue reading

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Effort-Based Results – The Olympics, Your Company and Your IQ

Recently Ken Bain wrote a fascinating article based on his forthcoming book, What the Best College Students Do (August 27, 2012).  Dr. Bain explains that most people think of intelligence as a sum-total game, one in which each of us … Continue reading

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Want Coworkers to Change? Try Selling Them the Brooklyn Bridge!

I was in San Francisco last month as the city celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge.  Several articles I read out there spoke to the engineering marvel of this bridge, its construction representing a huge leap forward … Continue reading

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Of Commemorative Plaques and Elevator Speeches

I was admitted to the practice of law on June 30, 1972. Yep, 40 years ago this month. Apparently I am not the only one who did the math, as in the last few weeks I have received three emails … Continue reading

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