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The Honor of Being Honored

Is it fitting for someone who promotes the development of personal success to be honored for doing that work? Fitting? I am not sure. I hope I would continue to do this work regardless of whether I was ever honored or recognized at any level. Yet, when I was nominated and subsequently honored, I did...
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How to Happy Up A Conversation

Successful Conversations in Interesting Times What is a Successful Conversation? One that makes you feel better when you have completed it than before you had it. During these interesting economic times there is no better opportunity to practice engaging in conversations that matter. To guide the conversations toward possible positive action instead of dejection and...
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Target Stores Hits the Bullseye

It does not take being Dr. Success to know that the mark of a great company is its people, yet every so often I am dazzled by a customer service experience. When I am I need to pause and pay tribute to not only the person (whose name I do not know) who delivered the...
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Memorial Day

Memorial Day is officially designated as a day to honor those in the military, especially those who gave their lives during their service to our country. Although focused on those in the military, it is really about honoring and remembering those who have served. I have decided to use this day to honor and remember...
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Some Make Lemonade, Others Create New Drinks

This is the second in a series of four blogs which I will be posting about a 20 something who has embraced their natural strengths and created early positive movement on their crooked road of success.Dr. Success Challenge: Pick your favorite top strength from your VIA (Values In Action) results. I know you have now...
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Generation X Marks the Spot

In honor of May – the month dedicated to mothers, I plan to feature four outstanding 20-30 somethings who are finding their footing on the crooked road of success by using their personal strengths to light their early journey.   What are “personal” strengths? Go to www.authentichappiness.org and take the Values In Action (VIA) survey...
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Practice, Practice, Practice

If you want to build muscle, you must do physical exercise. If you want to be healthy, you must eat a balanced diet. If you want to enjoy your retirement, you must save so your money will be there when you retire. Okay, scratch that one, some facts are momentary fictions! But…. I don’t mean,...
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Resistance, Resilience, Transitions and Allowing

Dr. Success™ Challenge: If you feel stuck in any area of your life right now, find a book that inspires you (means you need to take action instead of complain). After reading the book, find five people to speak to about what you read, learned and what action you will be taking because of your...
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The Answers to Life are In the Questions You Ask

The Answers to Life are in the Questions You Ask How do you know…? In my profession it is not unusual to have someone ask a question as a way of seeking advice. I will be asked a question such as, “How do you know if a job offer is the right one to take?”...
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