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It's A Great Day!

“Would one of you fellas hand me a napkin?” Ralph and I were at the veteran’s home checking out the arrangements for a presentation that...

Make More Mistakes!

The Executive Education Model There is an old story about a senior executive who made a decision that did not turn out well. In fact, the...

Where Are You?

Literally, we use global positioning systems and maps and metadata every day to tell us where we are! Every city, town and country road...

The "Its" of 2020

Guest Article from Randy Smart taken from the Smart Insurance Agency Newsletter of January 2020. Used by Permission Get over it. Move on...

Audience of One

"Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them." Matthew 6:1 No doubt, we are to be "careful to...

Yes or No

“Lookee here,” he said. “I told you ‘YES.’ When I can’t do it no more, I’ll tell you ‘NO!’” Yes and no. Power words. Powerful words. The...

The Guru

Ever acquire a title you didn't ask for? Sometimes a nickname or identity gets chosen for us by others, and it may not be what we would...

Welcome Home

I don't post in Facebook often, but today I wrote this: National Vietnam War Veterans Day- Welcome home! I am amazed and proud of how...

The Big Question

“Gary, I’m sure you’re a great guy and will do wonderful things. But I need to ask you only one question.” [Pause to be sure I am...

Tell the Story

It’s interesting when a piece of history or something you learned about second-hand becomes a part of your life experience. I guess this...

Double Benefit

I like a double-impact. Joseph Joubert remarked, "To teach is to learn twice!" In school I was happy enough to learn it once! But...

Solid Advice

"You're going to make mistakes..." Not the cheeriest prediction of my performance, but I took my supervisor's words to heart. We were in...