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Seth Godin

Seth Godin has the most popular marketing blog written by one person. “If I fail more than you do, I win. “Instead of out-thinking the competition… it’s worth trying to out-love them. “Everyone is working hard on the thinking part, … Continue reading

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Team of Rivals

When Abraham Lincoln built his Cabinet, he included many of his rivals. William Seward at State, Edward Bates at Justice and Salmon P. Chase at Treasury– all were Lincoln’s rivals for The White House, who initially hated this new President, whose … Continue reading

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Coach Bob Knight Quotes

“You don’t play against opponents, you play against the game of basketball.” “Your biggest opponent isn’t the other guy. It’s human nature.” -Sports Illustrated, January 1981 “The key is not the will to win… everybody has that. It is the will to … Continue reading

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Contract Clauses

My “certification” is in Marketing, and not in Contract Law. Contract clauses is not my area of strength. Regardless, in researching any topic, from aardvark to zymurgy, we all still simply ‘Google’ the subject. So, here are a few suggested … Continue reading

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To Resolve Misunderstanding

“If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.”  — Abraham Lincoln “Many times, there is no conflict— the hard part is simply getting the conversation started.” (Remember the free toaster the … Continue reading

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The Greatest Weapon

Selling books door-to-door for three summers as an undergrad student, we were assigned to read, re-read, and re-read again, Og Mandino’s classic book, The Greatest Salesman in the World. In such a job, one quickly comes to the understanding that one’s biggest competitor … Continue reading

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Johannes Althusius– The First Federalist

“Governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.” –Thomas Jefferson: Declaration of Independence, 1776. The sovereignty of the state belongs to the people. Before the American Revolution– even before Socrates and Plato– jurists and … Continue reading

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