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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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Your Mind-Mural – What’s Written by the Hand of Experience

After a talk I gave recently on leadership, I was asked “How does one go about selecting a mentor?” “It doesn’t matter,” I said, “whether you pick a fairly young mentor–a human work-in-progress, or an Old Soul–someone who gives off … 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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Steve Jobs: The Perils and Pearls of Change

“Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.”        –Steve Jobs Some folks are frozen in the tracks of their lives, always looking backward to … Continue reading

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What Every Parent Knows

Last week Bill Haas, a 29-year-old professional golfer, won The FedEx Cup in Atlanta.  The system used is to award points to tour professionals based on how they finish in each PGA tournament, and the winner of the cup 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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