Monthly Archives: January 2017

January 31, 2017 – Labels

Labels There is a lot of consternation out there the last couple days about the Executive Order banning immigrants from seven Muslim countries in order to prevent terrorists from entering the country. While there is a lot of arguing from … Continue reading

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January 30, 2017 – The Power of Ideas

Today’s post compliments yesterday’s post by building on the theme – that we rule our emotions and that ideas have power.  To paraphrase Victor Hugo, armies can be resisted – ideas cannot.  All of us will encounter the naysayer at … Continue reading

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January 29, 2017 – Invictus

Invictus BY William Ernest Henley Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor … Continue reading

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January 28, 2017 – Random Thoughts on Failure and Growth

This week has been one for celebrating growth, so far as failure brings growth when embraced and learned from.  I can’t say I am excited about having had the opportunity to grow so much in such a short period of … Continue reading

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January 27, 2017 – A Note To and About My Fellow Authors

Today, I decided to write on several topics, including, the lessons learned at my off-site meetings (e.g., pick your seat where you aren’t facing the sun first thing in the morning, plan your coffee consumption to coincide with your breaks, … Continue reading

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January 25, 2017 A Speck of Dust for Posterity

A Speck of Dust for Posterity After Jay came to us with the brilliant idea for Out Digital Dust, we had some really good conversations about the purpose for this effort. One of the ideas we discussed is the ability … Continue reading

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January 26, 2017 – What I Learned from Garth Brooks

What I Learned from Garth Brooks Okay, so the title is intentionally deceiving.  I’ve never met Garth Brooks. I’ve never been to a Garth Brooks concert. So what could I have learned from a person I’ve never met and never … Continue reading

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January 24, 2017. The Future’s So Bright, Gotta Wear Shades.

I just finished reading Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think by Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler (outstanding book by the way) and it spurred me to list all the things that are better today than my grandparents, and … Continue reading

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January 23, 2017 – “Primus Inter Pares”

“Primus inter pares” (i.e., first among equals) should be the guide for a leader.  As I sit and ponder about our country I would hope that somewhere the idea of servant leader is in the Presidents thoughts.   The idea that … Continue reading

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January 22, 2017 – Participation Trophies and Contradictions

Today I may seem like I am contradicting myself on participation after yesterday’s post, but I think there is a harmony between the two if we look at it in greater detail.  Participation is a good thing, but, in my … Continue reading

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