I Know the Secret to Happiness

It may not be the secret to great joy but it is certainly the secret to avoiding unhappiness and it is simply this: The absence of self-ruminative thoughts. I’d like to claim the idea was

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It may not be the secret to great joy but it is certainly the secret to avoiding unhappiness and it is simply this: The absence of self-ruminative thoughts. I’d like to claim the idea was

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You May Not Know This About Old Age

When I was in my twenties, nearing the end of my competitive years, Dr. James Wooley dropped by the club to visit. If you aren’t into judo, you probably don’t recognize his name as a

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When I was in my twenties, nearing the end of my competitive years, Dr. James Wooley dropped by the club to visit. If you aren’t into judo, you probably don’t recognize his name as a

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You may not know this: Cities

Gather around the fire, young and old. By my observations in social media, TV and just eavesdropping on some of you youngsters, hipsters and – I don’t know what the hell to call you people

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Gather around the fire, young and old. By my observations in social media, TV and just eavesdropping on some of you youngsters, hipsters and – I don’t know what the hell to call you people

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We Can’t All Be Mothers but We Can All Be Mentors

Since I already called my mom on Mother’s Day, I thought that I’d talk about another woman who was important in my life, a mentor, who I probably haven’t talked to in 20 years. (I know, I’m

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Since I already called my mom on Mother’s Day, I thought that I’d talk about another woman who was important in my life, a mentor, who I probably haven’t talked to in 20 years. (I know, I’m

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Winners Know When to Quit

Twice in the last week, I’ve had people say to me, expecting agreement, Winners never quit. You know that, right? You’ve won a world championships, founded several companies, earned a Ph.D. You never would have

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Twice in the last week, I’ve had people say to me, expecting agreement, Winners never quit. You know that, right? You’ve won a world championships, founded several companies, earned a Ph.D. You never would have

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My Biggest Mistake

I try not to be a hypocrite, so after a long talk this week with someone about the importance of admitting mistakes and not continuing to go down the wrong path, I sat down and

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I try not to be a hypocrite, so after a long talk this week with someone about the importance of admitting mistakes and not continuing to go down the wrong path, I sat down and

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I Was Wrong

Thirty years ago, I was a wet-behind-the-ears young industrial engineer working at General Dynamics. The production line had been shut down a couple of times in the past few months and I was sent to

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Thirty years ago, I was a wet-behind-the-ears young industrial engineer working at General Dynamics. The production line had been shut down a couple of times in the past few months and I was sent to

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Lessons from Life: 2> This, too, shall pass

Funny how a random sight can jog a memory, like today when I was walking around the neighborhood, taking a break from the marathon push to get our newest game out the door. It was

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Funny how a random sight can jog a memory, like today when I was walking around the neighborhood, taking a break from the marathon push to get our newest game out the door. It was

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Lessons from Life: 1> Your children don’t think you’re human

Your mileage may vary, your life may vary, but there are a few lessons worth learning .  As a public service, I have decided to share with you things I thought I knew but was

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Your mileage may vary, your life may vary, but there are a few lessons worth learning .  As a public service, I have decided to share with you things I thought I knew but was

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