• Fariborz

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    [Editor’s Note: This column presents the text of the third and fourth pages of the formal, color invitation that Master Corley presents to his students who are invited to his school’s Lead...

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    Setting The Bar Higher

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Fariborz

What Matters Most

Twelve months ago, I sat down to begin writing a column for this magazine, a column about philosophy and how it relates to business. And at the time, my son had just been born and things were changing in my life. Up until that point, while running my business, I would get caught up with ...

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In Pursuit of Mastery and Leadership

[Editor’s Note: This column presents the text of the third and fourth pages of the formal, color invitation that Master Corley presents to his students who are invited to his school’s Leadership Training program. It reflects his thoughts on the pursuit of mastery. Read and use whichever parts you like…and be sure to walk the ...

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ClassicalThought

The ABCs of Your Class

You became a martial arts instructor because you believed in a personal philosophy or vision. Your grandfather, aunts, uncles and parents didn’t push you into this career. If your relatives and friends did, then your experience is unique. Most of us believed in “something” that we wanted to pass to a younger generation. Some of ...

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