Posts Tagged ‘war’

Lone Stars

Friday, October 19th, 2012

On occasion during speaking engagements I’ll pull out a joke I made up about the overblown self-worth those of us born and raised in Texas have about our heritage: “We study Texas history in 7th grade. What year do you learn about the Lone Star State here in Massachusetts?” It always generates a laugh and […]

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Lessons Learned #2

Friday, December 30th, 2011

The second best thing I learned this year (and a funny one, too): Brain Teaser – There’s a current Broadway musical set during World War I about a horse that serves in the military. Sound familiar? That’s because Steven Spielberg is releasing the movie version on Christmas Day. I’m amazed how an idea suddenly appears […]

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Lessons Learned – #3

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Lesson #3 of my top 10 insights this year: Good Book – On January 1, I committed to read 20 minutes each morning, and my first selection was a mystery filled with deception, war, betrayal and lust. Over the next 242 days, I missed just four, and finished the book on August 31. Reading 1,598 […]

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