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Think For Yourself

“The future is here already, it’s just not evenly distributed.” – William Gibson, sci-fi author of Johnny Mnemonic. The film was in theaters in 1995 but the setting of the movie was today – 2021! Supporting customers in a fast-paced, highly competitive era of innovation and technology, maintaining safety and
August 10, 2020 By Chad K. Fooshee This quote by legendary coach John Wooden has been one of my favorites since I discovered Coach Wooden.  I used it with my daughter as her fifth-grade recreational basketball league coach.  She was usually one of the faster players but hadn’t yet learned
“Society in every state is a blessing, but government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil, and in its worst state is an intolerable one.”  Thomas Paine, Common Sense (1776) The Value of Freedom.  In January 1776, Thomas Paine’s most famous literary work, Common Sense, was published
“No man can step in the same river twice…”  Heraclitus (c. 500 B.C.) Change is Inevitable.  According to Heraclitus, one of the pre-Socratic philosophers, the fundamental essence of the universe is change.  In the Holy Bible, about 200 years before Heraclitus, the prophet Isaiah wrote with each new experience we
“A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.” Henry Ford Henry Ford Challenged the Cost of Creativity Henry Ford lived from 1863 to 1947.  While his approach to solving problems and creating value for others embodied the American entrepreneurial spirit, he didn’t invent the automobile, and he