Category Archives: Leadership

Sacrificial Bam

Bam Adebayo played close to the basket the one year he spent with the University of Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team. He did not attempt a single shot from 3-point range. However, in his workouts leading up to tonight’s NBA … Continue reading

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Seat of Humility

Mike Brown was hired as an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors after last season’s NBA playoffs. When head coach Steve Kerr became unable to perform his duties as he battled extreme back pain, Brown took over the head … Continue reading

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Not the Real Thing

As I was driving along the other day, something unusual caught my eye. It was a propane tank beside a house. No, there isn’t anything unusual about a propane tank near someone’s house. It was the fact that this particular … Continue reading

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Going Straight

As soon as my wife and I turned into our lane late last night we saw a skunk making its way up the driveway. We slowly followed it, our headlights illuminating the way for the little fellow. We didn’t get … Continue reading

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Good Parenting

I had to stop for some puppies on the highway a couple of days ago. The three pups were right in the middle of the road, completely oblivious to the dangerous threat of the traffic. One reason that they were … Continue reading

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Lights

As I was driving today, the driver of an on-coming car flashed his lights at me. I thought that he might be warning me about a policeman looking for speeders. Or perhaps he was letting me know that there was … Continue reading

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That’s Commitment!

Actors and actresses will sometimes go to extreme measures to prepare for an upcoming role. Some have either gained or lost a tremendous amount of weight, putting their health at risk in the process. Others have learned a new language, … Continue reading

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Seeds of Success

Shortly after we moved into our new home a little over a year ago, I sowed grass seed, hoping that I would soon have a lawn that looked like a lush, well-manicured golf course. It didn’t happen. So I reseeded … Continue reading

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While We are Waiting

During his 1960 presidential campaign, John F. Kennedy often closed his speeches with the story of Colonel Davenport, the Speaker of the Connecticut House of Representatives. One day in 1789, the sky of Hartford darkened ominously, and some of the … Continue reading

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Lifeguard On Duty

In September of 1985, a party was held at a New Orleans municipal pool. The purpose of the party was to celebrate the first summer in memory without a single drowning at any New Orleans city pool. In honor of … Continue reading

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