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Apr 06

What I Believe: The Response

When you’re chided for your naiveté, and you will be, remind your critics that an amateur built the ark, experts built the Titanic. Peyton Manning “What I Believe” provoked 214 responses, including 19 from readers » More

Mar 30

What I Believe: The Process

Like an old gold-panning prospector, you must resign yourself to digging up a lot of sand from which you will later patiently wash out a few minute particles of gold ore. Dorothy Bryant It’s a » More

Mar 23

I’ll Short You Fifty Cleveland States!

If someone isn’t laughing at your dreams, maybe they aren’t big enough. Robin Sharma In response to last week’s post, a former colleague from Montgomery Securities shared the following story related to the 1986 NCAA » More

Mar 16

March Madness, Old School Style

Money won is twice as sweet as money earned. Eddie Felson (Paul Newman), The Color of Money (1986) The calendar says it’s time to dial up some March Madness, college basketball’s annual Darwinian dance. It’s » More

Mar 09

They Call Me Mr. Cabana Boy

The goal in marriage is not to think alike, but to think together. Robert C. Dodds “The following story is fictional and does not depict any actual person or event.”  Wait, that’s not even close. » More

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