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Celebrate Successes Already Yours This Thanksgiving Day

 I just read an article, “Companies Redefine Success.”  The reporter tells us that companies are not only presenting the usual financial information in annual reports, but are including “non-traditional” ways they measure success.  Wow! That’s an idea we could all … 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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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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Moms Make the Best CEO’s

I always enjoy going to church on Mother’s Day as the pastor asks the moms in the congregation to stand and be recognized by the thankful majority gathered around them. Young and old, these women rise to display a stoic … Continue reading

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Did Any Good Come from the Titanic Tragedy?

Sunday, April 15, 2012, marked the centennial of the sinking of the Royal Mail Steamer Titanic. Other than the attacks on 9/11 and the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Sunday, December 7, 1941, that killed over 2,300 American servicemen … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Choices by Panera

I just read a wonderful news article about the Panera Cares Café. Here is how it works:  after a customer places an order, the café clerk tells the customer the suggested price of the meal; the customer can pay that … 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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