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Leadership Lessons from Lone Survivor and SEAL Team 10


I am deeply humbled and grateful for Petty Officer 1st Class Marcus Luttrell and Navy SEAL team 10. I was riveted to the movie, Lone Survivor. I had read Marcus Luttrell’s book five years ago and was waiting for the … Continue reading

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Two Keys for a Successful Year


“The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own.” (Dr. Albert Ellis) This statement illustrates an important principle for success this year: Make Things Happen Having a successful year, living well and … Continue reading

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The legend of Iztaccihuatl and Popocatepetl


Yesterday my wife, Terry and I took a group of friends to climb Izta.  It was a beautiful sunny day.  We climbed in snow almost the entire 10 hour hike to 16,033 feet, just below “the knees”.  It was a … Continue reading

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Workflow for “Stuff”


One of the lifestyle energy drainers is clutter.  Here is my adaption of David Allen’s idea from his book, Getting Things Done:  The Art of  Stress Free Productivity.  I have used this concept to get my email to zero most … Continue reading

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Decision #3 Cultivate Serenity (Solitude)


Solitude is not what we might rank a high priority for us in 2012.  Most likely, it is not gonna be the word we choose as our focus word for the year.  But stop to consider what Chuck Swindoll has … Continue reading

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