We Can’t Save Time in Bottle

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In 1973, the great singer/songwriter Jim Croce released his popular song “Time in a Bottle”.  At that time, I was in my early 20’s and this song quickly became a favorite of mine. Part of the song’s lyrics state: “There never seems to be enough time To do the things you want to do Once […]

The Key to Great Communication in Your Business | TRUST

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Want Great Communication in Your Organization or Business? It all starts with Trust. Trust is the key to success not only in personal relationships but professional relationships. Dr. Stephen Covey advocated; “When trust is high, communication is easy.” That is so true and trust is key in all great organizations and companies. Here are several […]

Happy President’s Day!

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I’ve loved learning about the life and history of President Abraham Lincoln. We celebrate President’s Day today and President Lincoln was by far my favorite President.  Did you know that he hated being called Abe? Did you know he didn’t have a middle name? Did you know that he is the first President with a beard? […]

The Worth of Souls

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Years ago, I had the opportunity to attend a training program of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. These habits were the brainchild of Dr. Stephen R. Covey and his book by the same title, which sold over 15 million copies! One of the 7 Habits is “Synergize”. This concept values the ideas and […]

Are You Improving with Age?

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We all know that wine improves with age, but how are you dealing with the aging process?  I’ve learned a few lessons over the years that I hope will be of use to you- These include: As a young boy, I grew up in a small farming community and when I waved to people I […]

Thankful? Tis the Season To Be

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As we begin the New Year season many of us reflect on life and what we are thankful for. What are you thankful for? What are most Americans thankful for? An article by Kate Scanlon reviews a new study of Facebook posts that offers some insight: Facebook Data Science sought to learn what Americans are thankful […]

First Get Facts – Then Speak

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It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of Dr. Stephen R. Covey’s work.  His best-selling book: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People put him on the map.  One of the 7 habits is “Seek first to understand before being understood.” I love that habit as so often we don’t get the facts before passing […]