Words Matter…

We think in images. But, since we can’t all be Rembrandt’s (I’m more a Dali or a Picasso!), we struggle to communicate those images in pictures painted with words. There is a chapter in the book I’m just finishing that deals with what I refer to as “D” Words. I think “D” Words are important.…

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Dancing With the LIZARD…

Seth Godin calls it ‘the Lizard.’ Steven Pressfield refers to it as ‘the Resistance.’ I haven’t come up with a clever nickname for that annoying monologue that keeps running in my head… The one constantly trying to convince me that I shouldn’t… Or, can’t… Or, couldn’t… Or, won’t! The one that rejoices in crushing my…

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Give Me Your Tired And Broken Cars…

The following was written over the Summer and early Fall of 1984. It was the first time I attempted to write anything since I left college to work with my father in the pursuit of a career as a professional automotive repair technician eighteen years earlier. The result of this “State of the Industry Address” was…

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