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In our American culture, the “path” for personal development is greatly laid out for us. As a baby, there are milestone check points for parents to follow. Age appropriate toys and videos teach toddlers numbers, letters and words. At kindergarten (sometimes before) the formal training begins. An academic progression monitors

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Fish! A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results

Fish! A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results is a great quick-read to inspire and motivate. Based on the story of a fish market in Seattle, “FISH” offers wisdom for everyday living. The book focuses on four key concepts: Choosing your attitude. Explore concepts like the “toxic energy

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What Are You Tolerating?

Now is a great time to assess your environment for maximum productivity.  An exercise that is great for cleaning up your environment is to visit your tolerations.  What are you tolerating? Take steps today to start to remove those nagging annoyances that subconsciously suck energy from you. Really, it is amazing

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10 Secrets to Productivity for the Sales Person

Because of the nature of many sales jobs (and other jobs too, but especially sales), it is common to get seduced into following the “urgent” carrot. This “urgent” carrot is whatever opportunity for a sale that is in front of me. I see the potential sale, I follow it. Period.

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Monday Morning Leadership

Monday Morning Leadership is a great book that can be read in one sitting and then re-read over the course of 8 days or 8 weeks. Phenomenal MUST read. It includes 8 easy to digest mentoring sessions that one of the authors, David Cottrell, had sitting at the feet of

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Fear What? (part 2)

So what causes these fears? Fears come when we feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible or probable situation or event.  The situations we fear can be created in our minds or be real possibilities.  Nonetheless they cause us to pause or stop our forward movement toward achieving what we

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Fear What? (part1)

In this article we will: look at fear understand how it holds us back  teach us how to overcome it so that we can do what we need to do to be effective and valuable   Fear shows up in many different ways and on many different levels.  Some feel insecure and fearful

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Touch It Once

With everything you touch, decide at that moment is this something I need to DO, FILE or TOSS? If it is ‘to do’, put it where it goes to do it. If it is to file, file it. If it is to toss, definitely toss it. Sort your mail by

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7 Habits of Highly Effective People

This is one of Steven Covey’s foundational books on how to be effective and productive. There are many great tips and strategies in this book. One of the most common is the 4 box grid which helps identify the important vs. urgent. In our society today it is almost impossible to

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Now, Discover Your Strengths

In their new book, “Now, Discover Your Strengths,” authors Marcus Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton suggest that we tend to focus on what needs to be “fixed” with ourselves. Then, they demonstrate how fluid and successful life is when we set aside our shortcomings and truly leverage our own strengths.

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Maximize Time, Energy and Efforts (part 2)

2. Define New Habits. What needs to change? (chaotically running from thing to thing) What would help me do better? (prioritizing, doing important things 1st, 1 hour of focus time with no distractions) List 3 things you what you want to start (from 8-9 don’t answer phone, 10 min. daily

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Maximize Time, Energy and Efforts (part 1)

It is very easy to get into the REACTIONARY circle of life! We deal with what comes up and are hard pressed to make progress on our to-do lists! Here are a few strategies on how to maximize your time, energy and effort through good planning, habits and personal perspective!

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Create Partnerships to Share Everyday Aspects of Your Business

An independent business owner (IBO) often thinks he has to “do it all.” For example he may say, ”I am my business, who else can help with this?” But you can outsource just about anything, for a price. Many IBO’s may be willing to outsource for technical things such as web development, printing,

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Goal Setting That Sticks!! (part 2)

3.  Write goals in 1st person, with emotion and as if they were complete. For example: I have a balanced and peaceful life working 40 hours a week earning $100K in a field I love, AND have 3 quality hours each day to spend with my family in addition to feeling

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Goal Setting That Sticks!! (part 1)

If you look around at the “successful” people in life, they are setting goals. Often we are resistant to setting goals. There are many reasons, pessimism that they won’t work, fear of failure, lack of time, lack of thought, etc. The irony is you cannot arrive in a place you

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The Power of Passion (part 2)

Why have passion? Is it possible that everyone has a passion or are some people just more “emotional”? Passion is seen as you look out into the world and selflessly allow yourself to be an instrument, using your gifts and talents. As you do this, you will begin to see

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The Power of Passion (part 1)

There once was a man, Jack, who worked very hard in his job. He had gone to school in an area of interest and got a job working in a similar industry. He found a good wife and they had 3 wonderful children. Life was good in his adult years,

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ENERGY BUILDERS: Top 5 ways to engage ….

5. Stuck? Do a mental purge. List or tell someone everything that is on your mind. What is holding you back? What is consuming your mental hard drive space? 4. Overwhelmed? What is MOST important? Look at your list. Which one thing if you completed it would make the biggest difference?

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Job Searching: A New Vision & Different Way

At times it can be difficult for a person to have a vision of what they want for their career future or how to recognize and find jobs/careers that fit “us”. To find the career of our choice takes work, intentional looking and design. At times people are not sure what they want and feel just need a JOB and so they wait for something to “jump out at them.” Learn a different way to approach your future career and job search.

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