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“You Go Girls!”: U.S. Women Take the Gold

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So I’m sure many of you watched the Opening Ceremonies for the Olympic Games on Friday night, and I’m sure many of you were as underwhelmed as I was.  Even if I felt like being generous, what chance did the … Continue reading

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Thunder: Always Be Closing

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So I must admit I am loving these NBA Finals—every night!  Immediate gratification—no week of waiting in between.  And I’m fascinated by the Spurs/Thunder match up:  age and experience vs. youth and unpredictability. 3 lessons we can learn from the … Continue reading

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Luck and Griffin: the New Breed

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Transformation to Sports Nut complete.  In the absence of any competitive sports I love this weekend, I found myself watching the ISU World Figure Skating Championships—2012—that I dvr’d last weekend, while I was watching the Masters. . .oy vay.  Skating … Continue reading

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Bubba Grinds It Out!

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I am a self-proclaimed “football girl.”  So why am I unable to resist glancing at my tv, every now and then, to watch the Masters Golf Championship in Augusta?  Certainly, there are no gorgeous male thighs in spandex. . .the … Continue reading

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Are you ALL IN?

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Valentine’s Day:  a time to celebrate who and what we love. . .  Tim Tebow is among them. Sigh. . .football season is over. . .he’s not in the news any more. . .or is he?  Sports pundits have been … Continue reading

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This is for Mama Myra

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So the NFL Playoff games last Sunday were not my favorite.  Both teams I was rooting for lost, and the losses were due to mistakes, glaring examples of players not doing their jobs as well as they usually do.  Was … Continue reading

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Action Steps From NFL Playoffs

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                Ahhhh, the NFL Playoffs last weekend delivered as usual:  thrills and chills, dramatic plays, even touching moments.  Three lessons for US in the real work world stand out to me: 1. Turnovers … Continue reading

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Where Was Peyton’s Matt Flynn?

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A month till my birthday, which also means a month till the Super Bowl!  Before the season started, I was hoping my favorite quarterback, Peyton Manning, and his team would be IN the Super Bowl.  He inspired the first (and … Continue reading

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Detroit Lions making a comeback…are you?

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We are reinventing ourselves to survive in this economy.  I like to think of it as a “comeback.”  Last year was such a down year for corporate meetings using outside speakers, I toyed with the idea of going back into … Continue reading

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