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“10% Happier” by Dan Harris: Part Three

When you lurch from one thing to the next, constantly scheming, or reacting to incoming fire, the mind gets exhausted. You get sloppy and make bad decisions. I could see how the counterintuitive act of stopping, even for a few … Continue reading

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“Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t” by Simon Sinek: Part One

For an organization to be successful its leaders need to understand the true purpose of their organization—the Why. Professional competence is not enough to be a good leader; good leaders must truly care about those entrusted to their care. “If … Continue reading

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Possessions

There are some things really worth having in life… A sense of humor. A sense of adventure. An open mind. A loving heart. 

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Sisyphus

I feel like this is my life these days… In Greek mythology Sisyphus was the king of Ephyra. He was punished for his self-aggrandizing craftiness and deceitfulness by being compelled to roll an immense boulder up a hill, only to … Continue reading

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Encouragement When I was Down. “Into the Wild” by Jon Krakauer

My wife sent me this excerpt from Jon Krakauer’s “Into the Wild”. I’ve added “Into the Wild” to my reading list so expect to see those notes in the future. This citation came to me at a time when I … Continue reading

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Rules of a Gentleman

These rules are not of my own creating but they are worth remembering. Check out the Rules of a Gentleman Tumblr page. Now that I’m a father I think of the lessons that I want to teach my own son. … Continue reading

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