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Just A Minute?

or — Just A Minute! The great strategist Napoleon has said that he was able to win so many battles because he understood the value of a minute. In The Art of Maneuver he is quoted as saying: It may be in the future that I may lose a battle, but I shall never lose […]

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Grandpaw’s Lessons: “It don’t take long to shower when the water’s cold”

This witticism was one that the old man said to my Dad and it gave me a good laugh. First, a little background about Grandpaw’s way of communicating. He didn’t usually have a whole lot to say and when he did, most people were frustrated because they believed he talked in riddles. He did. He […]

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Grandpaw’s Lessons: Be a Craftsman

  I have been hearing the word “craftsman” my whole life. Grandpaw taught me about it decades ago when I was just a kid. So, while this is his lesson, the truth is that I was reminded of recently when reading Seth Godin’s blog on The new craftsmanship and it had such a profound impact […]

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