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    Why satisfaction fails, dissatisfaction succeeds

    March 30th, 2012

    Dissatisfaction is a powerful incentive to get things done, especially when it is tied to some goal. Read the rest of this entry »


    Harlan Sanders cooks success with fried chicken

    February 27th, 2012

    At age 65 when most fry cooks retire broke and unfulfilled, Harlan Sanders didn’t just shuffle off to the Lard Manor Retirement Home. Read the rest of this entry »


    A blind climb to the top of the world

    February 26th, 2012

    “Blind people have to take chances in order to grow up,” says  Erik Weihenmayer (1968- ), the first blind person to climb Mt. Everest. Read the rest of this entry »


    Successful failures

    February 15th, 2012

    A few examples of successful failures, culled from Ed Lucaire’s book, Celebrity Setbacks: 800 Stars Who Overcame the Odds (1994). Read the rest of this entry »


    A real hockey fan

    October 22nd, 2011

    My Canadian friends like to tell about a time when the Stanley Cup playoffs Read the rest of this entry »


    Vision loss is not a barrier

    September 21st, 2011

    “For those of us who want to work, vision loss is not a barrier.” Read the rest of this entry »


    To achieve, first imagine

    September 19th, 2011


    Two-time pentathlete Marilyn King said, “If you can’t imagine it, you can’t ever do it. Read the rest of this entry »


    Service with a smile

    September 17th, 2011

    Shania Twain, country singer who grew up in Timmins, Ontario, in a family so poor Read the rest of this entry »


    You will make mistakes

    September 16th, 2011

    Robert Galvin at the age of 33 had failed twice in business. Read the rest of this entry »


    To get better, start now

    September 14th, 2011

    “If you want the future to be better than the present, you have to start working on it immediately,” Read the rest of this entry »


    A blind man of multi talents

    September 13th, 2011

    As a blind person, I don’t consider myself extraordinary. Read the rest of this entry »


    Excellent habit

    September 10th, 2011

    Excellence is not a gift from the gods. Read the rest of this entry »


    Chasing antelope dreams

    September 2nd, 2011

    Bernd Heinrich (1940- ), German-born U.S. zoologist, found inspiration in animal studies for his accomplishments as a long-distance runner. Read the rest of this entry »


    Patience, perseverance, and the bamboo tree

    September 2nd, 2011

    The rewards of patience and perseverance Read the rest of this entry »