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EGO Loses the Game

NFL: Washington Redskins at St. Louis Rams

Week 2 of the NFL season is over after tonight’s Monday night game.  And what a week it’s been!  A business lesson jumps out at me.  It’s called DO YOUR JOB!  It’s a recurring mantra among football coaches, as well … Continue reading

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New Season: ALL is Possible!

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Yesterday was the First Football Sunday of the 93rd season of the NFL.  I must admit, the thumping fanfare on CBS did bring tears to my eyes.  This sport does not only move ME—it moves Americans as no sport ever … Continue reading

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NFL Hall of Fame: Attitude of Gratitude

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Another NFL Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony did not disappoint.  Huge, strong, accomplished football men baring their souls, sharing their hearts, choked up with love and gratitude for their mothers, grandmothers, coaches, teammates, and more!  Everything a football girl could … Continue reading

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3 Stooges Alive and Well on the Diamond!

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I really try to avoid watching baseball, baseball highlights, commentary, or anything to do with baseball—until the World Series.  However, with 162 games in the regular season, it’s really hard to do.  And we are only halfway done . . … Continue reading

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Brava Title IX Anniversary!

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This week marks the 40-year anniversary of Title IX, which mandated schools—high schools and colleges—that receive federal funding, cannot discriminate on the basis of gender.  It meant the beginning of legitimate women’s sports.  I think it’s significant that this law … Continue reading

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Audiences Going for the Goal

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In the past few days, I have spoken to over 300 women in two different audiences.  They were both annual Women’s Conferences in two parts of the country:  Palm Springs and Chicago.  Yes, the weather is quite different, but the … Continue reading

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Thank Your Little Voice for Sharing!

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                    Since everyone else is talking Tebow, let’s talk about the other game:  the one that inspired me to tell a group of California Women Business Owners (the actual name of … 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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Did You Inherit a Bad Team? Learn from Tebow.

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You start a new job as a leader of people—a manager: entry-level, mid-level, or executive.  You “inherit” a group of people:  employees you did not hire.  They are already “trained” in their jobs—you did not get to train them.  They … Continue reading

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Vince Young: A Story of Redemption

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When I heard Vince Young was going to be the starting Quarterback on Sunday for the Eagles, since Michael Vick was out with injured ribs, I had a feeling and a hope that Young might have progressed since I wrote … Continue reading

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