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Learning through Winning: Three Successful Lessons from the Kentucky Wildcats

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The undefeated Kentucky Wildcats are inching closer to a perfect regular season and it’s exciting to watch.

Last night’s game against Georgia, which Kentucky rallied to win 72-64, was among the best I’ve seen this season. But each Kentucky win prompts the same question from sports media pundits: Would the Wildcats be better off now losing a game in order to lessen the pressure of maintaining an undefeated season before entering the NCAA tournament? Remember, no team has finished the college basketball season as an undefeated champion since the 1976 Indiana Hoosiers.

Lessons in Entrepreneurship with Mac Anderson

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Mac Anderson

Mac Anderson is an entrepreneur of the highest order.

Many of you have Anderson’s innovative work on your walls or bookshelves and you don’t even know it. Successories, one of his earliest companies, is a producer of motivational office decorations; the framed posters feature photographs that are paired with words of leadership, perseverance, and motivation. With Successories, Anderson proclaimed that he was in the positive reinforcement business. He desired to remind businesses and individuals to stay on the path of positivity in a tasteful way.

Greatness Doesn’t Always Come in a “Five-Star” Package

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JJ Watt

It’s been three weeks since the Super Bowl (Sorry to my friends from Seattle for bringing this up again!) and a couple of weeks since National Signing Day.

From those two events, there were a few things that stood out to me—and reminded me of what really matters on our road to Greatness.

If you’re a college football fan, National Signing Day can be a media circus. The sporting networks track every four- and five-star recruit and their college football program selections—or rumors of their choices—relentlessly. Fans are barraged with information about where the alleged “most talented” players are going.