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My role models in the business were the older guys on my team when I first got there: Gray Scott, Adrian Smith, Roland Taylor. These were the guys who took me under their wing, and really schooled me in terms of what the business was about.
 

One of the commitments that I personally have now is to a diverse approach to buying businesses, and the operation of those businesses.
 

One of the things in the back of my mind is that, after my sports experience, I never want to be, totally consumed by any one endeavor, other than my family life.
 

Right up until the time I retired at age 37, I felt like there were still things that I could do better.
 

Teachers are sort of faced with a thankless task, because no matter how good they are, unless they find a way to personally rationalize the rewards of their effort, nobody else is really going to do it for them en masse.
 

That was just my own personal program: I didn't want to get too high over the good moments because I didn't want to be saddened and depressed when things didn't go as I had planned.
 

The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical.
 

There's the typical books, Moby Dick and, I guess in my adult life I began to read biographies more than fiction. I started to want to relate to other people's lives, things that had really happened.
 

They are taking steps, but they are baby steps.
 

To be great we need to win games we aren't supposed to win.
 

When handling the ball, I always would look for daylight, wherever there was daylight.
 

When I went to Philadelphia I was 26 years old and really sitting on top of the world. Family life, a professional career, plenty of friends and associates, and a good reputation, a wish list that could be the envy of many.
 

When the crowd appreciates you, it encourages you to be a little more daring, I think.
 

With the crowds on your side, it's easier to play up to your potential.
 


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