Tag Archives: personal growth

Communication Deterioration

I have to be honest, I don’t like talking on the phone. I don’t! At all! 9 times out of 10, I won’t answer when it rings (unless it’s my wife; always answer your wife). This is horrible, I know. … Continue reading

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Good or Bad, You’re Gonna Miss

Golf. A good walk spoiled? Depends on the company you keep. I had the pleasure of hitting the links with three great men recently. I was not up to their talent or level of play, but had a good time … Continue reading

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The Secret to Being a Great Family Leader

It’s been established that a great leader’s most cherished reward is in the success of his team. More importantly, a great leader’s triumph will carry on in the lives of those he mentored. We call this legacy. Would you agree … Continue reading

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The Secret to Being A Great Leader

Most leaders are competitors. At least that’s the common perception. Competitors want to be the best. When ratings, rankings, awards, and/or trophies are at stake, no less than excellence will do. Devotion to winning is unyielding. But, let’s be honest, … Continue reading

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Dream BIG, Kid!

Ever notice when a kid has a clear, straight path in front of them, they run!? Fast as they can as if they have been given clearance on an airport runway to take off for flight. There is never a … Continue reading

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Rigid Flexibility

In work and at home, there are tasks, events, and dates that we should never bend. For example, when an important deadline is mandated to prepare for a Board Meeting, it is imperative that the deadline be met. On the … Continue reading

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Thinking Inside the Family

We often believe that smart business practices are to be left to business. We study best practices and apply them at the office or work environment, and then lose sight of these methods once we have shifted gears to our … Continue reading

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Success and Sacrifices

Too many families are placed on the altar of sacrifice so that we can seek professional success. We believe that performance at the highest level has a cost, and that perception devalues our families. As we seek to be great … Continue reading

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Mediocre Baby Sitters!?

Recently, the following question was asked as a lead-in for my last post: “The inventor of the multiple choice test admitted he was wrong. Why do we still use his test a century later?” Admittedly, this question was intended only … Continue reading

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Condemned

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” This quote by George Santayana has been paraphrased for the last hundred-plus years since first appearing in The Life of Reason, Volume I. There is one fundamental problem with … Continue reading

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