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goals
03
Oct

Unexpected Gifts

When I created the Random Acts of Kindle Kindness to celebrate the one year anniversary of the events that became Don’t Die with Your Song Unsung, I had some strategic goals for the book and the campaign. I did not achieve those goals. Instead, the campaign is achieving goals I could never have planned to achieve —...
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15
Jun

The Power of Willpower

Willpower has returned!  Thanks to the research of Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney and the publication of their recent book, Willpower:  Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength, willpower is shaking its reputation as a character flaw and being studied as a strength to be developed. The transition from studying why people lack willpower to studying...
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10
Apr

Goals: Committed or Convenient

Are your life goals ones that you are committed to, or ones that are convenient to hold? Recently I became acquainted with a master brand strategist, Lou Rubin, Managing Partner of OutGrowth Consulting.  He told me he rode his bike to the office each day.  He lives in New York City.  A few days after...
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28
Jun

Technology and Growth

Here is a quick tip for today.  Make yourself a video of something you really feel good about that you did.  Add music.  Upload to your smart phone.  Throughout the day if you find your personal inspiration going a bit flat, take a few minutes and watch your video.  It will remind every cell in...
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15
Jun

I Am Enough

So much of adult life is focused on what has to happen next in order for some goal to be achieved. From the mundane of brushing your teeth to the sublime of creating and sustaining happiness and success, we are schooled in setting goals, making lists, and taking steps to achieve our goals. What would...
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27
Mar

Does the Word “Spiritual” Make You Uptight?

Would you be willing to explore spirituality if I told you it would make you more resilient? There is one question that I have been asked more in the last several months than at any other time in my business career. The question is: “How do you survive this economy?” I know at some level...
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28
Jan

Las Vegas Encore to Success

Even Dr. Success™ needs a boost and is in the process of creating her next great Encore to Success. Lucky for me, no place personifies the concept “fake it till you make it”, like Las Vegas. Las Vegas is famous for holding out the promise of a better day and that anything good is possible....
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13
Oct

Goals as Guideposts – Not Tombstones

One of the first questions we’re asked as children is, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” In the United States this question literally begins our life-long process of goal setting, especially in our careers. We are encouraged in our culture to set goals, goals and more goals. We are taught how...
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