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Kids’ Sports Hold Lessons For Business

Watching a kids’ ball game can provide a mini life lesson for observers.  The takeaway also applies to business.  Astute observers can learn a lot by watching kids play. My Chief of Staff

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Old Habits Die Hard

A guy walked into a sandwich shop and the server asked what he would like to order. He said, “What do you have that is good?” The clerk responded that everything is good. The customer then

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Experience is a Tough Teacher

Have you ever heard the expression “seeing the elephant?” It’s an expression that came out of the California gold rush. Those planning to go west in search of gold announced to their friends that

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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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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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