Tag Archives: Mark Twain

Public Speaking and Match the Hatch

There are two kinds of speakers; those that are nervous and those that are liars. ~Mark Twain I was at dinner last evening with a good friend of mine and his lovely wife.  He owns and runs a very special … Continue reading

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Why Culture Change Programs Don’t Deliver . . . Another Viewpoint

There are lies, damned lies, and statistics. ~ Mark Twain There is a very popular TV game show in American culture called  Family Feud which features two competing families must name the most popular responses to a survey question posed to … Continue reading

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The Five Foundations of Effective Leadership

Note:  This is reblog of a post I wrote in December, 2012, but I have had numerous requests to repost it. __________________________________ To put it bluntly, I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation. But I’m working on … Continue reading

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Crime is Crime: A Plea to “Tell it Straight” and Get Real!

If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed; if you do read the newspaper, you are misinformed.  ~Mark Twain Every day I try to scan the news on my iPad or laptop in order to keep up on world events … Continue reading

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Duke the Cat . . . focus and discipline

If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat.  ~Mark Twain My brother has a young cat named Duke.  This is one amazing little cat.  First of all he is extremely … Continue reading

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New Orleans and Old Wine in New Bottles . . .

It has been said that a Scotchman has not seen the world until he has seen Edinburgh; and I think that I may say that an American has not seen the United States until he has seen Mardi-Gras in New … Continue reading

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