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Stephen Colbert to take over from David Letterman — Isn’t that right, Paul?

From one Baby Boomer to another — for the last time.

Late show transition among baby boomers — Stephen Colbert to take over from David Letterman

America’s favorite curmudgeonly late night talk show host, the venerable David Letterman, is giving way to America’s new favorite talk show master, Stephen Colbert. As perhaps two of the most recognizable comedic pop culture leaders from opposite ends of the Baby Boomer spectrum, Colbert’s ascension to CBS’ prime time late night throne offers…

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Changing of the guard at the Seattle Seahawks running back spot?

Changing of the guard at the Seattle Seahawks running back spot? Is 2014 the year Marshawn Lynch becomes “just a guy”? Better hope not. The contenders are unproven.

Is 2014 the year Marshawn Lynch becomes “just a guy”? Better hope not. The contenders are unproven.

The Seattle Seahawks’ rushing attack has been a beastly affair, of recent. How much longer can the Seahawks expect to remain a top-producing rushing offense as a mostly one-man operation?

Read about the state of the current and future Seattle Seahawks rushing attack on Oregon Sports News.

marshawn lynch — changing of the guard at the seattle seahawks' running back spot?

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The power of positive thinking: Proof?

Can you afford the luxury of negative thoughts and emotions? More importantly, if you’re charged with nurturing the development of another person, can you risk such negative effects — for their sake and yours?

Read about our need for positive thinking and how one researcher believes he has proof that it works.

the power of positive thinking: Proof?

Julian Rogers is a freelance writer, communications consultant and owner of Juju Eye…

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3 Seattle Seahawks that will step up in 2014

In the NFL, there are two kinds of players: key performers and role players. If you’re the latter, your team’s personnel department is always looking to replace you.

In the Seattle Seahawks’ championship season of 2013, a handful of part-time role players were called upon to play major roles. Here are three former role players that will play major roles in Seattle’s quest to repeat as Super Bowl…

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Beware the bucket list

Think hard, tourist.

I don’t want to die here in paradise. I paid for a round-trip ticket. Read my latest article for WiseTribe about how the Chilean earthquake made me feel like fool.

beware the bucket list — the view of Waikiki from Diamond Head

Julian Rogers is a freelance writer, communications consultant and owner of Juju Eye Communications. Follow him on Twitter (@mrturophile), or connect with him on LinkedIn and Google+.

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Teens are just as stressed as working adults

Stress takes its toll on every generation.

If you’re at a point in your career where you are in a leadership role, you know stress. You know who else knows stress? The guys and gals at the bottom of the totem pole. I know some folks who wistfully wonder about ditching their top managerial positions for a “less demanding” role. Sound familiar?

I hope not. It’s a fantasy. The bottom-rung workers…

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5 things you need to know about a living will

Do you have your advance directive in place?

A living will is a legal document (also known as an advance directive, health care directive and a physician’s directive) that a person uses to make known his or her wishes regarding life-prolonging medical treatments. A living will should not be confused with a living trust, which is a mechanism for holding and distributing a person’s assets to avoid…

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Millennials don’t want to be called environmentalists

According to a Pew Research Center report published earlier this month, America’s environmental movement has a problem. Millennials aren’t crazy about being labeled as “environmentalists.”

Strike that image of young, hearty, idealistic hordes mobilized to get in tune with nature and preserve our natural resources for the present and generations to come. Not interested. Or, at least they’re not as…

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Seattle Seahawks’ draft strategy shaping up

Seattle Seahawks’ draft strategy shaping up

For a draft-and-develop-minded organization, the Seattle Seahawks did not reap much in the way of first-season benefits from their 2013 draft class. This trend must not continue in 2014.

All the Seahawks’ marbles are in the draft basket with a little more than one month to go before the 2014 draft on May 8 – 10.

Read my latest article for Oregon Sports News about the Seahawks’ offseason strategy.

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Dying: Unlocking the ultimate mystery

Do you ever think about dying? I mean, really dying; the act of dying.

Do you wonder what it’s like? I used to, but I don’t anymore. I do not wonder what dying will be like because I am convinced I know what it feels like. I’ve done it several times. Not voluntarily, mind you.

I’m going to tell you what it’s like to die.

Dying: unlocking the ultimate mystery

Julian Rogers is a freelance writer, communications consultant and owner of

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