When the coach isn’t looking

In my son's junior year of high school, I made him do one year of boxing. Yes, I used to train heavily. But some folks can train their kids. Some can't. For me, I'd rather have someone else do it. Besides, he won't pick up my bad form. I relied…

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I love well-written lyrics

Very few things I can appreciate more than a quality song. A song generally consists of several elements - the music of which I find the melody most important, and the lyrics. Executing both well requires a tremendous amount of talent. When I assess myself, I find myself better at…

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I only play offense

California in the 80s was paradise on earth. California Dreaming. California Girls. Paradise City. Famous bands wrote songs about how beautiful California was. Testosterone driven bands wrote songs about the babes. And yes. There were babes. Everywhere. I spent most of the 80s in California. My high school had hot…

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Finding faults in everyone else but herself

There are two types of people in the world. Of course, it's not exactly an all or nothing thing. It's more we lean in one direction or another. You'll find the self-improvement people. And the opposite? Not necessarily people who stagnate or get worse every year. They're more the people…

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Adopt or perish

You'll find that there are times in life where the idea is great. But the timing is just wrong. You might have built a company too early. Great idea, but the world simply isn't ready for it. Your company perishes without anyone remembering it. Well, ten years later, some jerk…

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