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“Corona Virus Blues”

Written by Don McAlister, 6/28/20 as a standard 12 bar blues song. 1. When this all got started We didn’t have a clue ‘Bout how crazy things would get And change everything we knew. At first it didn’t seem that … Continue reading

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Basics, Art & Heart

At a recent Rotary Club meeting, our speaker, Mike Sheppard, a retired college and professional football coach, remarked that, “the best coaches teach at three levels: basics, art and heart.”  This simple, but elegant phrase captures the essence of what … Continue reading

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If Only We Knew What We Knew

If only we knew what we knew, And it wasn’t locked up in the minds of so few. If only we’d captured the knowledge and shared. If only we’d done that, we might have been spared. All of the time … Continue reading

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A Leadership Learning Moment

          Learning to Be A Leader There is much to learn in the leadership arts But just one most important part. You can rent peoples muscles and minds But to be their true leader you will … Continue reading

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Today I Met A Wounded Warrior

I had the honor of speaking with a wounded warrior today. His name is Nelson Holman and he’ll celebrate his 93rd birthday in October 20th. He sustained his wounds on December 7, 1941, while serving on the USS Pennsylvania at … Continue reading

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