Do You Remember Me?

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How many new people do you meet in a week? 1, 2, 3, 5+ ..? Depending on how social you are and your line of work, that number could vary and be quite large. But, how many of those people would you say are memorable? Meaning, you remembered there was “something about them” or something… Read more »

Operating in your “Zone of Genius”

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Has this ever happened? You win an award, you have an amazing day, or you get a big promotion — then all of a sudden something negative happens in another part of your life, perhaps you have a big fight with your partner, you get sick or experience a set-back in your health? Or, while… Read more »

NEED Is Not A Four-Letter Word

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It was a Thursday afternoon business luncheon, pretty standard protocol — a bit of networking before lunch was served, small talk and getting to know those at my table, and then a presentation from featured speakers. Afterwards, we were asked to mingle about the room and say to each person we were speaking with “I… Read more »

It’s Time to STRETCH

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Stretch: (VERB) To extend, force, or make serve beyond the normal or proper limits; Be made or be capable of being made longer or wider without tearing or breaking.   Recently, I watched an interview where actor/producer/writer/director Edward Burns was talking about a single act that changed the course of his life. He told the…

Taking the #Fail out of Failure

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“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan People who are the greatest at what they… Read more »

Lead with the Give

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Does the thought of networking fill you with a sense of dread or obligation? Or, have you resolved that it is a necessary part of business, and go in with the mindset, “What can this person do for me?” or “What can I GET from attending this event?” Now, what if you flipped that thinking… Read more »