Posts Tagged ‘man’

Promised Land

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

When I was nine, the Texas Longhorns won the national championship running the new Wishbone offense. I listened to all their games on the radio – every gridiron clash wasn’t on TV in 1969 – and came to revere the quarterback… James Street. He was my boyhood hero. About 25 years ago, I met him […]

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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 – #6

Sunday, December 26th, 2010

This is the sixth most important lesson I learned during 2010: Few Words – In his bestselling book, “Drive,” Daniel Pink tells the story of how in 1962, Claire Booth Luce told President Kennedy, “A great man is one sentence.” Lincoln preserved the union and freed the slaves. FDR lifted us out of a depression […]

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