Month: October 2017

There Are No Shortcuts

Sometimes I wish there were, but there aren’t. At least not shortcuts to anything that matters. The pathway to all good things, the road to success, the journey to excellence–all take time, hard work, challenges that push you, problems that stretch you, difficulties that shape your character, and trials that make the final result even […]

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Enemies Into Friends

I am in a bit of a historical leadership mode as I read and reflect on great leaders from the past. Thoughts like these are resonating with me: Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? Abraham Lincoln Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive […]

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With Malice Toward None

There are few statements that are as brilliant and beautiful as this one. Every word counts. Every word has meaning. Together they create something far greater than the sum of the parts. It finally fell upon Abraham Lincoln to put an end to this evil, even though the cost was extraordinary. In his second inaugural […]

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