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  • 5 Fails agile entrepreneurs may regret and never recover
    5 Fails agile entrepreneurs may regret and never recover
    Failure can be a learning experience and recovery is common for many entrepreneurs. Some of the most successful business people have failed and recovered before gaining their successes. There are a few failings entrepreneurs’ may miss as...
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    Overcoming the 5 professional fears
    Over the past decade I have had the privilege of getting to know and working with some of the most interesting and successful people in the world. You may be an entertainer taking home $35,000 per hour. You may be a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox....
  • Riot Fest & Sideshow Denver day one:  Failure and Gogol Bordello
    Riot Fest & Sideshow Denver day one: Failure and Gogol Bordello
    Denver—Failure and Gogol Bordello performed on the Byers General Store Stage at Denver’s stop of Riot Fest, on Sept. 19.Ken Andrews is the vocalist and guitarist, Greg Edwards is the bassist and keyboardist and Kellii Scott is the...
  • How to Fail at Everything and Still Win Big
    Success Principles from Creator of Dilbert
    For decades, Scott Adams, the creator of Dilbert, has been skewering that pointy-haired boss who has no clue about how to succeed. Adams' book, How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big, describes how he came by all that knowledge of...
  • College freshmen
    5 pieces of advice for college freshmen
    My daughter is beginning her college career in a few days. I jokingly told her that my father graduated from the college of hard knocks. Actually, he never graduated from grade school, but he learned a lot of lessons the hard way. Hopefully, my...
  • Pastor tells congregation 'Your Faith Will Not Fail You'
    Pastor tells congregation 'Your Faith Will Not Fail You'
    On Sunday, Aug. 17, Rev. Lois Blakey-Paige, pastor of New Canaan Worship Center in Richmond, Virginia preached from Luke 22:31-32 using the title, "Your Faith Will Not Fail You." The preacher focused her sermon on the words Jesus spoke...
  • Lit lanterns
    Get out of our own way
    When you think of your journey thus far, how have the bumps in the road impacted you? Have you had any stretches of smooth pavement or are you just climbing through one rut after another? Are you growing tired of fighting such diversity? Perhaps...
  • Alfred E. Obama
    The Obama Doctrine in action
    "Those two diplomatic lightweights are just snakes - Obama's the plane..."Jack Kennedy has his: Fight Communism. Ronnie Reagan had one, too: Destroy the Soviet Union. Dubya also had one: Give aid, comfort or safe haven to terrorists ...
  • 5 Steps for a CEO planning to present really bad news
    5 Steps for a CEO planning to present really bad news
    In planning your startup, the one thing you never planned for is standing in front of a large group of investors to explain they may lose their entire investment. This of course would be the result of a catastrophic failure. There are other such...
  • Obama bows to mayor of Tampa
    Why is Obama headed to Asia?
    “It is difficult to look at a map of the world these days and find places where the Obama foreign policy has unmistakably made things better.” So saidBrit Hume of Fox News Channel last night. Lest charges be leveled that Hume's...
  • Failure announce 'Tree of Stars North American 2014 Tour'
    Failure announce 'Tree of Stars North American 2014 Tour'
    Alternative rock band Failure announced Spring tour dates today after recently reuniting since their breakup in 1997.Their tour, entitled "Tree of Stars," will take the trio across the northern United States, from Los Angeles, Calif. to...
  • Something New!
    Learning Through Doing
    About a week ago, I was sitting in the infant classroom at my school, watching a little girl pull herself up to her feet, using the table as support. It did not appear easy. She had focus in her face, determination in her muscles, and a tickled...
  • 4 Fears entrepreneurs convert into a motivation
    4 Fears entrepreneurs convert into a motivation
    A recent discussion with a CEO highlighted an emotion often experienced by would be entrepreneurs. The CEO wanted to leave the current business and start a new one. The new business had the potential to obtain immediate contracts and be...
  • Failing
    Politics Examiner gives Congress a failing grade on timeliness
    Add to failures in timeliness, accuracy and completeness. Let’s discuss.Start with the little and obvious things. A large percentage of Americans are living in poverty and are about to fall in. Raising the minimum wage can buy time, but it...
  • Lech Walesa
    Anti-Communist leader Lech Walesa: Obama has failed, U.S. no longer leads world
    In an interview that aired Wednesday on CNN, Lech Walesa, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning former president of Poland best known for his fight against Communism, said Barack Obama has failed to reclaim America's role as a world leader."When...