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Lately it seems like every night when I watch ESPN to get the day's baseball scores and highlights, I see another pitcher throwing a temper tantrum in the dugout after a poor performance.   San Francisco Giants star relief pitcher, Brian Wilson, had one of the more visible meltdowns when he was pulled from a game in the
It all started with an innocent question at a conference where I was speaking.  After I was introduced to one of the organizers, I asked her, "And what do you do for a living?"   "Wrong question, Harvey!" she replied.  "It's what I do for a life that matters!"   Her 10-second
Our lives basically change in two ways -- the people we meet and the books we read   My friend, the late Charles "Tremendous" Jones shared this notion with me several years ago, and as an author, I took it as both a compliment and a challenge.   In fact, I thought it was so powerful that I use it in all my
Consider what the average body does every 24 hours:  Your heart beats 100,689 times.  Your blood travels 168 million miles.  You breathe 23,040 times, inhaling 438 cubic feet of air.  You eat more than three pounds of food, and drink about three quarts of liquids.  You lose almost a pound of waste.  You speak 25,000
A preacher died and went to heaven where he noticed that a New York cab driver had been awarded a higher place than he. "I don't understand," he complained to St. Peter. "I devoted my entire life to my congregation." St. Peter explained:  "Our policy here in heaven is to reward results.  Now, was
We've reached a point in our country's history where authority and power seem to be manifested by the need to shout down the other person.  Discussion and compromise are words freely bandied about, but they've largely lost their meaning.   What is really lost is perspective. Just as there are two (or more)

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