Category Archives: Integrity

Here Are 5 Surefire Ways to Find Valuable Advice


“Be a selective listener. Listen to the voices of value that have experience, ideas, reputation; something valuable to share” ~ Jim Rohn I’ve come to use Jim Rohn’s great expression, “Voices of Value” a lot over the last 10 years after … Continue reading

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Why It’s Important for Injured Lions to Continue Roaring


What would we choose to talk about if we knew it was going to be the last thing we would be able to say? As in FOREVER… You can’t squeeze 20 years of living into 6 months. Can you? If we could stand in … Continue reading

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An Important Question That Will Cause You Whiplash


Insightful questions are the ones that bring you to a screeching, whiplashing halt until you figure out the answer… A writing acquaintance asked me a question the other day. “What specific events happened in your life to make you truly appreciate … Continue reading

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Perhaps My Story Will Inspire and Keep Other Leaders From Suffering My Fate


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This Is Why Your Personal Ethos Needs to Be Responsibility Based


“People have forgotten this truth,” the fox said. “But you mustn’t forget it. You become responsible forever for what you’ve tamed. You’re responsible for your rose.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry I believe we live in a world of the irresponsible … Continue reading

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Why You MUST Figure Out Where Your Rocks Are Going To Land


“We often throw rocks not realizing that they’re going to land somewhere.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough I’ve thrown rocks as a kid. Some rocks I threw skipped across the lake, causing seemingly endless ripples on the water’s surface. A rock thrown one lazy … Continue reading

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How To Verify What’s Real In A World Of Fake News And Other Sh*t


Ronald Reagan became enamored with a Russian proverb: Doveryai, no proveryai. This literally means, Trust but Verify. He used it so much during his dealings with the Russians that Mikhail Gorbachev became annoyed by it. I think the phrase in … Continue reading

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