How to live a breakout life
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How to live a breakout life

photo by Adrian Olguin, www.adjam.com.au Used by permission I was speaking with one of my employees, a retired Air Force officer, when I mentioned some of the countries we had visited and what we had done there. My visits were seldom for tourism. Most always I was working. The retired officer then made what I...
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4 things to consider before dismissing that suggestion or idea
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4 things to consider before dismissing that suggestion or idea

If it didn’t work then, will it work now? Elephant syndrome is what I call it, the tendency to never forget. But I am not referring to a good memory. I am talking about a faulty forgetter. Like the elephant in the photo, we remain tied with string to obstacles we could readily overcome. That...
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Adaptability – two critical meanings for every leader
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Adaptability – two critical meanings for every leader

There I stood, 4 minutes power left on my laptop battery and I’m holding the plug ready to connect to an outlet.  The problem? My laptop is American and I was standing in my quarters in Uganda. There was power at hand, the ability to complete my projects within reach and I could not make...
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