Category: Life

Taking Control

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These are uncertain times. Kenny is losing weight. Whenever the economy starts wreaking havoc on his world, Kenny starts losing weight. It’s not because he’s worried and can’t eat. It’s one of his ways to take control. The odds are that you can’t do anything about the economy. Your company and  »  Read More

The Palest Ink

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There’s a saying that the palest ink is stronger than the strongest memory. You’ve got a better shot at becoming a great leader if you write things down accurately. Then you can refer to them when you need to. That’s why many leaders and other people keep a journal. The written record is indeed stronger  »  Read More

Lessons from Playground Basketball

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The playground basketball I played growing up was pickup basketball. Today, there’s the AAU and coaches and uniforms and referees. They play some games indoors. Back then, it was outdoor playgrounds, metal backboards and a chain net, if there was a net. If you wanted to get as good as possible, you had to go where  »  Read More

Lessons from the Great Depression for the Time of Coronavirus

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Western Omelette was a fixture in Colorado Springs for 28 years until 2:00 p.m. on March 29. My daughter, Diana, and her husband, Todd, always tried to eat there when they were on that side of the Springs. Di says they had the best green chili in town and the place was always packed. Now, it’s closed. Only a month  »  Read More

Five Things You Can Do in The Time of Coronavirus

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It could be that the media is stirring this all up. It could be that the crisis is overblown. But the truth is that most of us are living today in a way we wouldn’t have predicted two weeks ago. My maternal grandfather lost his business in the Depression. Suddenly, the family wasn’t living in a substantial and  »  Read More

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