Don’t Lose Your Poise. Whatever happens on the ball field today, don’t lose your poise. — Frank Broyles. Fifty years ago I played football for Arkansas. Despite many wonderful moments, fame and glory came with a price. No, not what you think — the injuries, but during those “glory days” we each carried a target on…

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I admit to taking things for granted. The lesson I learned this last weekend was good for me. Hurricane Michael came through Charlotte not doing the damage that was done to the Florida Panhandle, but my neighbor lost his house and we were without power for a few days. My loss of power is insignificant…

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The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. — Eleanor Roosevelt I think in over two thousand posts this may be the first time I’ve ever quoted Eleanor. Doesn’t speak well of me, does it? Oh well, I was drawn to this quote because I write and talk about dreams, goals,…

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A friend for over fifty years sent me a book to read and during this brief period where I put down my quill to become a book shipper I picked it up last night. This is how it begins and I don’t think I need to say a word more to get you thinking: Age…

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When you put winning above people you open your organization to a corrosiveness that can spread like cancer. — Valorie Kondos Field, author of Life Is Short, Don’t Wait To Dance.  Winning is not limited to sports, and whenever we put winning above people, Valorie Kondos Field is right — you open yourself and your organization to a…

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