Do You Know How Great You Really Are? (Part II)

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“A man asked his friend, ‘Who do you think you are?’ His friend replied, ‘I wish I knew.’”  -Unknown A few months back, I posted a blog titled “Do You Know How Great You Really Are? https://dailyrenaissance.net/know-great-you-really/ In that post, I noted a curious fact that I have discovered. Throughout the course of my life, whenever […]

Their American Dream Is Alive and Well!

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“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” -Henry David Thoreau As part of my business, I have taught hundreds of job search/career planning workshops for displaced workers during the past 20 years. As you might expect, many of those displaced workers had been with their employers for many […]

What Will Be Your Legacy?

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“The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast it.” –William James (The “Father” of American Psychology) I will never forget my wife’s paternal grandfather, John Dangerfield West, because he impacted my life in a special way. My fondest memory of John was seeing him at a family, holiday […]

“Someday,” I Am Going To…

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“Many people approach life as though they will live forever on this planet. They get caught up in the day-to-day grind of existence and put off their most cherished dreams for ‘someday.’ I am now old enough to know that ‘someday’ never comes for many people. They wake one fateful day to discover that their […]

Do You Know How Great You Really Are?

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Years ago, when I first discovered “Motivational Speakers,” a friend gave me an old copy of a copy of a cassette tape (I told you it was years ago.) containing a speech that had been delivered by former Olympian, Bob Richards. It was titled, “Genius in the Average Man.” In the introduction portion of the […]