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A Return to Love
25
Apr

I AM

Really think watching this segment of Oprah is worth the time. If nothing else it will allow for conversation. My only critical observation is that, unlike millions negatively affected by the economic downturn since 2008, Tom Shadyac made a choice to release his excessive possessions. Knowing what I do about spiritual transformation, I know he...
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18
Mar

Do You Want to be a Lap Dancer?

What is the price you are willing to pay to have financial success? During a business strategy call this morning I found myself using a personal example of a low water mark for financial success.  Lap dancers. Let me explain.  In the community I live, lap dancers out earn me by about 10 to 1. ...
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22
Feb

Marshmallows Predict Success in Life

It may be a holiday in the U.S. today, but one of the leading researchers in Positive Psychology combined a bit of holiday in Hawaii with a bit of work by posting the following article.  I remember the first time I read this work.  Being a sugar addict from birth, I had negative thoughts of...
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27
Jul

Be The Change

I have been doing a lot of writing which requires I search old files.  I came across this story which I know I have used in public presentations, yet don’t have any recollection where it originally came from. A newly promoted manager was out to change the world of business. After being in the job...
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17
Jul

The Change is Good Part 2

I will be direct.  What a surprise! Buy this book:  Infinite Possibilities by Mike Dooley. And sign up for his free daily message from the universe.  Mike is the least self-serving of any within the self-awareness community that I have encountered.  He is on point, he has stuff to sell, yet his sales is through...
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12
Jul

The Power of Few Words

One of the most enjoyable keynote speeches I ever heard was designed around quotes that made a point about the speakers life.  The speaker was a trained actress so there was extra power in her delivery, yet I have always felt the very few words that constitute most quotes contain as much significance as an...
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09
Jun

Spiritual Economics Part 1

I have a habit of reading ‘old’ books, meaning books that were published over 10 years ago. I often find – actually more than often – that the messages contained within the pages are as meaningful today as they were at the time of their original printing. On my list this month is Spiritual Economics...
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12
Mar

My Deepest Fear…

Dr. Success Challenge: For the next 30 days, look yourself in the mirror and recite this first person adaptation of Marianne William’s famous passage. Keep track of changes in your personal confidence during the 30 days. Keep track of days it is easy to do, and days that it is difficult. Keep track of the...
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