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HOW WILL YOU DO 2020?

  • 2020-01-14

Picture what the world was like in early 1920. Europe was still recovering from the ravages of the nightmarish “war to end all wars” and people were anxious to turn the page and start dreaming again. The automobile was all the rage. The world’s first commercially licensed radio station opened fo...

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CAN YOU CRAFT YOUR OWN GHOST STORY?

  • 2019-12-10

Born in 1812, Charlie attended school in Portsmouth and saw his world turn upside down at the age of 12 when his Navy clerk father was thrown into debtors’ prison. With no other options, Charlie was sent off to work in a grimy, smoky factory where he and his fellow child laborers experienced treatm...

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How Does Nike 'Do It''

  • 2019-11-26

Bill was once kicked out of Medford High for brawling. Described by some as an irascible hot-headed S-O-B, Bill was scared straight by a school superintendent who warned him he would wind up dead on a saloon floor and embarrass his mother if he didn’t turn his life around.

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The Dark Side of Innovation

  • 2019-11-12

Let’s imagine for a moment you are caught in the crosshairs of a game-changing idea. One of those original brain bursts that fires through your synaptic circuitry maybe once or twice a decade.

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Is There Still Time to Catch Up?

  • 2019-10-29

The phrase “early adopter” was first coined in 1962 by American sociologist Everett Rogers who wanted to know why people react the way they do to new ideas and innovations.

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Are You Mindful of The Fickle Factor?

  • 2019-10-15

Everyone loves a good rags-to-riches story, but have you ever noticed how many people also devour stories of how the mighty have fallen?

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The Hidden Power of Generosity

  • 2019-10-01

Have you ever experienced “lagniappe”? And how did it make you feel? First-time visitors to Louisiana will experience the magic of lagniappe whenever a vendor throws in “a little extra something special”, like that 13th donut that makes a baker’s dozen.

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Henry's Breakaway Vision

  • 2019-09-17

If somebody walked up to you today and told you they were going to change every aspect of your business, industry and career, you would likely think they were a little bit south of crazy.

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The Four-Generational Foursome

  • 2019-09-03

Can you name something that is both deceptively simple and endlessly complicated? A journey with a finite beginning and end that reveals how you deal with failure also determines how you achieve success? A pursuit marked by an endless series of tragedies and misfortune, but also highlighted...

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The Connection Between Reflection & Relevance

  • 2019-08-20

It’s a disturbing trend.   One that doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon. From what I can tell, the vast majority of companies and organizations are worshipping blindly at a church called the Sacred Heart of Execution & Measurement; often at the expense of vision and common sense.

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