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Lessons about Personal Strengths from Cal Ripken, Jr. Baseball legend Cal Ripken, Jr., spoke last week-end at the Glazer-Kennedy InfoSummit in Baltimore.
What an amazing life story he shared! I was lucky enough to get this photo with him after his talk. Cal’s 21-year career with the Baltimore Orioles included playing 2,632 consecutive games. That’s nearly 17 straight years without missing a game. An astonishing feat. What kind of person does it take to achieve that kind of record? Many rookies asked Cal that same question in his later years. Cal covered these eight traits in his presentation to our group and illustrated them with fascinating stories from his career.
Be consistent. Build physical and mental strength. Cal’s talk resonated with me at a deep level because the traits he described are exactly the kinds of personal strengths we’re helping people develop with our new online self-development service, ProStar Coach. Cal’s last slide summarized his approach to baseball and life. How to Build a Successful Blog: Must Have Resources. Someone pisses you off? Everyday in our lives, we met different people with different characters, starting with our own family member.
You may have some disagreements even with your mom or dad, or there are some things you don’t like from your siblings, or they simply piss you off. Oh well, they are all there. So.. What are we going to do now? It’s all back to our attitude. First, it’s a reminder for ourselves, don’t treat people the way we don’t want to be treated, that it’s not pleasant to be treated like that. Secondly, they are the examples of what we don’t want to become. So, it’s a good learning experience for us. CSS Lint. Apple continues to blur the line between pro and consumer — Apple News, Tips and Reviews.
Help. HTML5 fundamentals, Part 3: The power of HTML5 APIs. So, what is an API?
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