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When people have deceived or manipulated us, it's difficult to forgive them.

I've worked for some terrific bosses over the years. One of them is Jim Grey, whose luck with his own bosses hasn't been quite as good as mine.

Jim recently ran into a bad one, and he's ...

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Eavesdropping isn't exactly a sin, but it's certainly impolite.

And yet I couldn't help it. Much.

I was getting some coffee in the break room. Outside, in the hallway, God was having an argument with the Devil.

I tried not to listen. But God has that deep, booming voice that kind of commands your attention. If you doubt me, just ...

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Is your life "cursed" in some way?

A traumatic childhood? Health problems? Poor self-esteem?

You can turn your curse into your blessing.

The American novelist Ernest Hemingway said it well:

"Life breaks everyone, ...

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A while back, I worked for a tech company where I reported to the company's CEO.

The main thing I learned was never to take a job at a company founded and run by a business-school professor.

The other thing I learned was that in the wrong hands, veto power can cause a lot ...

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Why is common sense so uncommon?

I've been reading Robert Curry's excellent new book Reclaiming Common Sense.

It got me thinking about why I and many other people often lack common sense.

For example, in college ...

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