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The Olympics Are Life’s Training Table

My third note on the Games of the XXX Olympiad follows, and I’ll send you my fourth and final note on this inspiring subject and ready metaphor next week. The branding strategy of the Olympic Committee hasn’t convinced anyone that … Continue reading

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Boiling Down Olympic-Game Medals and Your Company’s Income Statement

The Olympics is about to start! It’s hard to believe that four years has passed since Michael Phelps won a record eight gold medals.  A lot of water has splashed out of the pool since that historic performance. But more … 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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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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Turn Your Company Culture Around With Stories

Can any of us recall a day when our thoughts did not gravitate at least once to the dark edges of our mind? It happens every day, even in the workplace. That is why good leaders spend lots of time looking … 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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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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