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We have a little ball controversy on our hands. Instead of planning our Super Bowl parties, we are talking about deflated footballs.In the past week, social media, along with every major news program, has been buzzing about “deflate-gate.” In the NFC championship game against the Indianapolis Colts, the New England Patriots’ footballs were below the league-approved weight after...
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“Why not you?”Russell Wilson’s father, Harrison, used to ask him this all the time—and, though they’re simple words, they would change his life.Years before his 2014 Super Bowl championship with the Seattle Seahawks, Wilson was a high school senior and multi-sport athlete, torn between a baseball career and football dreams. The Baltimore Orioles had drafted him...
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How’s your New Year’s resolution coming? If you’re anything like me, you have inevitably put off your resolution at least once. Resolutions often dissolve as quickly as they are developed—for many of us, nothing really changes after New Year’s Day. The uncomfortable truth is that only 8 percent of people actually keep their resolutions, according to research by...
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Confession: I did something crazy. I wrote a blog post about being fired from my first job as an intern (“6 Reasons I’m Thankful You Fired Me”). But that wasn’t the craziest part of my wild behavior. Because as soon as my declaration was published, I looked up my former boss—yes, that boss—and emailed it to her.She responded later that day, and we reconnected...
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Change takes new ideas. Uncomfortable, audacious, unprecedented new ideas. Unfortunately, sometimes our big new ideas aren’t always welcome.After a recent speech, a woman raised her hand and said, “I have ideas, but I’m not sure my organization really wants them. What do you do if no one is interested in your new ideas? Do you stay?”      ...
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SXSW Accelerator 2014

Oh my God Becky. Look who buried the lead. South by Southwest (SXSW) officials announced today the startup finalists, judges and emcees for its 7th annual Accelerator Competition, taking place March 14-15. Oh and by the way, Sir Mix-a-Lot is emcee.Nestled halfway through the fourth paragraph of the press release:"In addition to the 2015 Accelerator finalists, the judges and emcees were also...
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There are 24 hours in a day. You know that. I know that. I don’t get more than you, and you don’t get more than me. Yet some of us do way more with the hours we all get. Some of us are successful in life—and some of us are not. So what separates a successful person from the rest of the pack?I’ve discovered a pattern when it comes to achieving success in all areas of your...
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