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Thought for the Day: While innovative thinking is a much discussed, rare, valuable and sought after skill these days, sometimes thinking INSIDE the box can be the hardest thing to do. My advice would be that before you go spending valuable time, energy, money and resources dreaming up some BIG idea and glorifying the need for “new, creative, crazy …

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The key to getting what you want in life is a lot like going to the counter at Starbucks. If you walk up and ask for a double, lowfat, pumpkin spice latte, you’ll get one. Ask for a triple, grande, frappalapamochachino, you’ll get one. If you just stand there looking at the cake pops with …

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I hold in my hand a Military Challenge Coin that belonged to my father. It was given to him by the man who is featured on the coin, Sgt. Chuck Taliano, who was a drill instructor made famous by the “We don’t promise you a rose garden.” Marine Corps recruiting posters printed during the 1970s …

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Let’s take a minute to think about plans. What exactly are they and why are they important? The wiki says that: “A plan is typically any diagram or list of steps with timing and resources, used to achieve an objective. A method to reaching your goals.” When building a house, you have to have a …

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As I sit here on the train with my laptop open, contemplating writing a blog post about my new year’s resolutions and what those would actually be, I slowly became aware of this older woman in the opposite seat staring at me, with a very intense, curious, thoughtful kind of look on her face. Now, …

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When was the last time you made a decision? No, i’m not talking about basic, every day crap like to get out of bed, to mow the lawn, to go get a coffee or to get off the toilet or whatever… I mean a real decision? Maybe even a “life changing” decision? The dictionary defines …

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