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The Building of Integrity and Character

Throughout my career in the information technology field, I’ve lost count how many times I upgraded computer labs.  The time required for disconnecting and dismantling the computers were far quicker than the setup of the new machines.  New computer setups require extensive time and effort to properly get the machines set up, configured, and keeping…… Continue reading The Building of Integrity and Character

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Beyond the Cathedral

We watched with awe and sadness as the fires ravaged the cathedral of Notre Dame.  Millions watched, transfixed as the spire crumbled into the inferno.  Crowds gathered along the streets in Paris to watch a special place of church and history crumble.  Watching the clips on the news and reading the feeds, I felt a…… Continue reading Beyond the Cathedral

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Mindful Actions for Positivity

For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, as stated in Isaac Newton’s Third Law of Motion.  Although Newton was arguing in terms of physics, I like to adopt the mindset of applying this to my personal life.  For every one of my actions, thoughts, and words, there is a reaction onto others. …… Continue reading Mindful Actions for Positivity

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Arnold Palmer: Professionalism and Class

A few years back, I was reading a golf magazine, and one of the articles stated how Arnold Palmer’s autograph is worthless.  The article stated that Arnold took great pride in this.  Over his life, he autographed so many things, free of charge, and essentially flooded the market.  The article contained an address to send…… Continue reading Arnold Palmer: Professionalism and Class

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Lance Armstrong: A Role Model?

“I’m not a role model…Just because I dunk a basketball doesn’t mean I should raise your kids.”  -Charles Barkley Charles Barkley, former NBA basketball player and member of the Hall of Fame, courted controversy numerous times throughout his career.  In retrospect, he was not a bad individual, just very opinionated, and his constant proliferation of…… Continue reading Lance Armstrong: A Role Model?

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Making the Right Decision Sometimes Requires Courage

Policies are the rules that guide all organizations.  They are the foundation in which to conduct business, to research new and innovative ideas, and guide employees into ethical decisions.  When violated, the consequences can be quite severe for an organization in this age of excessive litigation.  As a consequence, organizations will usually not focus on…… Continue reading Making the Right Decision Sometimes Requires Courage