Author: Erik Dees

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Make reality-based decisions

In 2008, I decided to go back to school while working full time. Because I was motivated, I assumed I could handle a large course load. I decided to take…

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Avoid the collision

I was driving home late at night, anxious to return home. As I passed the car in front of me, it made a sharp turn into my lane without warning….

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Check your gauges

I can still remember the feeling of handling the controls of the small plane flying over Beaver Lake. The scenery was beautiful, and the sense of momentary control of the…

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Hold the center

As a leader, how comfortable are you with pausing? For me, one of the hardest things you can ask me to do is to stand still when I think I…