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Tom Rath is Fully Charged

by Andrea Goeglein Tom Rath’s new book has me fully charged.  Before I tell you why, I want to thank – again – Ben Dean of Mentor Coach for the outstanding educational platform he has developed.  I bought Fully Charged because I received a notice that Ben was doing an interview with Tom.  If you...
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The Village Effect

The Village Effect will give you a fresh look at why we gather during the holiday season — and just might help you rethink where you invest your time this holiday season and the  rest of the year!  Just answer a few of these questions for yourself: Do you have more energy or do you...
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The Focus to Succeed

You must Focus to Succeed and Heidi Grant Halvorson has developed some free, short assessments (magic word after a holiday spending binge on the first day back to business — free and short) to help you do both.  If you started this new year with a list of intentions, a bucket list or some good...
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Urgent and Unimportant

Want to share a 4×4 that Ben Dean of Mentor Coach used in our Blue Sky Thinking class last week.  This 4×4 is known as the Covey Time Management Matrix.  See https://www.stephencovey.com/  for more about work Stephen Covey and his company has developed. The question I will put to you is simple:  How much of...
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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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