Board President's Monthly Column - April 2017

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Now is the Time to Get Committed

By Thomas A. Brophy ([email protected]), president and CEO at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C., and president of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation.

I have heard that the difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs. The pig is committed; the chicken is involved. This saying has been attributed to everyone from Abraham Lincoln to Martina Navratilova. (Perhaps Navratilova would be interested in our upcoming Golf & Tennis Classic - read below for more.) Nevertheless, the historical sources have greater certainty that Lincoln sasid in a more earnest manner, "Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality." 

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