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Be Like Felix Baumgartner – Dive Through Life’s Risks!

I have a sweet tooth for feats that combine a fair measure of sci-fi, like “the Man of Steel”–the original “faster-than-a-speeding-bullet” Superman; display a quantity of courage given to few among us; and have the added benefit of increasing 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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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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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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Tired of Mundane Mondays? Look Over the Rainbow…

Several days ago I was listening to Israel Kamakawiwo’ole sing his rendition of “Over the Rainbow” (often called “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”).  This led me on a brief journey of memory and a teaching I derived from it.  I knew … 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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Change – The Rebirth of Opportunities

 Have you ever witnessed a sunset in Key West, Florida? As the moment approaches folks congregate on the beach near the downtown restaurants. As the glorious fireball disappears, its flames seemingly extinguished by the sea, the fortunate witnesses break into … Continue reading

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