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Creativity Has No Limits

There are only three pure colors – red, blue and yellow – but look at what Michelangelo did with those three colors.  There are only seven notes, but look at what Chopin, Beethoven and Vivaldi

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Being Humble Is One Way To Greatness

Of all the creatures that came to the watering hole, Frog was the only one that did not have a tail.  The other animals taunted him over it, making him feel inferior and ugly.  So Frog visited

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Business Lessons From Pandemic

Harvard Business School surveyed 600 CEOs recently and asked them what keeps them awake at night during this global pandemic.  The results found that almost every aspect of doing business must be

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Make Decisions That Make A Difference

T. Boone Pickens, the late famed oil prospector and corporate raider, said in commencement remarks at George Washington University:  “Be willing to make decisions.  That’s the most important

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Enhance Your Life During Tough Times

For so many of us working from home during our stay-at-home restrictions, the days seem to take on an eerie similarity regardless of how much we actually accomplish.  I can barely remember the last

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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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