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In Honor of Independence Day: An American Guesser

In December 1775, “An American Guesser” anonymously wrote to the Pennsylvania Journal: “I observed on one of the drums belonging to the marines now raising, there was painted a Rattle-Snake, with this modest motto under it, ‘Don’t tread on me.’ As I know it is the custom to have some device on the arms of…
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What Competitive Sports Taught Me about Running a Business

written by: Lisa Falzone, Contributor, CEO and Co-founder of Revel Systems Succeeding in competitive sports requires laser-sharp focus, hard work and unwavering discipline. The same can be said of running a multi-million dollar company. And that’s why, despite the fact that my days as a swimmer at Stanford University are behind me, I continue to apply the…
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The Poem of a Crabby Old Man

by Dan Frith The story goes that this poem was found among the personal belongings of an elderly man who died in a nursing home. The resident did not have any close relatives or family and this poem was found by nurses as they boxed up his personal belongings. What do you see nurses? What do…
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Top 10 Ways To Ensure Your Best People Will Quit

by Mel Kleiman  Most reasons the most talented and productive people flee a given workplace can be avoided. Here are common mistakes, along with better alternatives. 10. Treat everyone equally. This may sound good, but your employees are not equal. Some are worth more, because they produce more results. The key is not to treat…
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I’m Not Gonna Miss You

I’m Not Gonna Miss You by Glen Campbell I’m still here, but yet I’m gone I don’t play guitar or sing my songs They never defined who I am The man that loves you ’til the end You’re the last person I will love You’re the last face I will recall And best of all, I’m…
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Leadership Over Coffee

by Robert A. Olszak There is one profound truth that cannot be denied – leadership is about people. Without people there is no need for leaders. Without leaders there is no need for followers. I don’t care what type of business you are in; all leadership is about people. If we can agree on this…
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7 Habits of People with Remarkable Mental Toughness

by Jeff Haden Mental Toughness: “The ability to work hard and respond resiliently to failure and adversity; the inner quality that enables individuals to work hard and stick to their long-term passions and goals.” Successful people are great at delaying gratification. Successful people are great at withstanding temptation. Successful people are great at overcoming fear…
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The Mayonnaise Jar

Author Unknown When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar… and the coffee… A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him.  When the class began, wordlessly, he picked up a very large…
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More Leadership Quotes

“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at changes.” – Dr. Fry “Never tell the people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.” – General Patton “Dig the well before you are thirsty.” – Chinese proverb “To be successful…
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Lesson in Lateral Thinking

The Tale Of Two Pebbles by Edward de Bono Many years ago in a small Indian village, a farmer had the misfortune of owing a large sum of money to a village moneylender. The moneylender, who was old and ugly, fancied the farmer’s beautiful daughter. So he proposed a bargain. He said he would forgo…
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