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  • What do You Want in 2020 ?

    What do You Want in 2020 ?

    “Learn how to die.  Then you’ll learn how to live.” My wife gave me a book called “Tuesdays with Morrie.”  It’s the wonderful and sad true story of Morrie Schwartz, a sociology professor who was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (“ALS”), also known as “Lou Gehrig’s disease.”  It’s a brutal, and terminal, illness of the…

  • The Desert Island Question

    The Desert Island Question

    I’m a big believer in the idea that you can learn a great deal about a person by learning the things that person holds most dear. So, a question I like to ask people as I get to know them is, “if you were stranded on a desert island and could only have one record,…

  • What You Can Control

    What You Can Control

    For many years, I coached youth competitive soccer (football for Europeans, or pretty much anyone in the world outside of the United States). I am a big believer that team sports can teach us many important life lessons, such as hard work, perseverance, and the ability to work with other people to reach your goals…

  • It’s the Why, Not the How

    It’s the Why, Not the How

    I am a firm believer that in our self-improvement efforts, it’s not possible to move AWAY from something, rather you have to move TOWARDS something else. In my case, I have seen glimpses of my better self. At times, I’ve even caught flashes of my BEST self. That person, the ideal version of me, has…

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