Priorities – Do You Act On Yours?

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When we think about aligning our time and actions with our highest priorities, most of us get excited but feel lost at exactly how to shift from where we are to where we want to be. It’s easy to allow the latest fire, request, email, or minor task to distract us. Staying true to our […]

What’s Your Elevator Speech?

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Do you believe that an opportunity may present itself at any moment? Are you ready for it? A good way to know if you are is to role play with yourself. Introduce the following scenario to yourself: You enter an elevator and find you are standing with a potential customer for your business. You have […]

How Do You Create Success?

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It is my observation that the difference between someone who is wildly successful and one who is not has little to do with intelligence and capability. While those characteristics are important, an individual’s belief in themselves and their ability to stay fixated on their life’s purpose regardless of external circumstances make a far bigger difference. […]

Power Of One Small Step

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This may sound obvious, but it amazes me how easy it is to talk about change in a way that would seem to indicate complete buy-in, and yet take no action. Inertia is a powerful force. What can we do as leaders? For ourselves, we can repeatedly review our overarching goal, and commit to taking […]

Engage the team in “WHAT NEXT?”

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Bi-weekly, our executive team hosts a leadership development session for our managers.  This week, we gave it a twist with the instruction to the team to bring their creativity, wild ideas, and game changers.  We spent 60 minutes in a fast paced brainstorming session generating ideas on where we want to take the business from a product, […]

What Drives You?

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My experience is that almost everyone can tell you the value of setting goals and then prioritizing their work based on those goals.  Most people have heard the “big rocks, pebbles, sand, water” analogy for optimizing results.  And yet, how many people actually practice goal setting? To do lists and project management tools, while incredibly […]

Optimizing Meetings In Your Business

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A cost center for most organizations is meetings.  This is true even though most companies don’t track it as such.  Consider the true cost of meetings.  First and fundamentally, if you simply calculate the cost / hour of your key team members in terms of compensation, and multiply that times a conservative number that represents […]

Rules for Living

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The rules we choose, consciously or otherwise, to govern our lives determine our reality.  By consciously choosing powerful, positive, and spiritual rules, we create the opportunity for a powerful, positive, and spiritual life.  What are rules for living?  They are the what we believe to be true about ourselves.  They are the thoughts we have in the face of […]