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  The struggle is part of the journey.  I’ve always been a fan of the John Adams quote, “People and nations are forged in the fires of adversity.”  Collectively and individually, we…
As I’ve gotten older, I’ve grown to appreciate more benefits of time off. Sure, when I was younger, I liked going on vacation, but it was really just a chance to blow…
Sometimes there are no easy answers. In life we’re all looking for the silver bullet. The one thing that will make everything else easier or solvable. However, life is more complicated than…
Neither business nor life is just an intellectual exercise. All human beings have emotions that drive our actions. When we feel strong emotions, it tends to straight trigger strong reactions.  Negative emotions…
As you raise your glass this weekend, please take a moment to reflect on what Monday truly means. There are currently several hundred thousand hundred troops stationed directly in harms way…

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Chapter 1: Thought and Character “A man is literally what he thinks, his character being the complete sum of all his thoughts.” “Man is made or unmade by himself. In the armory…
  Introduction: “Why should anyone really want to be a leader?… First, a leader can create the type of change or results that will improve the lives of others. Second, a leader…
Chapter 1 – Positive Intelligence and PQ Your mind is your best friend, but it is also your worst enemy. Positive Intelligence measures the relative strength of these two modes of your…
PART ONE Chapter 1 – Setting Up the Equation Happiness is the absence of unhappiness Happiness your default state Success is not an essential prerequisite to happiness While success doesn’t lead to…
  “We must fight the tendency to sleepwalk through our lives, and awaken. This is the fundamental aspect of the Hero’s Journey.”   Insight #1: There are no mistakes, only lessons. There…

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