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Thomas Keller

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The Simplest Detail

Anyone who thinks that success is complicated should look at the Grey Cup final — the championship of the Canadian Football League. Montreal won because Saskatchewan received a penalty for having 13 men on the field. Damon Duval missed a field goal that would have won the game, but got a second chance because of […]

Excellence from the Mundane

Remember the other day, when chef Thomas Keller was saying that the steps in cooking are not particularly difficult? Well, today we have legendary soccer coach Anson Dorrance saying the same thing in a different way. Dorrance, whose team plays in the NCAA quarterfinals today in pursuit of the program’s 21st national championship, discusses excellence […]

Making Greatness Manageable

When you eat your Thanksgiving feast later this week, think of the words of chef Thomas Keller: “One of the great things about cooking is that no single task is particularly difficult.” Keller’s words, which appeared a profile in Esquire Magazine, carry deep meaning for anyone who wants to become great. If Keller can create […]