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The Best Story in Super Bowl History

You can stay with what’s safe or you can pursue the improbable.

Failing Your Way to the Top

Movie titan James Cameron said, “If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” He was only half right. There’s more to success than setting high goals. There’s also making mistakes as you pursue those goals. If you’re not making mistakes, you’re not improving. You’re not […]

Savoring the Days

This time 100 years ago, Titanic was steaming across the North Atlantic on its way to New York. On board were hundreds of people enjoying the food, music and the sensation of being on the sea. These were moments to be treasured. Unfortunately, no one knew that. The minutes and hours blended into one another […]

Other People’s Mistakes

Last night on a flight from Atlanta, our pilot slammed on the brakes shortly after landing. People flew forward in their seats. Bags crashed into the side of the overhead bins. You could hear the gasps throughout the cabin. At that moment, you were glad you had done what the stewardess told you to do: […]

What Titanic Means to Your Team

Today marks 99 years since Titanic hit the iceberg. Much has changed in the world, including things that could have prevented the disaster: improved communications and satellite images, not to mention the Weather Channel. But two things will never change, not today, not next year on the 100th anniversary, not ever. One, people will always […]

Avatar and You

“Avatar” arrives in force this weekend, and soon the artistic and financial reviews will be rolling in for this long-awaited film. No matter how those reviews turn out, you have to give director James Cameron credit for the way he accepts risk as part of his job. Back in 1997, he spent lavishly to produce […]

What’s Holding You Back?

“The strength of a person is often weighed by how they deal with their weaknesses.” –– Nathaniel Summers If you’re not achieving all that you wish in your life and career, you can safely bet that the reasons aren’t all that complicated. Failure can usually be traced to one simple cause. Maybe it’s laziness. Perhaps […]