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Doug Dickerson on Leadership

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Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. – Helen Keller

A story is told of Floyd Collins who in February, 1925, climbed into Sand Cove in search of fortune. Suddenly, his lantern failed. Crawling through the darkness, Collin’s foot hit a seven ton boulder. It fell on his leg, trapping him in the coffin-like narrows of a dark, subterranean straitjacket. For days Collins was trapped 125 feet below the ground in an ice-cold space 8 inches high and 12 inches long.

In the meantime, his plight became a national sensation. As the rescue attempt wore on, some 50,000 tourists bought hot dogs, balloons, and soft drinks from vendors at the cave in Kentucky. But in the end, Floyd Collins died alone, in the icy darkness, crying out deliriously, “Get me out. Why don’t you take me out? Kiss me goodbye, I’m…

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