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Is it a Who Or a What Problem?

In ‘who’ organizations the important issues all revolve around ‘who" said it, did, didn't do it or why they did it or didn't do it. In these organizations there is enough finger ..
(October 04, 2008)
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During Challenging Times Get Creative

During challenging times you have two choices; whine, complain and sit and wait for things to get better or you can start to see your challenges in new creative ways learning how to use these ..
(October 04, 2008)
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What's Your Personal Motto These Days?

Successful people tend to have a variety of ways of maintaining their positive outlook during difficult or challenging times. Some have personal mission statements while others use a variety of ..
(October 04, 2008)
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What is Truth to You?

Truth, what is truth? Your truth? Mine? And what makes anything true or not true? I say it's not humid outside and you say the humidity is blistering. I say the world is a better place than it was ..
(October 04, 2008)
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The Journey From Loneliness to Solitude

Here I sit waiting for something to happen, anything. The phone to ring, a visitor or even a stray cat that wanders onto my front porch looking for some attention or a handout. How did I get here? ..
(May 03, 2008)
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Defining Moments For You

Sooner or later each of us has a unique defining moment in our life where we suddenly see clearly what actions we should take, decisions we should make or behaviors that we need to eliminate or ..
(August 03, 2008)
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Have You Ever Wondered?

One of my favorite lines is, “Don't die wondering. " When I first read it in a book a few years ago I wondered what it meant. Then I spent an evening contemplating these three simple yet ..
(August 03, 2008)
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Are Your Salespeople Sabotaging Their Success?

Many salespeople could be so much more successful than they are. All that is needed is a willingness to stop behaviors that hurt their success and replace them with actions and attitudes that will ..
(January 04, 2007)
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So, You Think You Have The Perfect Relationship?

Is there such a thing as a perfect relationship? If so what does it look like? First let’s define perfect. Perfect – excellent or complete beyond practical or theoretical improvement. Want ..
(April 02, 2007)
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What Is Leadership Anyway?

What is leadership anyway? According to James MacGregor Burns, who authored the Nobel prize-winning book Leadership, there are at least 130 current definitions of leadership; while Warren Bemis and ..
(April 02, 2007)
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The Search Continues

Each of us has within us the desire as well as the capability of finding success in life. The key is to know how you are defining that success and how you are continually thinking about and acting on .
(April 02, 2007)
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Learning Is A Process Not An Event

Many people today look at learning as an event; attending a seminar, listening to a CD one time or reading a self-help book once. Here’s the problem when you see learning as an event. The ..
(March 30, 2007)
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How's Your Passion These Days?

If there is a fire in your gut there are bound to be a few sparked flying out of your mouth. Passion is different than enthusiasm. Passion is the fuel that drives you toward the finish line. It is ..
(March 30, 2007)
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Success Rituals

One of my heroes, Ben Franklin, who was one of the great minds of his generation over 250 years ago had a simple program for success, wealth and happiness. As one of the people who shaped the United ..
(February 24, 2007)
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Above Ground, Life's Gifts To You

Your life is filled with choices that lead you to your enlightenment or keep you stuck in the ambiguity of adversity, disillusionment, distress, and discouragement. I, for one, have spent many hours .
(February 03, 2007)
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Are You A Self Promoter?

Have you ever heard of any of these people: Dale Earnhardt Dr. Phil Martha Stewart Donald Trump Madonna Billy Graham Regardless of their chosen profession, business or discipline, each of them ..
(February 03, 2007)
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Fighting Any Inner Battles Lately?

The ability to build long term successful relationships requires many skills such as: - effective communication - patience - acceptance - tolerance - commitment and too many more to list. One of the .
(February 02, 2007)
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Spending Too Much Time Behind Your Desk?

When was the last time you got out from behind your desk and just wandered around your department or organization with no particular agenda in mind other than to just talk with the members of your ..
(February 02, 2007)
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A Lack Of Accountability Is One Of Corporate America's Biggest .

One of the major challenges facing organizations today is to ensure accountability with its policies, procedures and philosophy. Over the years, I have seen numerous instances where there are rules, ..
(February 02, 2007)
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The Rapids Of Change

I have recently taken up white water rafting as a new hobby. This is my third year experiencing the thrill, as well as the self-discovery, this activity can provide. A few weeks ago, I spent the day ..
(January 04, 2007)
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When Will You Know If You Are Successful?

Even more importantly, when will you know you have achieved it? These are two critical questions that we must have reasonable insight into as we move toward our destiny in life. As I have traveled ..
(January 04, 2007)
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Successful Managers

Over the years I have been asked by many of the attendees in my management seminars, “What are the common traits of successful managers?” The list is too long for any article for this ..
(January 04, 2007)
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Are You A Planner Or A Crisis Management Expert?

One of the biggest shortcomings of many managers and business owners is the lack of ability, willingness or time required to plan. Planning involves a variety of issues, steps, agendas, requirements ..
(January 04, 2007)
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What's The Role Of The Sales Manager?

There are four major issues that impact sales performance. They are: 1. The type, frequency and content of sales training. 2. The coaching and training ability of the sales manager. 3. The ..
(January 04, 2007)
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Are Your People Busy or Hiding Out?

Over the years, I have observed many salespeople and their routines – daily, weekly, monthly and yearly. It is my belief that many salespeople waste a great deal of time. Some of the common time ..
(January 04, 2007)
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