Ed. Note: Gary Cohen is a friend of mine here in Minnesota. He is a proven entrepreneur, one of the companies he started went from two employees to over 2,000. Seriously. He is a thoughtful, interesting guy to say the least. As he was developing his business, he discovered how important being a leader was [...]
This reminds me of the time when a cousin and I found a nest of baby coyotes in the barn. It was when we brought them inside to show my mom that we found out they were really just mice. She didn’t think they were as cute and cuddly as we did. Moms.
[tag]“People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.”[/tag] -[tag]George Bernard Shaw[/tag] [tag]“Failure is never quite as frightening as regret.”[/tag] [...]
Last night, the [tag]Country Music Awards[/tag] (CMA’s) were on TV. I watched some of it, being a bit too cool to watch it all. If you don’t like country music, fine. This show is like the [tag]Oscars[/tag], ‘cept it’s in [tag]Nashville[/tag], and the award presenters wear jeans, talk slow and low, and don’t make political [...]
1. Dick Butkus: “I wouldn’t ever set out to hurt anyone deliberately unless it was, you know, important like a league game or something.” 2. Jim Finks, when asked after a loss what he thought of the officiating: “I’m not allowed to comment on lousy referees.” 3. Erma Bombeck: “Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to [...]
Say what you want about football coaches, they know how to motivate. Here are 37 of the best football quotes I have seen. (thanks to Mike!) BTW, Lloyd Carr’s “who were THOSE guys?” did not make the list. 1. “Football is only a game. Spiritual things are eternal. Nevertheless, Beat Texas –Seen on a church [...]
Some people are like Slinkies… Not really good for anything… But they still bring a smile to your faceÂ when you push them down a flight ofÂ stairs.
Tell me this isn’t true. I was watching the TV news this weekend and come to find out, Tammy Faye had a second career on some unknown reality TV show(The Surreal Life-Ed) on some unheardof cable channel(VH-1-Ed). One of her co-stars was a famous porn actor who, I am assuming is now retired, retarded. I [...]
First, act like a manager before you become one, you know what I mean? Next, don’t wear flip flops to work. Next, get really, I mean really, good at your current job. Lastly, read everything you can about leadership, not management. [tags] how to become a manager, management lessons in one sitting, simple management concepts, [...]
1. You can do or be anything. 2. Be always aware of your surroundings. 3. Assume goodwill, but carry your mace. 4. Don’t chew gum. 5. Sometimes it simply isn’t fair. 6. Never act less than you are. 7. Wide-outs, receivers, flankers, ends are all the same…they go out and catch passes. 8. Understand that [...]