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Quiet Your Mind and Embrace Logic-Defying Decisions

I recently gave a commencement speech at Maine College of Art, a wonderful small college in Portland. Getting up in front of bright, creative and capable young adults in the hope of imparting some modicum of wisdom is a daunting … Continue reading

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Why Clearly Communicating Purpose Is The Most Important Leadership Skill

My wife and I recently finished watching the TV series Friday Night Lights (by the way, one of the best programs ever). The show is about a small town in Texas, high school football, and all of life’s wonderful mysteries. … Continue reading

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Is There Such A Thing As Too Much Transparency?

When making hard decisions, there’s a directness that’s required and a need for contemplative thought that full transparency can compromise. I just finished reading Keith Richards’ memoir, Life. I found his candor refreshing and illuminating. By the end of the … Continue reading

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