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The ABCs Of Success

Success is a journey, not a destination.  You may take a few detours, hit some roadblocks and arrive at a different place than you planned. Success comes in many forms and means different things

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Patience Takes Practice

A woman walked into the grocery store with a three-year-old girl in the seat of her shopping cart.  As they passed the cookie section, the little girl asked for cookies, and her mother said no.   The

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Lessons from Animals

In the Upper Midwest, a sure sign of spring and fall is when geese fly overhead, often honking loudly.  I recently discovered the reason. Turns out that Professor Margaret Kuhn’s research revealed

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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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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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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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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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Never Give Up … Never Quit

Never give up … never quit!  That is the motto of Travis Mills, one of only five surviving quadruple amputee soldiers from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. I firmly believe and often preach that

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