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Your Assist

A lot of people don’t do well simply because they major in minor things. ~ Jim Rohn I know a guy who can dribble a basketball better than any single human being I’ve ever seen. Seriously. He’s so good that NBA players come to him for instruction. When I was younger, I would say to him, “Man, I’d give anything to dribble like you.” He’d smirk at me like he knew something I didn’t. He did. Jason has spent a lifetime dribbling. When he was a boy, he woke up at dawn and he dribbled. He went to the neighborhood courts in the afternoon and he dribbled. He’d walk a half-mile home for lunch, dribbling. He’d return and play until …

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Okay, Tell Me…

Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” — Stephen R. Covey Over the holidays, I posted a picture on Facebook of my dad reading love letters he and mom exchanged before they were married fifty-seven years ago. As dad read them aloud, we smiled, we laughed, and of course we shared more than a few “awwwww” moments. It truly was the best part of Christmas. I forgot I shared the picture on Facebook until a few days after Christmas when my co-worker, Angela brought it up. She pulled up an empty chair next to my desk, sat down, looked straight into my eyes and said, “Okay, tell me about your …