Lessons Learned – #1

January 2nd, 2018

Finally, the #1 lesson I learned last year: Wishful Thinking – A friend told me about a conversation with someone who reached the top in Nashville: “When you’re a kid, you just want to get a guitar and learn to play. Then you start a band… get some gigs… and if you’re lucky, cut…

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Lessons Learned – #2

January 1st, 2018

As we welcome a New  Year, here is the second best lesson I learned during the past 12 months: My Bad – A buddy and I exchange texts all the time about whatever sporting event we’re watching or headlines in the news. I sent a link to a video of Dale Hansen’s ‘Unplugged’ about…

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Lessons Learned – #3

December 31st, 2017

Here’s the third most important lesson I learned this year: Wise Thought – The best quote I saw for the first time is attributed to someone who died in 1963 – Eric Johnston, former head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce: “The dinosaur’s eloquent lesson is that if some bigness is good, an overabundance…

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Lessons Learned – #4

December 30th, 2017

What’s the fourth most important lesson I learned during 2017? Unbreakable Code – There were lots of problems this year with breaching of personal data – and as one who twice was the victim of identity theft, I assure you it takes a lot of time to recover. So, I decided to change all…

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Lessons Learned – #5

December 29th, 2017

Now the fifth most important lesson I learned this year: Story Teller – One of the real characters in college football past was the coach of Texas Tech… Spike Dykes, who died in April at 79. That reminded me of a story he told at a Southwest Conference kickoff luncheon: “My daughter called me…

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