“One-Upmanship”

“One-Upmanship”

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Nov

2011

As we enter "finals week" for The Better than Yesterday Challenge, competition is in the air. Just today I was reading about the power of competition in a very different way. An article in the Travel section of the LA Times featuring the moai stone statues of Easter Island, of all places, provided some perspective on the p ...
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A Nod to lululemon

A Nod to lululemon

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Nov

2011

Just a day and a half after I lauded lululemon's recent decision to emblazon their bags with "Who is John Galt?," I was met with a surprise that left me speechless. Thinking I was headed into lululemon's Santa Monica store to have an long overdue meeting with their manager, I was shown around the store to choose things to t ...
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What’s in a song?

What’s in a song?

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Nov

2011

For whatever reason, I've been a pretty open book about music. I can respect and enjoy a pretty large spectrum of genres, and yes, that includes Country. Interestingly, there once was an episode of Family Guy that addressed the dream of what life to a soundtrack would be like. Each piece of our day accented to a song, some ...
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The Big Question

The Big Question

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Nov

2011

As our community grows, literally daily, I'd like to ask you to take a moment and read through each of the following questions. Answer them honestly. Some may require a moment of reflection, and that's OK. A few might stun you... that's the point. Read on: Who is your ideal leader? What type of person would you most want wi ...
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Deb’s Story

Deb’s Story

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Nov

2011

In a second I want to give you a couple minutes to examine the pictures below. In those few moments looking at the photos, I want you to think about what happened to the woman pictured, Deb. What things come to mind?-- Did she loose weight? -- Is she stronger? -- Did her dress siz ...
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The “Conversation”

The “Conversation”

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Nov

2011

We all have it. That conversation with yourself about two thirds of the way into a workout between you and yourself can be more difficult than any other conversation you'll have. No, not even "The Birds and the Bees" talk makes me cringe more. The sincerity of the words with yourself when everything points to stopping, quit ...
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