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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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The Razors Edge that Separates Success from Failure

As the new year begins, advice-givers bookmark the season as a time to offer once again well-meaning but often platitudinous articles with lots of holistic advice–how to succeed, how to be happier, how to hit a golf ball farther.  Their … Continue reading

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Friendly Fire on the Corporate Battlefield

In August 1944 Ernie Pyle, the Pulitzer Prize-winning WWII war correspondent, gave us a small glimpse of the horror of war as he described what it would be like when that war ended:  “It will seem odd when at some … Continue reading

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We Cannot put off Living until we are Ready

We cannot put off living until we are ready.    —José Ortega y Gasset Recently I read a really interesting article in The Wall Street Journal, “Rewiring the Brain to Ease Pain.”  It was a good start on a subject I’ve … Continue reading

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No one can be described in one word–certainly not Steve Jobs

We live in a time when our language contracts many objects and practices into one word— we Google, Email, Text, Attach, Gift, and—Stressed from all that  qwikspeak, zip out of town for a Staycation at a huge country hotel with many … Continue reading

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Give Yourself Permission to Embrace Life’s Mysteries

“The hearts of little children are pure; therefore, The Great Spirit may show to them many things which older people miss.”                                                                                                               –Black Elk I am in the process of writing a talk, “Embracing the Great Mysterious—Change.”  The “Great Mysterious” is … Continue reading

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Awarded The Medal of Honor, A Mighty yet Humble Act of Compassion Is Remembered

As you probably know, last week President Obama awarded The Congressional Medal of Honor to former Marine Sergeant Dakota Meyer for saving 13 U.S. and 23 Afghan soldiers during an intense fire fight in 2009.  That day, Sgt. Meyer realized that … Continue reading

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