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Grand Slam: A Lesson in Humility

Life has a way of keeping you humble. That said, in humility is strength. Allow me to explain… I moved to Atlanta from Los Angeles in the mid-1990s and like anyone in a new city, I spent the first few … Continue reading

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Humility and Mastery

Last evening I had the pleasure of attending a wonderful surprise 60th birthday party hosted by friends of mine in honor of a man who is deeply loved and respected by his friends and whose life has been shaped by … Continue reading

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Humility and Gratitude

Even if you are good at something, you will still have the experience of hitting a ceiling, breaking through and then having to face the turbulence and discomfort of function at the new level. That process is best met in … Continue reading

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When the Sage Rules

Dao De Jing – Chapter 66 If the sage would guide the people, he must serve with humility. If he would lead them, he must follow behind. In this way when the sage rules, the people will not feel oppressed; … Continue reading

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A Just and Reasonable Modesty

“A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great talent which a man can be possessed of.” ~ Joseph Addison When you develop talents and cultivate new qualities of character, more power can flow … Continue reading

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Perfect Practice Makes Perfect

I realized during a riding lesson today that the old adage “practice makes perfect” isn’t always true. If you practice incorrectly, for example, you can spend a lifetime attempting to perfect something that is unattainable based on a flawed approach. … Continue reading

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