Compounding Relational Interest

We all know the value of compounding interest. We all know that if you invest when you are young, as painful as it may be, put money aside when you …

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Leadership When It Counts

Spring Training is in full gear and I thought it time to think about the beautiful game that is America’s pastime and the lessons of leadership. Several years ago I …

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What You Think About

What you think about is what you become. What you become is who you are. Who you are is everything! If all you think about is your job, then you …

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Pain and Leadership

I love the movie “City Slickers.” In it there is a great scene where the three best friends are riding their horses and discuss “what was the best day of …

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The Life You Want

Getting old is not that much fun. The aches and pains, the loss of hair and the gaining of weight. Ugh; it can be downright depressing. Deb and I sing …

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Jesus At The Well

Last month I saw the Broadway musical “Motown,” for the second time, and was reminded that the music of the Baby Boomers will never die. We were lucky to grow …

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The Right Enemies

Dietric Bonhoeffer was a brilliant, young Lutheran pastor in Germany in the 1930’s and ’40’s who stood up against the Nazis, was involved in the plot to kill Hitler and …

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Obsessive Diversions

One of the great joys of living in Canada was being invited to our friends cottage in the Muskoka’s (a beautiful lake area two hours north of Toronto) for a …

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It’s About One Thing

“I’m giving a speech – what should I say?” “I have a team meeting – what should I do?” “I’m planning an offsite – what should be the agenda?” I …

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The Cost of Being Sterling

Sterling Privacy One day my phone rang and I could hear my son talking to friend at school. He had mistakenly called me and didn’t know it – and I …

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