Posts Tagged ‘friend’

Lessons Learned – #4

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

My fourth most valuable lesson in 2011: Better Ending – A friend’s daughter graduated in May after playing four years of collegiate softball. Each season she suffered a major injury yet kept battling back. Credit Suisse hired her when the person conducting the interview happened to have been a softball player whose career was injury-shortened. […]

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Foreword Thinking

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Growing up I played a lot of golf with three lifelong friends. In 1980, the hottest summer on record before this one, we’d tee off at first daylight – 6 a.m. – to beat the heat. Those were great times and I have lasting memories of our outings on the links. Sadly, in October 1982, […]

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Cowboy Up

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Today marks the end of the annual three-week Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Anyone living outside of the Bayou City might think that’s just a small gathering of rowdy Texans whoopin’ and hollerin’ about steer wrestling and saddle bronc riding. While there is that, this year more than two million people visited the exhibits and […]

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Lessons Learned – #7

Saturday, December 25th, 2010

What’s the seventh most important lesson I learned during 2010? Passages – This year I lost two uncles, an aunt and two cousins. As my friend said, “It’s the stage we are at in life.” I hadn’t spent much time with them in decades, so I decided the best way to pay tribute would be […]

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‘City of Dreams’

Saturday, May 15th, 2010

William Martin just released his latest novel – City of Dreams – featuring recurring characters Peter Fallon and Evangeline Carrington searching for a box of priceless Revolutionary War bonds. After reading the comments below about how he’s utilizing social media to promote the book, return to my e-newsletter and use “Send This To A Friend” […]

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