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Is Space Exploration Making a Comeback with Millennials?

Knock, knock, political candidates. After you read this, you may want to take a look at your platforms and add a plank that takes us to new frontiers, not to continued mediocrity. The year was [...]

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Achieving the Impossible

When individuals choose to undertake seemingly impossible goals, their journey often creates innovations whose benefits ripple into society. Often, these breakthroughs improve quality of life for many and create new industries. Consider how computers were [...]

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You Have a GO for Business Success

One of the often-heard terms used by NASA over the last five decades has been “you have a GO for…” You have a GO for launch. You have a Go for staging. You have a [...]

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Compromise or Collaborate?

Nearly every day a news commentator or political candidate is demanding that the opposing sides work together to compromise and remove governmental gridlock. What does compromise really mean? A dictionary defines the word as “a [...]

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Is Fairness Unfair?

As a business facilitator, I diligently work toward understanding and more effectively communicating with the post-boomer generations. I have also lived the painful transition from racial discrimination and gender bias to, what I believe, is [...]

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What is an Entrepreneur?

  In the 19th Century, an entrepreneur was a person who started a blacksmith shop. He made tools for farmers and horseshoes for their livestock. He provided a living for his family. The farmers were [...]

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