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The 80/20 Rule: Thanks to the 20

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to speak to a group of new recruits to the North Texas Alumni Association about how best to take advantage of their membership. Seeing as how I work at the Chamber of Commerce, a membership organization, and I hold membership in numerous professional and…

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A Celebration

The arrival of spring was last week’s column topic. I talked about new leaves and flowers, of patios and music. I talked about eagerly anticipating our upcoming festivals. I encouraged readers to get outside, take it all in, live out loud. And then, my friend and colleague of 26 years died. Just…

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Original Independent Outside

Something we do really well in Denton is outside. Perhaps a better way of saying it is that we do outside well. Spring is my favorite season. My father-in-law always said spring isn’t real until Easter has come and gone. His mantra was never put in a garden, no matter how tempting and promising the…

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