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Break Away

“My only requirement for life is that I don’t get stuck in a rut.” – Malin Ackerman It was time for a break. No blogging.  No city traffic.  No hustling 5 people out the door by 8am. Time to reset. … Continue reading

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Winners Know When to Quit

“You’ve got to know when to hold ’em. Know when to fold ’em. Know when to walk away. And know when to run.” – Kenny Rodgers I’ve learned what you don’t do is as important as what you do. The more things I quit, … Continue reading

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Open Up

“An artist is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, and boldness to challenge the status quo.” – Seth Godin This weekend I toured The Art of the Brick exhibition in Philadelphia. It was amazing. Nathan Sawaya was a corporate attorney.  He … Continue reading

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Life in Traffic

“What you plant now, you will harvest later.” – Og Mandino Being alive is awesome. It’s also a HUGE responsibility. This week a cemetery taught me something about LIFE. I was stuck in traffic next to a cemetery. It got me … Continue reading

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Enter the Basics

“I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” – Bruce Lee When you focus on the basics, the complicated falls in line. I am working on … Continue reading

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Don’t Panic

“Whenever you get into a crisis or an emergency, become the calmest person in the room. You’ll be able to figure your way out.” – Rudy Giuliani Life will test us. I was reminded of this last week during a Jiu … Continue reading

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I Got Your Back

“Nothing can stop a successful man like a bad back or a bad marriage.” – Bill Lyon It was the fall of 2003. I was moving patio furniture.  I fell to the ground. It felt like someone stabbed me in … Continue reading

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