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The Best Response Ever!

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Here is a topic for your family to wrap a conversation around at tonight’s dinner table. Perhaps your employees or co-workers need some GREAT discussion material for the water-cooler! When we live and work in the public space, criticism is inevitable. In my years of working with teams—whether corporate or athletic—what you are about to […]

Yes, We DO Get Along!

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I don’t remember the airline or where the flight was headed. But I will never forget the woman seated next to me. During the course of our brief conversation, I mentioned that my family lives in Orange Beach, Alabama. Her eyebrows furrowed as she received that fairly innocuous information. Without hesitation, however, she said, “I […]

A Day Of Remembering

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To some, I suppose, today is an extra “day off” on the calendar or a starting point for the summer.   For you and I, however, it is a day of memorial, a day to remember those who gave everything—their last full measure—in order that we in America might live as we do.   My […]

What Is Our Silence Worth to Miley Cyrus?

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Spreading the word about certain people whose work (I believe) deserves a larger audience is one of my favorite things to do! Privately and publicly, I do it constantly. Frankly, it aggravates me to hear people complain about the books and songs that are at the forefront of our society’s consciousness. I agree with their […]