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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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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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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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Success Is Within Your Reach

I’ve been mighty busy lately launching my new book, “You Haven’t Hit Your Peak Yet!”  So it was a real pleasure to finally get to the neglected stack of books in my office which I have been

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Give Your Dreams A Chance To Happen

In his wild imagination, a man lived the lives of famous people, enjoyed their celebrity status and socialized with their closest friends.  His family became concerned with his more frequent “escapes

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Get The Passion Again

Practically every team in professional sports has one or perhaps more players who were not high draft choices, but have excelled.  Look at the National Football League.  Quarterback Tom Brady

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A Good Speech Is Like A Pencil; It Has A Point

There are few times in life when you are totally alone … like just before you make a five-minute speech.  Or if you doubt the concept of eternity, try and make a five-minute speech. Let’s

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Management Lessons From Unlikely Places

If you’ve read anything I have written over the years, you’ve probably figured out that I love stories that put management principles into action, even when they don’t seem to have anything to do

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Life Lessons From Grandma Ruth

During this season of Thanksgiving, I’m going to take a detour from business advice and focus instead on gratitude.  I am immensely grateful for the opportunity to get to know a remarkable woman

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