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Loyalty is Royalty

An elderly woman had always wanted to travel abroad.  Now that she was getting on in years, she thought the time had come but she’d never even been out of the country.  So she began by

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How To Turn Your Company Into A Learning Organization

A Marine corporal was driving a benefits specialist from base to base delivering lectures on life insurance, according to a story in “Reader’s Digest.”  After listening to a dozen of these

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We Can All Use A Little Humor Now

There is an Apache legend that the Creator gave human beings the ability to talk, to run and to see.  But he was not satisfied until he also gave them the ability to laugh.  Pleased with what

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Calling Sales Phone Users

More and more people are working from home in the midst of this current national emergency.  Between their computers and phones, an incredible amount of business is being conducted.  Now more

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Worry Is Useless, Senseless, Worthless

One of my favorite “Peanuts” cartoons describes Charlie Brown and Linus sitting on a bench.  The caption reads, “Worrying won’t stop the bad stuff from happening; it just stops you from enjoying

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Make Your Bucket List The Story Of Your Life

You might recall the popular movie “The Bucket List,” in which two terminally ill men escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die.  The movie

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Cheaters Never Win

Don Sutton, the Hall of Fame baseball pitcher, was occasionally accused of altering baseballs to create more movement on his pitches and make them harder to hit.  When asked if it was true that he

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Maximize Your Shot Clock Of Life

When you are a youngster, you never think about tomorrow.  You take tomorrow for granted, thinking you have an endless string of days ahead of you.  In short, you put things off.  You are

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Making Risk Worth The Rewards

Golfer Adam Scott had a two-shot lead during the final round of the Genesis Invitational Golf Tournament at the Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles when he found trouble and a bunker on the 15th hole. 

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The Person Who Hesitates is Lost

“I need you to go out to the orchard and pick a basketful of apples,” the mother instructed her young daughter.  “Just walk row by row and pick the prettiest ones.  There are plenty on

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