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People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care.  Dale Carnegie talks about this principle in his book “How to Win Friends and Influence People” – especially pointing out the basic human need to feel important. I’ve written about that in previous blogs, but I wanted to take that a … More Start Here


If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts. ~ Albert Einstein I love that quote!  Change is that scary word that most people shy away from.  I don’t want to change.  Why should I change?  Why doesn’t everyone else change to accommodate me?  If I change, then I will be out of my … More Change

It’s Not Hard

Mark Twain once said:  “I can live for two months on one good compliment”  In a previous blog, I wrote about how I felt that a large part of the problems with the world today is that we have forgotten how to get along with each other. We’ve forgotten the art of forgiveness, acceptance, tolerance, … More It’s Not Hard

I have failed

I find myself asking, “what kind of world do we live in?” Over and over and over again. It’s getting to the point that I can’t even watch the news anymore because it’s just so dark and depressing. Killing sprees, massacres, bullying, suicides…there’s just so much hate everywhere. I’m often ashamed and embarrassed of the … More I have failed

Become Truly Effective

What does it take to gain the focus required to become a truly effective leader? The keys are priorities and concentration. A leader who knows his priorities but lacks concentration knows what to do, but never gets it done. A leader with concentration but no priorities has excellence without progress. But when leaders harness both, they gain … More Become Truly Effective