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Trajectory: The Importance of Knowing Where We Are Going

By Matthew Fritz

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OH! THE PLACES YOU’LL GO!
You’ll be on your way up! You’ll be seeing great sights!
You’ll join the high fliers who soar to high heights.

Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss)

Its 9:45am at Chicago’s O’Hare International Terminal as American Airlines Flight 1693 hums patiently at Gate K18 on the snow-covered ramp as passengers take their seats. In seat 27E of the Boeing 737-800 sits 8-year old Jim Nelson—excited and eager for his first airplane flight. His parents have done a great job keeping the destination a secret as they place their bags …read more

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The Leader’s Harvest

By Matthew Fritz

 

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.”
Robert Louis Stevenson

Seeds are very curious entities—small, innocuous . . . mostly overlooked. Incredibly, they are filled with an amazing power for growth — A growth for greatness. The same can be said for your capability to seeding leadership potential!

A farming friend once told me that a single shaft of wheat — left undamaged and allowed to grow unchecked — could spontaneously multiply into a crop large enough to feed the entire world population for an entire year–within only eight years. Likewise, with …read more

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Confrontation From A Fruit Fly’s Perspective

By Matthew Fritz

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“Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a banana.”
Groucho Marx

There are over 5,000 species of fruit fly in the tephritidae family, each with unique properties. So many species, in fact, biologists have made it a favorite pastime to analyze the tiny creature in the quest for advancements ranging from ecology to neurobiology. The variations span the gamut of evolutionary differences, each having come into being via environmental necessity. One recent discovery is the G. Tridens species, its wings bearing a striking resemblance to ants, complete with legs and large eyes. Scientists theorize the markings are meant to confuse and …read more

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