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Sedentary Executives . . . Arise

If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.                     –Theodore Roosevelt I’ve been sitting far too much lately. … Continue reading

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Worry and Creativity . . .

One of my favourite “guilty pleasures” as a  young boy was reading the satirical MAD Magazine under my bed covers at night with a flashlight.  According to both my Mom and Dad that stuff would rot my brain. Guess I … Continue reading

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The “Nocebo” Effect and Strategy Execution

All business proceeds on beliefs, or judgements of probabilities, and not on certainties.   ~Charles W. Eliot By now nearly everyone has heard of the “placebo” effect, particularly as it pertains to medicine.  Just a reminder: The Placebo Effect is an … Continue reading

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A Life Lesson . . . from 70 year old marathon runner

“The marathon is not really about the marathon, it’s about the shared struggle. And it’s not only the marathon, but the training.”  ~Bill Buffum Between the ages of 43 and 48 I got talked into running marathons.  Now, before you … Continue reading

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