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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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In the Present State of Politics, First Things First

“In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place.”  Mohandas K. Gandi Though strongly tempted, I probably should not speak to the fears we feel now at the state of politics in our nation.  Well… perhaps a … Continue reading

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Remembering Our Fathers

Dear Friends, Today I have the very great pleasure to introduce you to Bruce Rosenstein, my guest blogger this week. Bruce is an extraordinary human being and a new friend I know you will enjoy coming to know. Bruce is … 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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9-11 – The Day the Line Between Good and Evil Was Drawn

One month after  9-11, I wrote a letter to friends about the attack. The letter appears in my book Humanity at Work: Encouraging Spirit, Achievement and Truth to Flourish in the Workplace (Chapel Hill Press 2008).  It is re-printed below. … Continue reading

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It’s a Waste of Time Worrying About That Guy

Recently, I watched an extraordinary documentary detailing the lives of various animals that populate Yellowstone National Park. The film makers took us through one year-four seasons with certain of these animals.  It was remarkable to witness how they managed to … Continue reading

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