Avoid your comfort zone

Jul 17, 13 Avoid your comfort zone

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A wise man once said: “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” And who am I to argue with a wise man? But any wise man I’ve ever met would be first to admit that his advice is not applicable in all situations. And then he would most likely defer to a...

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Smile Eric…You’re one!

Jun 25, 13 Smile Eric…You’re one!

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When I was a kid just a little bit older than you, one of the most popular athletes around was Magic Johnson. It was the 80s, the Celtics-Lakers rivalry was in full effect and the Larry Bird, Michael Jordan and Magic had been anointed the saviors of the NBA. Everyone loved...

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To the person(s) responsible for the Boston Marathon bombings…

Apr 17, 13 To the person(s) responsible for the Boston Marathon bombings…

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It must have been satisfying just for a second, in a morbid way only you can understand, to see those bombs go off near the finish line Monday and to watch innocent people fall to the ground with injuries, three of whom would eventually lose their lives. But for someone whose...

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HAPPO Series: How to leave a job the right way

Feb 03, 13 HAPPO Series: How to leave a job the right way

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There are a few big lessons in the workplace that for some reason, we never seem to talk about. One is strategic planning. We just expect people to learn strategy. But we don’t formally teach it. Two is selling and people skills. Again, we just cross our fingers and hope...

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Education may be best weapon against school shootings

Dec 16, 12 Education may be best weapon against school shootings

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  I don’t know any other way to start a post about what happened at Sandy Hook Elementary School this past week than to say “I’m sorry” and that so many peoples’ thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. I know that’s...

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Jovan Belcher does not deserve your sympathy

Dec 04, 12 Jovan Belcher does not deserve your sympathy

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  Scott Pioli deserves to be fired for his team’s performance on the field this season. But on Saturday, there was no one more qualified to be the Chiefs GM off the field. Romeo Crennel’s first season as Chiefs head coach has been nothing short of a disaster....

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