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Does Water Have More Determination Than Your Leadership Team?

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated … Continue reading

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The Wright Brothers and Commitment

When you’re surrounded by people who share a passionate commitment around a common purpose, anything is possible.  ~Howard Schultz I am writing this as I sit inside the cabin of a Boeing 767-400ER passenger jet on my way to facilitate a … Continue reading

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Grit . . . a lesson for everyone

I hate golf!  Okay, to be more honest, golf hates me.  That is, I just don’t have an affinity for the game, even though I did try on numerous occasions, with lessons and everything.  I even lived for a long … Continue reading

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My Daughter, the 13-year-old poet . . .

Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think.  ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Watching the Olympics from the other side of 60 years old I can’t help but be impressed by the commitment and talent … Continue reading

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