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Leadership, Secrets, the NSA, Verizon and Snowden

Throughout all of recorded history, no government that spied on their own citizens proved to be one of integrity, virtue and liberty. While national security is a vital and essential issue for our nation’s leaders, it is essential that checks and balances be in effect. Our executive, legislative and judicial branches appear to be failing … Continue reading

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A Life Authentic

When my clients ask me to give them an example of a life lived authentically, I have often answer with a cliche-like response — Thomas Jefferson, Robert E. Lee, Mark Twain, Hunter S. Thompson.  Those were my stock and trade answers.  Until now. On May 23rd of this year, Bob Fletcher passed away with little … Continue reading

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How #MarchMadness Teaches us All to Be #Resilient

My wife is from Syracuse. That means only one thing around the first days of Spring: Madness. March Madn ess. I never was much for basketball. Baseball was the dominant pastime in my hometown in St. Louis. Spring training was the first indicator that the human race had survived the winter and there was hope … Continue reading

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#Dumbledore’s Wisdom for #Business and #Life

“It is not our abilities that show what we truly are. It is our choices.” Professor Dumbledore to #Harry #Potter  #FF #Quotes #Rowling #HarryPotter Continue reading

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#Simplicity and #Saving the #World

A man walking on the beach saw a child reaching down to pick up small objects and then throwing them into the ocean. He called out “Good morning! May I ask what it is that you are doing?”  The child looked up and replied “Throwing starfish into the ocean.” “I must ask, then, why are … Continue reading