Category Archives: Dedication

Are we spoiled?

Some of us know what excellence looks like. We’ve had a taste. A small bite of the golden apple. What if we’ve had a less than stellar experience and are disappointed, who is to blame? Is it our expectations that … Continue reading

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Before you leave

Target House. . . an apartment style building built by Target for families of children whose treatment at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is scheduled to last longer than 3 months. Each apartment is fully furnished. Other amenities include: Free … Continue reading

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Pick a number

I want you to try an experiment. Get 20 pieces of paper and a hat. Write down percentages on the pieces of paper starting with 5% and finishing with 100% in increments of 5. Place the pieces of paper in … Continue reading

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Beneficiary

Devotion. Sacrifice. Dedication. Whether it be to a person or to a cause, we often refer use these words when describing loyalty. Each of us is the beneficiary of the sacrifices of others whether we want to acknowledge it or … Continue reading

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Come early, stay late

Dedication. Willingness. Determination. While I am a proponent of the work-life balance (thank you Jeff for the reminders), there are times when there may not be a good substitute for working long hours. Deadlines, projects and extraordinary circumstances may call … Continue reading

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