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Slip of the Tongue

“Better slip with foot than tongue.” – Benjamin Franklin There are few things worse than saying something negative or demeaning about another person who is unexpectedly within earshot. It is a good practice to imagine anyone you’re talking about being … Continue reading

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Silence

“Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.” – Benjamin Franklin Looking back over my life I must say that I … Continue reading

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Courage and Resolution

“How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.” ~ Benjamin Franklin Of all the words that come to mind in relation to personal faults, I can’t imagine that “ownership” would … Continue reading

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Human Felicity

“Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day.” ~ Benjamin Franklin What little advantages came your way yesterday? Did you take time to enumerate … Continue reading

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A New Corporate Culture

“We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.” ~ Benjamin Franklin One of the greatest challenges I’ve faced while developing a more desirable corporate culture that is free of the common impediments that creep … Continue reading

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Your Tomorrows

“Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What’s a sundial in the shade?” ~ Benjamin Franklin How successful have you been at employing your talents in relation to your friends, family, associates and beyond? No matter what you … Continue reading

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