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Cal Ripken: Captivated by Ayn Rand’s Philosophy

From Into it: Cal Ripken – CSMonitor.com:

We asked the baseball ‘iron man’ and motivational speaker what he’s watching, reading, and listening to.

Reading? A lot of business books, including Jack Welch’s Winning. When you first start going on speaking tours, you find that the values you’re aspiring to are shared by other people, but they communicate them differently. So books like that give you some perspective. I read Sports Business Journal and The Wall Street Journal – I know the value of being current. I also revisit The Fountainhead, by Ayn Rand, regularly. I’m captivated by the philosophy, the concept of doing it all for yourself. … Listening to?

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