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Painful Choices

My wife, an experienced nurse, recently switched jobs. The change had been a long time coming. Jana was excited to join up with two doctors whom she had ...

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Apologies to Your Kids

One day, I found my 4-year-old trying to give his 2-year-old sister a drink of water from his cup. Pam's clothes were soaked, and I scolded my son ...

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Poorly Placed Trust

The story is told that a national magazine assigned a photographer to take pictures of a forest fire. They told him a small plane would be waiting at ...

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Who Is My Neighbor?

Years ago I flew to Minneapolis to give a speech at a conference at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Near downtown Minneapolis, my taxi was stopped ...

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Need for Rest

In The Twenty Four Hour Society, Martin Moore-Ede says our most notorious industrial accidents in recent years—Exxon Valdez, Three Mile Island, ...

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Success Can Be Meaningless

In Actions Speak Louder Than Words, Herb Miller writes: Two Kentucky farmers who owned racing stables had developed a keen rivalry. One spring each of ...

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God's Junk Mail

The other twenty million finalists might as well give up. One of the gold-sticker-laden sweepstakes entry forms and magazine sales pitches that show up ...

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Billionaire for a Day

Jeff Ferrera of Waukegan, Illinois, was reconciling his checkbook and called First National Bank of Chicago to get his current balance.

"Your primary checking ...

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A Mixture of Hits and Errors

In 1986 Bob Brenley was playing third base for the San Francisco Giants. In the fourth inning of a game against the Atlanta Braves, Brenley made an error ...

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Doing the Wrong Things

We try too hard to do the wrong things. No matter how much effort or ingenuity you put into the wrong mode, you still fail.

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