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Being Normal

November 29, 2011 0 Comments

Before we get to being normal, let’s look at being average.  I think that many of us can buy into the concept that we don’t want to be average.  In fact, studies show that that a much higher number than 50% of us believe that we’re above average in any specific measurement of us.  This of […]

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Coaching meets the Real World

June 22, 2011 0 Comments

I have blogged on this before, but it is so good that I need to remind everyone of it again. I want you to watch a video on a coach who has an amazing grasp of what motivates people, in particular young people. When you’re done, reflect on how this applies to you.  What can […]

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Invictus… The Power of Forgiveness

June 29, 2010 0 Comments

I had the opportunity to watch the movie Invictus the other day. It is the true story based on the South African Rugby team as they try to win the 1995 World Cup of Rugby to gain the honour of their country, the host nation. For me, there were 2 great lessons. One, is the […]

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Equity, Equality + Three Wise Men

January 18, 2010 0 Comments

My wife and I have 3 truly wonderful boys who just happen to have the first initials, M, E and N.  As our 3 little “men” came into the world, one thing that struck everyone was how much they looked alike although they were born each 2 years apart.  Almost like triplets, 2 years apart, […]

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The Renaissance Man

June 16, 2009 0 Comments

My wife and I went to dinner with friends a couple of days ago. This couple is in their 70’s and are just incredible. Why? They have done a ton of things in their lives and continue to do so. The fellow has been an investment banker, a minister, a president of a number of […]

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Franklin & the Art of Team Building

January 15, 2008 0 Comments

I have 3 children and as part of my world, I get to watch a lot of children’s television.  Now, some of it is awful but much of it is very good.  Often there is a moral or a learning point.  And, yes, these learning points are pretty basic but everyone needs to keep hearing […]

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