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John D. Rockefeller's Birthplace

For more than half of my life I've lived less than 30 miles from John D. Rockefeller's birthplace in Richford, NY. Actually in the early 1840s,...

The Curse of the Rockefellers

On one quaint Sunday in New York in the early 1900s, Laura Rockefeller, wife of John D. Rockefeller, attended church. During the service, an all too...

Perverse Incentives - Australia's Second Fleet

On January 19, 1790, three ships left England en route to Australia. This was the second fleet of ships to colonize Australia. The First Fleet was...

Finding Talent Before Others

In 1959, Columbia Records was out of touch. Young Americans were no longer into jazz or classical music, Columbia’s core. They were interested in new...

It's Time to Develop Your Repertoire

Imagine having the ability to commit 10,000 pieces of data to memory. And you can recall and perform each part instantly and effortlessly. Now, I’...

Consistency Matters

“You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.”                - Bob Dylan, ‘Subterranean Homesick Blues’Yuma, Arizona is considered to be one...

Case Study - A.L. Ueltschi

Albert Lee “Al” Ueltschi (May 15, 1917 – October 18, 2012) is considered the father of modern flight training and was the founder of FlightSafety International. His...

Case Study - R. Thyagarajan

R. Thyagarajan (or RT as he is affectionately known) is a remarkable human being. He created the Shriram group - a group worth more than $10...

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