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Paul Butler

I am rarely the smartest guy in the room, but I understand what the word “inclusive” means. I remember one school teacher who taught the way to understand some words is to recognize what they’re not. Surely, “inclusive” means “exclusive of none.” In...

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The five types of co-workers

My wife and I have planned, Lord willing, to run a half-marathon in every state. A couple of days ago, we ran No. 7 on the big island of Hawaii. I noticed...

Paul Butler: Don’t be annoying

DIt’s a global phenomenon that no one likes a know-it-all. I learned this in the spring of 1976 when in the fifth grade at school, our class was reading Roald...

Paul Butler: ‘I am someone’

I sing in the choir at my church, and so this past weekend was a very special one, because we celebrated the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. This is...

Paul Butler: Change is constant

This past weekend we took a family trip to Yosemite. My in-laws are visiting from England, and they’d never seen the natural wonders of the giant, ancient...

Paul Butler: Make a contribution

Last night, I had the honor of facilitating a leadership seminar for the Santa Clarita Valley Jaycees. For those of you who’ve not heard of them, they are a...

Paul Butler: Young at heart

“You are as old as you feel.” I always thought that was a strange phrase. I’m older now than when I typed the first words of this article. “Young at heart” is...