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10 Qualities of a Great Leader

While everyone has their take on the qualities of a great leader, I recently found an article at Forbes Magazine’s website that laid out 10 qualities of a great leader.  Of course you could argue some points of this article.  You could add to the list.  You could take away. I think the list is …

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Finding Best Online Pricing

While surfing the net trying to figure out if Amazon Prime is worth it (remember my previous life experiment of cancelling my cable TV) , I ran across a great article by Clark Howard.  Now if you’ve never heard of Clark Howard then you’re missing out!  He’s been branded a tightwad but you can decide …

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Airshow Anyone?

This was an interesting life experiment that started in high school.  I’ll write about it in another post. Long story short, I found myself with a private pilot license right out of high school – yep the real deal.  Official and everything! The airport that I ran on weekends in college – scary thought right, …

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Most Productive 20 Minutes in Your Week

Here is productivity tool that I was taught that I continue to find worthwhile. The most productive 20 minutes in my week is the 20 minutes I spend planning my week on Sunday night. Simple as that.  When I take that time and plan my entire week – those parts that can be scheduled, it …

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3 Ways to Learn Humbly?

Well, went to church today to hear about living a no regrets life.  Why not go, I mean who doesn’t want to live with no regrets – right!  I mean, even if you’re not totally into this Jesus,church and religious thing, who doesn’t want to live with no regrets? Why not go?  Well it was …

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Holocaust then and Now

                          Auschwitz As I write this it’s Holocaust Remembrance Day. How could anyone forget the horrible atrocities that took place in 1933.  And yet if we don’t study history then it’s bound to repeat itself. As I thought about this event and searched …

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Mountain Mist 50k Trail Run 2015

Over the weekend I decided to run what is claimed to be the premier ultra trail run in the Southeast.  31 plus miles would need to be covered to reach the finish line racing on Monte Sano in Huntsville AL. Here’s the way I saw it. To set the story up it will help to …

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Life Without Cable?

Can there be life without cable?  I wasn’t sure, but I thought what another great life experiment let’s try it and see! Here’s the real back story.  We had AT&T U-verse and loved it!  But then we moved – just a block away.  Turns out the house we moved from was the last house on …

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No Regrets Take 2

I caught the second part of the new series where I attend church and thought I might share some of my notes.  While I suspected that it might be a lot of morbid stuff it has actually been anything but that.  Tons of practical stuff. Some of it might even be helpful to someone who …

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The Experiments Begin!

So, how did the experiments begin? Early in life I decided to try some interesting (read stupid!) things that I thought would be exciting – living life to the fullest. After spending time with my parents over the weekend, my mother told a story that may be the original experiment. This is probably where it …

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