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  • Who, me? I need to make a change? No, you’re the one who needs change. What?

    Who, me? I need to make a change? No, you’re the one who needs change. What?

    There is at least One Irrefutable and Universal TruthI t’s a pretty rare day when you don’t think about changing someone else, isn’t it? If you could just get other people to change, to do things your way, to see the path as you do …. You may not know …
  • 9 Super Annoying Habits I Hope You Don’t Have!

    9 Super Annoying Habits I Hope You Don’t Have!

    Since summer’s coming to a close … despite the sweltering and unseasonable temperatures around here … why not have a little fun at someone else’s expense. I just hope it isn’t you. There are at least 9 Annoying Habits that are the most grating to me … and I’m convinced they represent …
  • The One Big Change You’re Sick of Hearing About … And a Foolproof Way to Fix It.

    There is at least One Irrefutable and Universal TruthI t’s a pretty rare day when we don’t think about changing someone else, isn’t it? If we could just get other people to change, to do things our way, to see the path as we do …. You may not know …
  • Fun Friday | 9 Super Annoying Habits I Hope You Don’t Have!

    Fun Friday | 9 Super Annoying Habits I Hope You Don’t Have!

    It’s Friday, it’s summer time … so why not have a little fun at someone’s expense. I just hope it isn’t you.There are at least 9 Annoying Habits that are the most grating to me … and I’m convinced they represent latent and nefarious character flaws that will be even …
  • There’s Only One Reason You Keep Making the Same Mistakes. Repeatedly.

    There’s Only One Reason You Keep Making the Same Mistakes. Repeatedly.

    The Resistance is relentless and we have reasons galore for not accomplishing our goals.What is the common thread among all of the excuses reasons we use to rationalize our misses? Déjà vu all over again?  How often have you heard one of these phrases banging against your skull  … “Haven’t we been here before?” … “Didn’t we already solve …
  • Lose $1Million in 1 Day – and Still Become a Champion

    Lose $1Million in 1 Day – and Still Become a Champion

    I never thought that Rory McIlroy, a PGA golfer, would be the subject any article I ever wrote, least of all 2 of them. What a difference a few years makes! When I wrote about the Magic of True Grit, Rory appeared in an ignominious way. What do you do …
  • The One Big Change You’re Sick of Hearing About

    The One Big Change You’re Sick of Hearing About

      There is at least One Irrefutable and Universal Truth You may not know Tom Allender, but you’d be lucky if you did. Several years ago, my wife mentioned that Tom had a reputation as a very insightful and heartfelt speaker and was appearing at the local parish in a few …
  • The 7 Qualities You Need to Get Your Company on the Medal Stand

    The 7 Qualities You Need to Get Your Company on the Medal Stand

    What does it take to get on the Medal Stand and out of the Grandstands? She’s won 17 Olympic medals. 12 of them are gold. She holds 13 world records. She’s been Sports Woman of the Year twice. She’s obviously a remarkable swimmer. She did all of it after having …
  • Leadership Insights | The Prizefighter & The Preacher

    Leadership Insights | The Prizefighter & The Preacher

    I’ve written several columns about Mom, but what about Dad? Dads never get any credit, yet they offer unique insights into the world and how we should live. FacebookTwitterLinkedinBufferGoogle+PinterestEmailFacebookTwitterLinkedinBufferGoogle+PinterestEmail
  • Leadership | Your mom is watching: Is your moral compass malfunctioning?

    Leadership | Your mom is watching: Is your moral compass malfunctioning?

    You grabbed the last piece of cake before your sister could get it. The principal called and said your daughter broke another girl’s toy because she got to it first. Your son pushed a boy on the playground because that boy got the last place on the teeter-totter. “You know …
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