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Bill He Was 77, I Was 27 The first time I visited England was 1997. It changed me. I came home a different man. I've had mentors my whole life. I owe much of my success to others who took the time to pour into me. I was wise enough to just listen to what the

Coach Rex

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The Pond Mom and the Leadership Boot Camp

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TIM1 Don't Ever Let A Teacher Tell You, You Can't Make A Living Balancing Rocks! Last week I met Tim Anderson when I hired him to work my corporate training event to balance rocks. Yes, you read that correctly, I hired someone to balance rocks! Tim is a free

Who Do You Think Stormed the Beaches?

Who Do You Think Stormed the Beaches? I learned way way more about life and even business playing sports than I ever did in the classroom. Teamwork, hard work, goal setting, culture, competition, winning and particularly losing. My football coach was a

The POND GUY, Greg Wittstock on MSNBC

Who Are They Calling Crazy?! You never know what you're going to get when the media covers you. I don't know if I'd agree with the saying,

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Winning Begets Winning I want to win. Who doesn't? But because everyone wants to win, by default, winning is hard.

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How do you even begin to describe "The Greatest Event in Human History?!" Mud wrestling would be a good way to start! With over 800 men spending three days camping and competing in the woods of central Michigan together though, maybe describing what didn'

Leading the Change (You as a Leader)

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"Would You Share Your Heart At Work?"

The reason I'm posting a pic of an empty table with my feet kicked up with and a half eaten salad in front of me is, for no other reason, than I didn't think about grabbing a pic when it was filled with nervously smiling faces. Once or twice a year I wil

A Right Kind Of Role Model

Ryan Running My son is not a professional athlete. After all he's only 15. But he is a good, not great, but good high school runner.
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