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Category Archives: Motivation

Real People… Redirect

Have you ever found yourself in a ditch, seemingly unable to move forward or backward? Despite your best efforts of rocking your car back and forth, the tires continue to spin, throwing mud in all directions and ultimately digging the … Continue reading

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Real People… True to Myself

Playwright Neil Simon once gave a commencement address with the theme of being true to yourself. He said, “Don’t listen to those who say it’s not done that way. Maybe it is not, but maybe it can be. Don’t listen … Continue reading

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Real People… Redefine Limitations

Once there were two men fishing on the same side of the river. The younger guy was not catching a thing, while the old man caught everything in sight. The young man noticed, however, that when the old man caught … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Belief

I…I believe…I believe that…I believe that we…I believe that we will…I believe that we will win! I believe that we will win! If you watched any of the recent World Cup Soccer games involving the US Men’s Team, you probably … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Decisions

Deciding to decide can be one of the most difficult things we do. Going through the intellectual and emotional gymnastics of deciding is not always easy. It can keep you up all night, weighing the pros and cons. It can … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Risk Takers

There is a saying in baseball that “you can’t steal second with your feet on first.” Would Ricky Henderson have stolen more bases than any player in major league history if he were afraid to risk being thrown out? The … Continue reading

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IRD Blog

My goodness! Over 1,600 members were in Little Rock, Arkansas, to celebrate at our 69th International Recognition Days, where more than 500 KOPS formed a brilliant Circle of Light to help all of us find our way to our healthiest, most … Continue reading

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