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Strategic Thinking Vs. Hard Work

Strategic Thinking vs. Hard Work

Have you ever worked construction at the entry level?  I spent part of a summer working for a general contractor, getting paid $8 per hour to pour concrete, hammer nails, and do whatever else they needed.  That was hard work.  I don’t regret my time working in construction, and the main reason is that it […]

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The Brazilian, The Ferrari, and Dr. Ruth

The Brazilian, The Ferrari, And Dr. Ruth

I’ll never forget that night.  I was in Miami for a trade conference.  My buddy John was posted to our embassy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.  I was posted to Kingston, Jamaica. And here we were, enjoying a welcome respite back in the United States after many months advancing U.S. interests in the Caribbean ;).  John suggested we […]

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