You are in control of your own legacy

August 07, 2017 3 COMMENTS

Vintage inscription made by old typewriterby Dan Oswald

I enjoy reading biographies. People’s lives fascinate me and most of the time are much more interesting than any piece of fiction. Over the years, I’ve read dozens, if not hundreds, of biographies of politicians, business leaders, and athletes.

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The answers are easy!

July 08, 2013 1 COMMENTS

by Dan Oswald

Have you ever faced a problem at work that seemed so overwhelming, so insurmountable that you struggled to even know how to begin to resolve it? And the more you studied the problem, the more convinced you became that the solution must be equally as complex. Your exercise in problem solving became a downward spiral until you were more confused by the answer you came up with than you were with the original problem.

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Catching Life, Business Lessons from Legendary Fishing Guide

April 26, 2011 0 COMMENTS

I read a fascinating article about a fishing guide by the name of Steve Huff. Huff has been a fishing guide for 43 years and is considered one of the best in his profession. Last year, he was inducted into the International Game Fish Association’s Hall of Fame and, the editor and publisher of one fly fishing website called him “the best guide who’s ever lived, period.”

Now anytime someone is recognized as being the best at what he or she does, whether it’s teaching, athletics, or business, I take notice. I know that it takes dedication, hard work, and a commitment to excellence to reach the top of one’s profession and that’s exactly what Huff has done.

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