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This Is What Happens When We Have Influence


“We never know which lives we influence, or when, or why.” ― Stephen King My past mistakes have been plentiful. Some even catastrophic. I must have gotten a bulk price on mistakes. I’m not exaggerating. There was a time in my life when I pretty much … Continue reading

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


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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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10 Deadly Mistakes Cost Me Everything — The 4th Mistake — Majoring in Minor Things


The allure of the minor things in life can be difficult to resist. The trivial, the mundane, the distractions, the shiny object, the squirrel flitting from branch to branch. They are almost like a drug, reaching out to you, interrupting, … Continue reading

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10 Deadly Mistakes Cost Me Everything — The 3rd Mistake — Lacking Integrity


There are many things you can lack and still be successful. You can fall short in many areas of your character, skills, talents, and experience and still steer clear of danger. Integrity isn’t one of the things. This is what INTEGRITY means … Continue reading

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10 Deadly Mistakes Cost Me Everything — The 2nd Mistake — Negative Influences


There is no lack of advice in this world. If you want or need advice, you can always find someone willing to give it. Even when you don’t want it, someone will be very willing and eager to jump in … Continue reading

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Why You Need To Tell Me When It’s Time To Call It Quits


My Dad was a winner. In every sense of the word. He wasn’t famous. Or rich. Didn’t have any degrees. Never even went to High School. He was an immigrant who came to this country with a strong work ethic, … Continue reading

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