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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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Real People… Real Seer

The seer was a specialist in the casting of twigs; he threw them on the ground and made interpretations based on how they fell. When asked how he reads the future, he replied, “It is not that I am reading … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Reference Group

Who do you spend the most time with? Who are the people you most admire? Are those two groups of people the same? If not, why not? The people with whom you habitually associate are called your “reference group.” According … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Failure

No one sets failure as a goal. Yet, failure is a statistical probability in life, and we need to be prepared to face the possibility of it. We can’t be afraid to fail. Confidence isn’t gained by the timid and … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Best Effort

Pie Man with the letter T

A great competitor welcomes worthy opponents and the hard battle and defines success, first and foremost, as performing at his best when his very best is needed. A great leader teaches the organization to do the same. He also teaches … Continue reading

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Real People… Really Extraordinary

New York Taxi

“The distance between a passenger and a driver in a car is less than three feet, but that difference is huge. People who choose to be passengers are subject to going where the drivers are going. Passengers have no control … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Starters

Orchestra Conductor

Have you ever heard Yogi Berra’s famous comment, “It ain’t over ‘til it’s over?” Would you be surprised to know that sometimes it IS over before it is over…and you can know when that is if you know the Law … Continue reading

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