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INSPIRATION FROM GENERAL GEORGE PATTON

George Patton was a famous World War II general.  Yesterday I encountered two quotes of his from completely different sources.  I figured it was a sign. The first was an inspiration posted on Twitter that read: “You’re never beaten until you admit it. So, don’t admit it.” On one hand it sounds stubborn. But there […]

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COMMITMENT INVITES PROVIDENCE

“I’m trying to make the best of it.” Things happen that we didn’t want to happen.  Such circumstances can be very big or minor.  Illnesses, loss of loved ones.  Financial setbacks.  Name it.  They can go on and on. “Trying to make the best of it” sounds less than fully committed to me.  It has […]

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GROWING IN THE FACE OF CHALLENGES

Healthy organizations grow and change. These days change ramps up.  We grow and change at such a fast pace; it can be a bit unsettling. Fastballs come faster.  Curveballs break sharper.  We increasingly find ourselves facing tougher challenges.  We increasingly make more mistakes as we try to keep pace. Our mindset in the face of these challenges […]

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MISSION MINDED

“When strength is the mission, hard is the standard and work is the requirement.  When comfort is the objective, easy is acceptable and effort is an afterthought.” –  Brian Kight Another good thought from organizational consultant Brian Kight. “When strength is the mission.” I heard very many years ago that successful organizations are strong, fast […]

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