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“A Day that will live in infamy.” | December 7, 1941

74 years ago, Pearl Harbor was attacked, precipitating the U.S. entry into World War II. On this day we honor and remember the extraordinary sacrifices made on a day that “will forever live in infamy”, and changed the course of world history. More than 2,500 U.S. lives were lost that day, a number which grew…

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Is it worth fighting for? How Committed Are You? Like Rocky? Rambo?

Sylvester Stallone as Rocky

This may seem like a very strange blog post for a site dedicated to leadership. But not really.N ot if you’re committed to managing your life, controlling your day and fighting for what you believe. Recently, I saw a profile of Sylvester Stallone and, serendipitously, stumbled across several articles and interviews about him at the…

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Turbocharge Your Resources with these 6 Pivot Points of Leverage

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Car jack. Nail clippers. Claw Hammer. Teeter-totter. Tweezers. Nutcracker. Scissors.W hat do these devices all have in common? They create leverage, a simple but extraordinary force that increases the power of everything to which it is applied. (Whenever a word is underlined with a dotted line, there is an accompanying definition when you click on…

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Happy Birthday, Winston | How Did You Get It All Done?

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Today, November 30, is the birthday of Winston Churchill.H e was born 136 years ago in 1874 … and died 50 years ago in 1965 … yet his talent and prodigious output remains striking to this day. Winston Churchill has always been one of my favorite historical characters … and for many reasons. His oratorical…

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The Power of Self-Reliance | Who’s the Boss of You?

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Resourcefulness has nothing to do with access to resources.W e have more resources than ever before. That’s not what makes us resourceful. Early this morning, I headed to a favorite place just down the street to bring home a couple of lattes for my wife and I. I think Jefferson or Franklin or another of…

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Be Grateful for All of Your Blessings

Thanksgiving

Be sure to take time to enjoy the blessings in your life on this Thanksgiving holiday. T  he world will keep spinning without our business devotion, so invest your day with friends and family. Take a moment this Thanksgiving holiday to leave your trials and tribulations behind and reflect upon all of your blessings. We…

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This may be what’s keeping you from completing your 2016 plan.

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