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Monthly Archives: August 2008

Truths Are Caught, Not Taught

I believe that the task of a leader, as a parent at home or as a supervisor at work, is to find ways to bring out the best in people. This includes bringing out the best in yourself, because how can you lead others if you cannot lead yourself? How can you give what you […]

…a time to fold ’em

Winners DO quit. They just quit rarely, selectively, intelligently, and for the right reasons. There is even scientific terminology to cover the topic: “Practicing Selective Goal Disengagement.” The concept that quitters are losers is deeply embedded in the American psyche. Quitting is seen as failure, almost a betrayal of self or team. Perhaps it springs […]

There is a reason to do every deal…

There is a reason to do every deal. And there is a reason NOT to do every deal. I do real estate deals. No deals? No growth. No progress. Do bad deals, bad things happen. Do good deals, good things happen. But how to tell the difference? At either end of the extreme, it is […]

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