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Monthly Archives: May 2013

There’s Gotta Be a Little Rain Sometime

Life is difficult is the first sentence of “The Road Less Traveled,” by Scott Peck; 1936–2005. In the first section of “The Road Less Traveled,” which spent an incredible ten years on the New York Times non-fiction best seller list, Peck lays out the 4 tools of (self) discipline that are necessary to personal growth. […]

Living with the Power of Self Knowledge: Humans are not rational decision making machines, duh!

One of the worst “gifts” of traditional economics to our culture was the idea the rational man—a cool, calm, calculating machine whose  analytical thought process drives markets to price goods, services, and stocks to perfection. As the emerging field of behavioral economics has shown, no such rational man exists, individually or collectively. We are so […]

The Incessant Maintenance of the Highest Standards, Relentless Insistence on Effort and Attention to Details”

On May 4th, 2013, the Chicago Bulls won Game 7 over the Brooklyn Nets in the 1st round of the NBA playoffs. With 3 starters out to injury and former UF Gator great Joakim Noah playing with ankle issues, the Nets had both home court advantage and a clear cut advantage in talent. Thibodeau, the […]

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