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Knocking Down Imaginary Walls

In a research experiment, a marine biologist placed a shark into a large holding tank and then released several small bait fish into the tank.  The shark quickly swam around the tank, attacked and

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Big Dance, Big Lessons

I love sports and all the business lessons we learn from competition, whether playing or watching.  It doesn’t matter what sport or what level, there are always multiple teaching moments. The

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No One Ever Drowned In Sweat

An old ranch owner named John had a small spread in Montana.  The state government claimed he was not paying proper wages to his workers, so it sent an agent to check things out. “I need a list

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Stir up a recipe for success

A sixth-grade girl was running for the post of secretary of her elementary school class.  A major part of her campaign was a speech to be given to her classmates, but she had no idea what to say.

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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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Fall 7 Times, Get Up 8

Derek Redmond was favored to medal in the 400-meter race for Great Britain at the 1992 Summer Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain.  But 150 meters into the semifinal race he felt a searing pain in

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