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Our past can be our biggest enemy. One that is extremely difficult to fight. So, while we are aware of it, we should not focus on it. The fight is in front of us. We should never focus on things we cannot change. Things that have came and gone are no more. I went back to where I grew up. Stood at the top of the hill that once looked down on the acres of land we had. I imagined the plum and crabapple trees we would eat from as we played outside. I could almost feel...

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The world moves at an incredible speed and those of us that fail to keep up often get left behind. We move like dinosaurs. Taking our sweet time, stopping to look around and eat a little bit. We may even take a long nap and then decide to just continue tomorrow. Dinosaurs don’t adapt well to what’s next. They cling to the “way things were”.

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Time doesn’t change things. It is us, the people that changes things over time. It is nature and science that shifts the very soil that we walk on. All the while time minds its own business and just keeps moving along. It doesn’t stop for any reason. If at any moment we fail to do something that we should, we lose that time.

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My most productive teams were the ones that enjoyed their work so much that even though they laughed and joked with each other, they almost competed at who could produce the most. They had little time for distractions. My absolute best time spent in a relationship were those moments when there was no one else around except my lady. My kids have the most memories from those times where I was giving them 100% of my attention playing, teaching or simply talking with them.

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In a recent interview, I heard Daymond John say to “make it, master it, then matter!” I am a witness that this works as long as we work. Fifteen years ago, I started 8 Robinsons LLC, a family-owned web and design agency at the time. I wanted to prove that I could lead, manage, create, and grow a brand from the ground up. I had worked for several top companies by then including 7yrs with IBM. Only I could not get into management or leadership positions.

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