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    4 Lessons For Success From Mayor Tom Kane

    4 Lessons For Success From Mayor Tom Kane In the television series Boss, Kelsey Grammer plays the ruthless, tough-minded, Machiavellian mayor of Chicago, Tom Kane. Kane is single-minded in pursuing his political agenda and allows no one,...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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    5 Reasons To Re-Visit The Classics

    5 Reasons To Re-Visit The Classics It was probably not the right time of life for you to read them—those long books filled with big words and strange syntax. But now that you’re older and have seen...

    • Posted March 6, 2015
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    How To Master The Art Of Conversation

    How To Master The Art Of Conversation The benefits of being a good conversationalist are not as appreciated as they should be. Persons who have the ability to engage, interest, and entertain others with their speech are...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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    10 Lessons Learned From 10 of the Most Life Changing Books of All Time

    I’ve always said a book is worth reading if you get just one good idea out of it.  Well, over the course of my life, and after reading hundreds of books I’ve found that sometimes you stumble...

    • Posted February 24, 2015
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    How to Create the “Burning Desire” That Makes Success Come Easily

    Today I want to share a big insight that changed every aspect of my life, and why I created a Facebook page to help you do the same thing. I first read the book Think and Grow...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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    Five Manly Last Minute Halloween Costumes

    Halloween has come around again, and this year you’ve decided it’s not for you. You’re just going to stay home, maybe watch a couple of scary movies, possibly keep a small bowl of candy near the door...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • Awesome Men Throughout History: Flip Wilson

    When Dave Chappelle famously lost his mind and walked out of his career back in 2005, people acted like it was an unprecedented abandonment of show business by a comedian at his peak. Some people still feel...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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  • Awesome Men Throughout History: Calvert Deforest

    Old school Letterman fans who remember when his show was actually funny probably remember Calvert Deforest, aka Larry “Bud” Melman, a weird little guy who looked like Patton Oswalt’s Dorian Gray portrait and was hilariously out of...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • Self Made man: Chad Atlas

    In my other TSB column, Awesome Men Throughout History, we looked at the strange but ultimately successful career of Bernarr MacFadden, a health and fitness guru who got Americans thinking about their longterm health in a more...

    • Posted September 27, 2014
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  • The Self-Made Man: Marc Maron

    Marc Maron and his groundbreaking comedy podcast, WTF, have been referenced a lot in my columns here at TSB, and I’ve often considered him for an Awesome Men Throughout History column, but upon reflection, I think Maron’s...

    • Posted September 26, 2014
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  • Awesome Men Throughout History: Vic Green

    This week’s Awesome Man Throughout History is cartoonist Vic Green, whose near-total obscurity is quite impressive in this day and age. Vic was a painter and cartoonist whose comic strip “Willie Dee” ran in newspapers from 1948...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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