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But I Ordered Bacon

I heard a story once about a unique interview practice of a high-level executive. When hiring someone new, the executive would take the interviewee out for breakfast as part of the interview. At the breakfast, he would ask the waiter to purposely mess up the interviewee’s breakfast order. Then he …

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Fortitude and Engaging Our Obstacles

We all experience difficulties and obstacles in our lives. Sometimes they are little, but sometimes they are big. For example, a few years ago, my good friend Jamie Aten was diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer. I walked with him through a very difficult and scary time in his life. He didn’t …

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The Passion Perception Equation

The other day, I was relaxing and watching the Kona Ironman triathlon on television. I love watching this event, because it is so inspiring. The event itself is incredibly daunting. Participants have to complete a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride, and a 26.2-mile run, without a break. I have …

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