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Twitter has become like that running back everyone is tired of. He has been on the team a while and hasn’t really improved. Meanwhile, there is all this exciting new talent on the roster. But this guy just doesn’t go away. He’s good at what...

The Detroit Pistons of the 1980's and 1990's were known as the “Bad Boys.” That brand identity led to back-to-back NBA Championships and many successful seasons during a time when the NBA was ultra-competitive. Having a distinct and genuine identity led to success for the Detroit Pistons and...

Imagine going after some great business opportunities. You know they won’t all close, but some of them will. The more opportunities you create for yourself, the better your chance of success. Right? That’s the simple version of the Oregon Ducks offense. An up-tempo style offense might not...

Let's be honest; complacency can sneak up on the best of us.In an earlier post, we discussed what complacency is and how it can sabotage your career if it isn’t addressed. Unfortunately, the 2004 American Olympic Men’s Basketball Team provided a great example of exactly...

Up 3-1 in the NBA Finals, it seemed like just a matter of time until the Golden State Warriors were crowned back-to-back NBA Champions. Little did they know, the Cleveland Cavaliers had the right mindset to bring about a different outcome. Now mindset wasn’t the only...

Complacency--it’s a habit, a frame of mind, a way we set ourselves up for loss without even realizing it. Remember the 2004 USA Olympic men’s basketball team? It was a huge disappointment. This was the year in which a star-studded team coached by Larry Brown let...

Evernote—one of the most useful personal organization tools I have ever seen--can become a messy closet real quick if you let it. The good news is there’s an easy fix.Evernote right out of the box is pure potential. To activate that potential, you have to...

Readers have been asking our perspective on specific niche businesses. We continue this series (we looked at restaurants in vacation destinations in the 1st article) with the business of residential real estate.Low interest rates, an economy doing well, cities growing fast--it all sounds perfect for...

In a decision that rocked the NBA, Kevin Durant left the Oklahoma City Thunder to join the Golden State Warriors. I am not here to debate whether this was a good move or not and if you agree with his decision, but there are a few things...