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Warren Buffett Advises Having Internal Yardstick

In 2008, Guy Spier, CEO of Aquamarine Capital Management, had what will probably be the most expensive lunch of his life. He took Warren Buffett, the ...

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Teenager Hardened by Lack of Approval

Scott Larson writes in “A Place for Skeptics”:

I remember being approached by a 16-year-old boy named Ricky after I wrapped up my first speaking ...

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Why Christians Needn't Keep Moral Views to Themselves

Writing in U.S. News & World Report, John Leo had this to say in defense of voting based upon religious values:

I am struggling to understand the "don't ...

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"Gladiator": A Parent's Painful Legacy

The film Gladiator tells the story of Maximus (Russell Crowe), general of the Roman army in 180 A.D. Following victory in a decisive battle, the dying ...

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Old Man Becomes Mentor

Robert Lewis writes in an article for Leadership titled "Noble Masculinity”:

Robert Bly said, "If you're not being admired by other ...

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Why Spy Robert Hanssen Betrayed the U.S.

In SPY: The Inside Story of How the FBI's Robert Hanssen Betrayed America, author David Wise tells of his exclusive meetings with Dr. David Charney, ...

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A Father Who Won't Affirm

In We Are Still Married, Garrison Keillor writes:

The town ball club was the Lake Wobegon Schroeders, so named because the starting nine were brothers, ...

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The Vanity of Things

I am much less regardfull of the approbation of man, and set much lighter by contempt or applause than I did long ago. I am oft suspicious that this is ...

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The Limitations of Celebrity

As far as I can remember, being a celebrity has never helped me make a good picture, ... or command the obedience of my daughter, or impress my wife. ...

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The Danger of Popularity

To set one's heart on being popular is fatal to the preacher's best growth. It is the worst and feeblest part of your congregation that makes ...

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