Monthly Archives: June 2013

Honoring America’s Independence

As we begin preparing for the 4th of July with fireworks, parades, barbecues, and other good times with family and friends, let’s take a moment to remember and honor the men and women of the military who valiantly protect our … Continue reading

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Know when to fold them, know when to walk away

Joe Montana. Ronnie Lott. Jerry Rice. What do they all have in commons besides being former players for the San Francisco 49ers?  What do they have in common with Brett Favre?  They all stayed too long in the NFL.  In … Continue reading

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Juneteenth: Black Firsts in Sports

June 19, 1865 is regarded as the official end of slavery for African Americans.  It is affectionately referred to as Juneteenth, commemorated each year on June 19th with various celebrations and festivals.  “On January 1, 1980, Juneteenth became an official … Continue reading

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The Lance Armstrong Syndrome: Are there cheaters in your workplace?

Cyclist Lance Armstrong, winner of seven consecutive Tour de France titles, categorically denied for years that he used performance enhancing drugs.  After years of speculation and legal grandstanding, he finally admitted to taking performance enhancing drugs for most of his … Continue reading

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Some Promotions Should Be Rejected

We are taught from an early age that success means constantly climbing the corporate ladder, or seeking the next promotion.  While having goals and being the best you can be is important and laudable, it does not have to lead … Continue reading

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