Aspirin or Vitamins?

If you have a burning headache, you’ll do whatever it takes to subdue it.  If it’s 3:00 am on a cold, snowy night and you are out of pain killers, you’ll bundle up, drive to a 24-hour pharmacy, and desperately pay nearly any cost to alleviate your pain. Vitamins are a different story.  They are…

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Duke University’s coach Mike Krzyzewski has won more games than any other men’s college basketball coach in history.  He’s the big cheese.  The top dog.  The head honcho.  His leadership skills have produced unparalleled success and he’s had a tremendous influence on the world of sports. One of Coach K’s key rituals is to declare…

How Bad Do You Want It?

My friend Les Gold, star of the hit TV series Hardcore Pawn, gave a dynamic speech this week that left the audience mesmerized.   His opening line really struck me: “How bad do you want it?” As products of a consumer-driven society, we want just about everything.  We want fancy cars, palatial homes, and exotic travel.  We also…