Miss Cellaneous

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A Tribute: To A Fallen Friend And Hero

My best friend, Donnie Tillar convinced me to go to West Point.  He was a year older than I was.  Thanks to his persuasiveness I joined my childhood friend as part of the Corps of Cadets.  This is a Memorial Day tribute to Donnie. This is worth reposting annually.

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Help Me Finish My Book – Who Is Your Leadership Hero?

Friends, I need a favor. Please help my dad, General Jim Anderson and I write our leadership book. We want to better understand what each of you admires in a leader. It will take you less than 2 minutes to answer these questions below. Maybe they are someone you know personally, or have read about, […]

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IMPACT Talk Radio Host Dave Anderson 30 min with Sandra Beck on Leading a Business and a Family as a Single Parent

Dave Anderson speaks with Media and Marketing Entrepreuner Sandra Beck about Leading a Business and a Family as a Single Parent. All past and current podcasts also available on iTunes. (Over 4 Million downloads to date!) Please rate us on iTunes as well! Other resources -free PDF downloads of character-based interview questions are available at […]

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Two Common and Controllable Causes of Stress

Some people are always stressed, while others always seem calm. Some people are anxious about every decision, while others seem content with the possibility of failure. As I observe both types of people, I believe there are two self-created issues that set us up for stressful days and nights. They are mindsets that we have […]

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3 Keys To Good Advice

It was another day at work with Janet.  She was once again telling me about her problems with her boyfriend.  In my mind, she needed to ditch this loser. I was confident he was lying to her, cheating on her, and was not the guy she should commit to any longer.  But, her friends were […]

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Someone has died? 5 Things to Do

I have no words.  What can I do?  This does not make any sense.  It is not fair. I agree.  That is what I feel right now, plus so much more.  I have anger and sadness. People have died and there are people in pain in Texas and across the ocean to other countries because […]

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Determining Your Family’s Values

Just like any organization, every family needs a set of values. The values in a family may not be on a website or on a poster in the breakroom, but all families would do well to determine what values they hold dear. Values help organizations and families understand what is most important and what they […]

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Four Choices We All Have

They were in their robes and ready to be done with high school. I was the only thing between them and graduation and the family celebrations to follow. As the keynote speaker, I knew I better keep it short and do everything I could to make it memorable. I spoke about the choices they all […]

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Can Humility and Confidence Coexist?

I spent a long time believing that if I was good at something, I needed to tell people about it. I thought it was a sign of confidence. Looking back, I realize I turned a lot of people off with that attitude. Few people would argue that confidence is not an important trait for successful […]

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Wisdom Versus Intelligence

I knew some brilliant people in high school.  They made good grades and graduated without even trying.  They went to good colleges and got impressive degrees. I also knew some people in high school who struggled with grades.  Try as they might, they fought to make it to graduation day.  Some went to community college […]

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