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Show Respect And You’ll Have No Regret

Thomas Jefferson arrived alone on horseback at the main hotel in Baltimore and asked for a room.  The landlord of the hotel, named Boyden, looked Jefferson up and down and surmised that he was a

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Work for a Cause, Not Applause

Albert Einstein believed that “only a life lived for others is worth living.”  I believe that is one of his most significant observations.   And I couldn’t agree more. While most of us can’t

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Kind Words Are The Music Of The World

A teacher asked her young pupils to tell about their acts of kindness to animals.  After several heart-stirring stories, the teacher asked Tommy if he had anything to add.  He replied rather proudly,

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A Grudge Is A Heavy Thing To Carry

While visiting with a friend over coffee one morning, a young woman complained, “Every time my husband and I get into an argument, he gets historical!” The friend interrupted, “Don’t you mean

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One-Sided Relationships: Doomed to Fail

Mackay Maxim: It’s great to be liked. You’ll have a network you can always use. Once. It’s even greater to be needed. You’ll have a network you can always use. Period. A strong network is critical

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Live a Life of Purpose

The neighborhood kids had congregated in the front yard when a fire truck zoomed past. Sitting on the front seat was a Dalmatian dog. The children started discussing the dog’s duties. “They use

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Resolving Conflicts is Good For Business

We all get angry at work sometimes. Conflicts in the workplace can get out of hand when people stop listening to each other and instead concentrate on defending their positions. The late management

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