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Happy Thanksgiving!

Hope you have a wonderful day reflecting on the many blessings we have. If you are surrounded by friends, family and good food, consider yourself extra blessed! More Than A Day As Thanksgiving Day rolls around, It brings up some facts, quite profound. We may think that we're poor, Feel like bums, insecure, But in…
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3 Keys To Get Traction In Your Life/Work

In today’s highly changing business world, getting traction in your business or achieving success can be a challenge. Competing for people’s attention and standing out in the crowd are keys to get to where you want in business. With so many things to do, many quickly feel overwhelmed. First, don’t get so consumed by frustrations…
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How Is Your Perspective Affecting You?

It is obvious that depending on our location, distance and view we see things differently.  Understanding how perspective on topics and life outlooks can create differences and can lead to conflict, stress and challenge is less obvious. We might know this, but perspective can be a hard topic to self-reflect on. Due to the fact…
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Perfectionism

Often we people (especially perfectionists) can think of perfectionism as a positive and honorable thing.  After all, it is the quest for doing things well and doing things right. The more I look at perfectionism, the more I realize how much I struggle with it. I personally am very far from being perfect. As a…
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Change Can Be Challenging

Change can be a challenging. Period. While some “like” change, most of the general population does not like change and even those who do, have areas they like it the way they have it. The challenge is that the world is constantly changing, like it or not. Generally speaking, if you do not change and…
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Book Review: Career Distinction (with supporting 360 assessment tool)

This book is a fantastic resource and not only helps the person on the career search but any person seeking definition of their professional brand and to understand their leadership impact (how they are currently understood or impact others). I use this book and assessment for all three of these areas: career search leadership development…
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Energy Tips for Leaders on the Verge of Burnout 

It is natural that there are some instances where you can feel discouraged, down and even depressed about the certain happenings in your work and life. However, it is best for you to take over your problems rather than your problems taking over you. As a leader, it can be a lonely place. You have information…
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6 Performance Habits by Jeff Haden

In his LinkedIn article, 6 High-Performance Habits Only the Most Extraordinary People Share, Backed by Science, Jeff Haden revealed 6 habits for high performance shared with him by Brendon Burchard who has spent 20 years answering the question, "how do we become more successful and feel more fulfilled?" Burchard wrote about this subject in High Performance Habits: How Extraordinary…
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How Leaders Influence While Managers Direct by George Bradt

It takes two to tango and two to influence. Both the influencer and the person being influenced must want it to work and must invest in making it work. Consider the difference between leading and managing and different level of engagement before trying to influence anyone. In brief, leaders influence contribution and commitment while managers direct compliance. Don’t make…
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25 Books for Success Shared by Success.com

How To Win Friends and Influence People The Richest Man in Babylon Think and Grow Rich The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom: Practical and Spiritual Steps So You Can Stop Worrying The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives The Law of Success In Sixteen Lessons…
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