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I will never forget the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta when Muhammad Ali was the surprise person to light the Olympic torch. I was sitting in the stadium, watching that spectacle with my entire family. At the time, I was writing my … more
My friend Sam is an avid golfer. He plays every chance he gets. He also makes a practice of working out at the gym on weekends, and prefers to get an early start there. One Saturday, the forecast called for a warm and sunny morning with … more
Just because Uber is trying to be like a limousine company doesn't mean we, as an industry, should be having sleepless nights and restructuring our entire business plan to be like them or, to put it simply, to be an "on-demand" industry. If having … more
My mother never went to Europe.She talked about it, dreamed about it – even opened a travel agency at age 55. Never got there. She died 15 years later, never achieving the goal. Oh, she achieved plenty of other goals. But not that one. I … more
January was National Mentoring Month. Mentoring can change your life – and the lives of your mentees. Mentoring means helping less-experienced people observe, experiment with and evaluate different work strategies. And the benefits are not limited … more
Last spring, I was playing a great game of golf. I stood on the 18th tee, and with a birdie on the final hole, I would shoot an even par 72. I pulled out my driver one last time. Having hit 13 good drives in a row, I was superexcited about telling … more
No matter what you do, getting ahead shouldn't depend on lucky breaks, favoritism or even hard work. It should be in our control. To make that happen, certain behaviors will help you stand out from the crowd. Here are eight of them. n Be … more
Lord Chesterfield, in his famous letters to his son, wrote: "Here is the way to get people to like you. Make every person like himself a little better, and I promise that he or she will like you very much." Most of us are aware of the … more
"Sounds good, send me a proposal." How many times have you heard that? Too many. So you run back to your office, put together a proposal, send it to the prospect and start the follow-up process (and the prayer vigil). Or do you? … more
Ever dream? Ever had a scary dream? Think you were dying? Falling? Wake up in a sweat? What causes dreams? I have no idea – and neither do the experts. All kinds of studies, all kinds of theories, all kinds of books, very few … more
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