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In Praise of Dave Isbell

Word spreads about corporate culture. Provide an enriching work environment and you will attract high caliber co-workers who will challenge convention and raise the bar. That is the essential formula for sustainability in an ever changing world.

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The Eric Smith Madrigal Singers 20th Anniversary Performance

Once upon a time, in a place called Jacksonville, Florida, named for Andrew Jackson, who never set foot anywhere within it’s broad city limits, there were a city councilman, a bureaucrat, a semi-retired jazz festival producer and two telecommunications executives who had too much time on their hands. As they watched the pages of Jacksonville history turning, it occurred to them that many…

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Russian Christmas Music – January 16, 1971

By Scott Westerman “Music,” wrote Longfellow, “Is the universal language of mankind.” On a winter’s night in 1971, we spoke that language as one spiritual entity. We dropped our shields and revealed our best, most authentic selves. And for a few moments in time, fear, uncertainty and doubt fell away as music transformed us into best people we could ever…

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This Holiday Be Grateful For Those Who Serve

By Scott Westerman Listen to an audio version of this message. I marvel at our men and women in uniform. These days, it’s hard to get kids to make this a career, so I have a particular appreciation for those who have dedicated themselves to protecting our way of life for decades. They must work, even on the days we do…

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Love Notes From a Stay At Home Dad

There is no tougher job than parenting. It’s hard work and you never know how well you did it until it’s too late to do anything about it.

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How to create a memorable stump speech

By Scott Westerman Being able to articulate a message in a way that moves people is half science and half art. And it’s a learned skill. Here are some tips on creating a memorable stump speech. The first thing to figure out is what behavior you want your stump speech to generate. Is it a call to action or just…

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The soundtrack of your life

417 disks. Just over 45,000 tracks. From WLS to KHJ. From WVIC to WITL. From WPAG to WAAM. From WBZ to KDKA. From WABC to CHUM. From Great Britain to Peru. Inside these Jewel cases you’ll find acapellas and sonovoxes, countdowns and commercials and thousands and thousands and thousands of the short logos that defined the brand of your favorite radio…

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Ten Fundamentals for Changing the World

From the Positivity Blog.

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It’s the people, stupid.

I was an insomniac during high school. Even though I packed it in at around 10, it was usually 2AM before my head cleared and the sandman entered.  My companion was the clock radio. Surfing the dial I could hear the news from Philly on KYW, from New York on WCBS, the uniquely New England vibe of Larry Glick on…

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