Great People Help Others! – July 12.2011

The only two-time Olympic gold medal winner in the pole vault, Bob Richards … He was the first athlete to appear on the front of Wheaties cereal boxes in 1958 …shared his insight on achieving greatness;    I’ll never forget the time I was trying to break Dutch Warmer Dam’s record. I was about a…

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A Bigger Frying Pan – July 11.2011

Two men went fishing. One man was an experienced fisherman, the other  wasn’t. Every time the experienced fisherman caught a big fish, he put  it in his ice chest to keep it fresh. Whenever the inexperienced fisherman caught a big fish, he threw it back. The experienced fisherman watched  this go on all day and…

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Virtually No Competition – July 8.2011

While professional soccer is still struggling to find a firm foothold in the United States, in the 1970s the North American Soccer League marked the brave first attempt to introduce the game to American sports fans. While most teams had only limited success at best, one did manage to break through to genuine mainstream popularity…

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Press On – July 1.2011

Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan ‘Press On’ has solved and always…

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