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It’s All About the Arrows

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I was watching First Knight tonight with the boys and with Janet. At a certain point, in the battle for Camelot, there was a release of arrows from far, far, far away intended to hit…

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Gerunds… and New Year’s Resolutions

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I know… what’s a gerund? Gerunds are the words that end in “ing.” The wonderful thing about a gerund is that it provides a sense of movement: pushing, hoping, wishing, making, and so forth. Gerunds…

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The Alpha Decision Maker

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I’m sure you’ve all heard the concept of the alpha male or the alpha female. The alpha male is the male in any given tribe who is primarily responsible for the tribe and who is…

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On The Business Process

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The business process is really not all that complex. Brought down to its bare essentials it looks like this. A product or a service is going to be offered (whether manufactured or simply procured). You…

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What Are You Committed To?

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Each and every person’s life has got to have some type of point of view. Some people are committed to building a company. Others are committed to building a family. Others are committed to public…

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Of Legos and Relationships

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Jordan suffers from LEGO withdrawal. It’s not exactly LEGO withdrawal because he spends a great deal of quality time with his LEGOs. It’s more that he doesn’t quite understand I enjoy spending time with him,…

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Father Dave

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When I was listening to Father Dave discussing the machinations of prayer as well as the vestry of the Episcopalian Church, I was mindful of the distinction between the underlying infrastructure of truth and those…

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I Love Passion

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Give me individuals and associates who are prepared to passionately argue for a particular position. I love the passion. I love the commitment. A Manager’s job is not necessarily to come up with the ideas….

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