Achieve as a Team

Congrats to the Dallas Mavericks! This was a team with non-stars or aging stars.  They had less physical talent than the Miami Heat. They were not expected to win. Yet, they did.  They moved the ball well.  Played great defense.  Looked out for each other. The better overall team beat the team with better individual

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Become a “Legend”

I have spent a lot of time surrounding myself with success.  I love being pushed and inspired by people achieving greatness.  The one thing I’ve noticed about almost all super successful people, in any form or fashion, is they all have unrelenting standards.  They aim very high in life. Here’s a great article on that very topic.

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Being Treated Fairly – It’s Nature

Here is a fascinating thing I’ve learned about human nature. People often would rather be treated fairly, but worse, than being treated unevenly but better overall. What you talking about Jason? There is a famous study done of animals showing how perceived fair treatment is ingrained into nature. This experiment was done with monkeys to

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4 Basic Human Needs for Happiness

What makes us happy?  At work?  As a consumer?  In life?  Happiness likely has the same triggers in most any part of your life. It’s a fascinating topic that can take a lifetime to master.  Many companies desire a “great customer experience,” but they really put no effort into learning what makes a great experience.

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$5 Million Typo – The Importance of Controls

Read this story about a $5 million dollar “typo.” Most of us also remember the stock market crash caused when a broker typed 15 billion shares instead of 15 million, which was dubbed the fat-fingered market crash. I recently heard a story from an employee who caught a $500,000 bill that should have been $5,000 by calling

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Street Value of Prescription Drugs

In many situations, a person who is injured receives treatment longer than expected. This is very common when people are taking prescriptions or pain medications for long periods of time. There can be many reasons: dependence, addiction, misdiagnosed causation, driving up claims costs for settlement, etc. One that is not often explored is the street value

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The Story of Our Logo: Love It or Hate It

I’m often asked about our logo.  At conferences, people will walk up and say they love it, or it gives them a sense of good luck and they wear our t-shirts during sporting events.  Someone even has hit three jackpots wearing a Rising t-shirt and they wear it every time they go gambling now. Just as

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