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Have You Flipped the Courage Switch ?

I was not the coolest kid in school, and that’s saying something because it was a pretty low-keyed place. Maybe it was because my overprotective mother worked in the school cafeteria to keep an eye on me. Maybe it was my … Continue reading

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When You Make the Touchdown, Take One Small Step over to the Ref, Modestly Handing Him the Football

I recently read an article about the “no-celebration” policy of the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars. In post-millennial professional football, when a player scores, he typically responds as if he’d also just jammed his fingers into an electric socket. His on-field display … Continue reading

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Lincoln, Lincoln, I Been Thinkin’. . . .

Before the results of the November 6, 2012, general election were known, I wrote this note to you in the spirit of neutrality, as a political observer of the whole scene upon our field of competition. Even though I hold … 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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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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Are you a person generous of heart?

Charity takes many forms, dropping your spare change in a plastic cylinder at the supermarket, helping to support a child in Central America (Google Children’s International),  forgiving a mistake. In my book  Humanity at Work: Encouraging Spirit, Achievement and Truth … Continue reading

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