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EMBRACING THE STRUGGLES OF LIFE

“If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” – Frederick Douglass Hard to deny this.  Most of us would like life to be without stress.  Wake up every morning and have life go without any incident.  Just one day, no strain.  No pain. But it isn’t what we face.  I read a book some […]

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GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES

“When an opportunity is knocking, don’t complain about the noise.” –  Chad Veach Progress, growth, and/or learning don’t come easy.  You don’t sit down at a piano and begin playing.  You don’t pick up a nail gun and start nailing. Whatever comes easy to you, eventually, will get to the point where the next step […]

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LEARNING FROM YOUR MISTAKES

Mistakes.  They are a part of life. A Hall of Fame basketball coach had this to say about mistakes: “What to do with a mistake – recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it.” Recognition.  It takes a certain humility to recognize a mistake.  We all know people who are “never wrong.”  We also know […]

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THE BEST TEAMS

I can’t do my job well without the assistance and participation of others.  Someone must give me direction about what to do.  They must give me clear targets for which to aim. They must give me feedback on how I’m progressing.  They must help me hone an edge by upgrading and redefining my targets as […]

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