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What Does a Cooking Show Contestant Know About Leadership?

Okay, I admit it. I watch more shows on Food Network than all other channels combined (except maybe for History Channel’s Pawn Stars, purely for its historical value). I’m a foodie. It’s my attempt to watch something of more redeeming … Continue reading

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Do We Live Like We’re Worth It?

I visited an old church graveyard this morning. It was dawn; no one else was there. Countless gravestones – some weary and weathered – were festooned with flags. While most who gave their lives in combat rest in formation in … Continue reading

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Funny, isn’t it?

When we listen more than talk, people say we are great conversationalists. When we ask questions rather than offer answers, they say we have good ideas. When you ask the question that feels hard to ask, they are relieved you … Continue reading

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The “simple” job of the CEO – setting the pace and context for decisions

I play bass guitar. I have since my junior year in high school when a buddy of mine came up with the improbable notion of forming a soul/funk garage band to play at local high school dances. Playing bass seemed … Continue reading

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