Tag: Priorities

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Yes, it’s a battle between saving human lives (and their homes) vs. a species that may or may not make it on “The List”. Anyone care to guess which species wins? http://www.foxnews.com/us/2015/09/21/shift-in-firefighting-strategy-prioritizes-protection-sage-grouse/ More

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If you’re the one in the household doing most of the shopping, cooking, and kitchen clean-up, you know that being the family cook is time-consuming. Feeding the family–providing infrastructure for a healthy, productive life–is an undertaking that compares to a part-time job in hours and energy invested. Although the role can be satisfying (for example, everyone’s favorite spaghetti sauce that can […]

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Your Top Two, Number-One Priorities

 

William_CaseyLast week, I suggested that Republicans should identify a short list of easy, low-risk, political victories with a mind toward establishing credibility and gaining momentum toward bigger, riskier, more important projects. That begs the question of what those bigger priorities should be, and that makes for some difficult decision making. As my dad’s former boss, Director of Central Intelligence Bill Casey, once explained to him:

If you’re brilliant, you can accomplish one thing. If you’re a genius you can accomplish two. The trick is to figure out the two things you want to get done, forget everything else, and be willing to take the beating you’ll get when everyone complains about all the things you didn’t get done.

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