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Would You Shave Your Head For A Friend?

If I am to define a higher purpose of this LIFE, I can sum it up in three words. God, Relationships, Country. When the opportunity arises to impact LIFE in some extraordinary...

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Society

UNLEASH Yourself From The “Socially Acceptable Disease”

Political correctness. It’s everywhere. Being PC is the name of the game for the bureaucrats, the policy makers, the committee members, the news anchors and the...

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Career

Advance Your Career Through Disagreement

People who are willing to risk conflict and disagreement in the moment for the long term gain of the organization are in short supply. Most of us generally do not like conflict,...

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Relationships

Put Up or Shut Up!

There is a saying I used to use on the ball field and in the corporate boardroom… Put up or Shut up! Deliver the goods. Keep your word. Do what you say you’re going to do. For...

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Advance Your Career Through Disagreement

Advance Your Career Through Disagreement

People who are willing to risk conflict and disagreement in the moment for the long term gain of the organization are in short supply. Most of us generally do not like conflict, but in order to stand above the sea of average you will need to be comfortable discussing ideas with opposite-minded professionals and be wiling to discuss, dispute and dissolve old...

UNLEASH Yourself From The “Socially Acceptable Disease”

UNLEASH Yourself From The “Socially Acceptable Disease”

Political correctness. It’s everywhere. Being PC is the name of the game for the bureaucrats, the policy makers, the committee members, the news anchors and the “proper” men and women sitting on their “proper” boards nationwide. We’ve allowed fear of criticism from extremists and overly sensitive “social police” to...

Would You Shave Your Head For A Friend?

Would You Shave Your Head For A Friend?

If I am to define a higher purpose of this LIFE, I can sum it up in three words. God, Relationships, Country. When the opportunity arises to impact LIFE in some extraordinary way… take it! That’s exactly what the friends of Gerdi McKenna did. Gerdi’s friends got together and decided to shave their heads in solidarity with their ailing friend....

Put Up or Shut Up!

Put Up or Shut Up!

There is a saying I used to use on the ball field and in the corporate boardroom… Put up or Shut up! Deliver the goods. Keep your word. Do what you say you’re going to do. For many, integrity is a lost art. Just imagine if every individual you met through the course of a day could be counted on or relied upon. If you knew who would keep their word and who...

Bill Gates Wants You To Feel Better On The Future Of Mankind.

Bill Gates Wants You To Feel Better On The Future Of Mankind.

For the past five years, Bill and Melinda Gates have published an annual letter. This year, they’ve taken a different approach, rather than list their foundation’s wins, losses and priorities, the letter takes the form of a manifesto. The letter focuses on three myths that impede progress: Poor countries are doomed to stay poor That foreign aid is a waste...

The Successful “Art of Compromise”

The Successful “Art of Compromise”

There’s been a great deal of discussion on the lack of compromise within our political circles. By the same token when leaders do compromise they’re often seen as being wishy-washy, or as having no backbone. The same can be said about business leaders. A business leader without the necessary conviction and without a persistent attitude, is almost...

What does “American Exceptionalism” mean to you?

What does “American Exceptionalism” mean to you?

To truly understand the meaning of “American Exceptionalism” you must go back in time to the early roots of America. American exceptionalism does not simply mean that America is different from other countries. It doesn’t mean that Americans are better or more privileged than other people – although some would argue this. It means that...

Nye/Ham Debate Spurs Response From A 10 Year Old

Nye/Ham Debate Spurs Response From A 10 Year Old

Can you remember back to when you were just 10 years old? What was your understanding of the world and did you share it with others or keep it to yourself at that age? When you think about politics, religion or just about any belief structure, most of us would agree that we are a product of our upbringing. Studies continue to show that we are all shaped and...

In The Beginning Science Created?!?

In The Beginning Science Created?!?

The debate on whether creationism is science is not a new one. Human beings have been asking questions for thousands of years. Why does the world exist? How old is the earth? What is the purpose of our life? Expectations were high coming into the evening that finally… we would have some real answers as to the origin of our early beginnings! Millions of people...

Society Pays The Price For Government Waste

Society Pays The Price For Government Waste

Why would the National Institute Of Health give $1.5 million to Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts to study why “three-quarters” of lesbians in the United States are overweight and why most gay males are not? Why did the U.S. government spend $2.6 million dollars to train Chinese prostitutes to drink responsibly? Why did the U.S....

7 Steps Forward

7 Steps Forward

Doing what you need to do to make a living is necessary, doing what you want to do to accomplish your dreams is visionary. These next 7 Steps will guide you toward that vision… Step 1: Introspection: Knowing you can always do better is the first sign of a brink thinker. You should never settle quickly, it’s important to always want more. The key is to...

The Sticky Factor

The Sticky Factor

Consider the people you meet on a daily basis. You never truly know if the next person will be a life-long friendship or just someone passing through life. Think about all of the people you have interacted with and formed bonds with throughout your lifetime. Then ask yourself the question… Why is it that some relationships stick and others...

It’s A Great Day If….

It’s A Great Day If….

“How are you doing Larry?” Five simple words make up the typical greeting when you meet up with an old friend. It’s one of those rhetorical questions which generally doesn’t require a detailed response nor is one expected. Let’s be honest – a factually explicit answer would be more than most people can handle. Most of us...

Advance Your Professional Life In 2014

Advance Your Professional Life  In 2014

How is it that some people seem to weather the storms in life better than others? How do some stay optimistic and productive after a setback? Whatever your reference point, know that it is within your power to not only neutralize negative consequences, but craft the outcome to your advantage. The question I pose to you today, is “How can you turn adversity in...

Battling The War On Christianity!

Battling The War On Christianity!

The “War on Christmas” and the bigger “War on Christianity” is simply another opportunity for the minority to get LOUD. What is the answer then? The answer is for Christians to get LOUDer! It is not a level playing field, and it never has been! Whoever said life was fair anyways? If they did, they were lying! If you are past 40 then you...