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Great Story… The Greek Freak, the Key is Consistency

Giannis Antetokounmpo, the 6'11" forward for the Milwaukee Bucks, also known as The Greek Freak is slowly taking over the NBA one game at a time. He and his team will face off against the Boston Celtics in the second round of the NBA playoffs early next week. What many don't know about Giannis is the road he had to ...
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The Trojan Horse… And Why I Still Remind Myself of the Message!

It was on this day back in 1184 BC that the Greeks are said to have entered Troy using the Trojan Horse. There's been a ton of debate about the story for centuries, some argue it's historical fact while others say it's mostly fiction. Many scholars believe that there is a historical core to the tale but the details remain ...
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Will the Market Continue Up From Record Highs?

Stocks remain strong as both the Nasdaq and S&P 500 post fresh new record closing highs. Bloomberg analyst noted that it took 14 weeks for the stock market to fall and 17 weeks to recover. As long as you didn't blowout of your positions, most investors are now made whole and perhaps even up a bit. The question is, can ...
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How to be Successful at Work or in Business

I recently received an interesting article from Taylor Pearson , a personal coach and business consultant down in Austin, Texas. I thought it was an interesting take on personal growth regarding work and business. I know a lot of friends and family who say they feel stuck and or constantly searching for financial reward. As I travel along my journey ...
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Ray Dalio’s Thoughts on the Future of Capitalism

Ray Dalio's Thoughts on the Future of Capitalism Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates LP, the world’s biggest hedge fund, believes capitalism has developed into a system that is promoting an ever-wider wealth gap that puts the very existence of the United States at risk. In a two-part series published on LinkedIn, as well as seen last night on ...
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Great Story… Awesome Guns!!!

Great Story... Awesome Guns!!! After visiting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and witnessing the changing of the guard, Beretta patriarch, Giuseppe Beretta, said, “We have to do something better for these men.” Consequently, Baretta made presentation-­­grade M9s that were built and carried by Tomb Guard sentinels beginning February 17, 1988. The Beretta M9 served well alongside American servicemen and ...
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Slowdown a Moment and Think About What’s Really Important…

Slowdown a Moment and Think About What's Really Important... The image below was passed along to me from an old friend in the trading world. It makes me stop and think... are my wife and I, and our kids, doing enough to help others and leave the world in a better place? I'd like to believe we are. In fact, ...
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Great Story About Colonel Sanders

Great Story About Colonel Sanders It was on this day back in 1930 that an iconic American restaurant chain called "KFC" [Kentucky Fried Chicken] was founded by Colonel Harland Sanders in North Corbin, Kentucky. What many don't realize is the amazing story behind its success and start. Harland David Sanders was born just a few miles east of Henryville, Indiana ...
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Grandpa The Gambler

Grandpa The Gambler With tax-season on our doorstep, this old e-mail has resurfaced and always brings a chuckle...Thought I would pass along. The IRS decides to audit Grandpa, and summons him to the IRS office. The auditor was not surprised when Grandpa showed up with his attorney. The auditor said, "Well, sir, you have an extravagant lifestyle and no full-time ...
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The Secret To Improving Your Grain Marketing… and Everything Else!

The Secret To Improving Your Grain Marketing... and Everything Else! As I travel around the country speaking to producers and ag professionals, I'm constantly being asked by individuals how they can improve their overall marketing skills? I've thought about this question for years and my conclusion remains the same… Simply think of the successes of great sports teams or businesses ...
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