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Coaching meets the Real World

June 22, 2011 0 Comments

I have blogged on this before, but it is so good that I need to remind everyone of it again. I want you to watch a video on a coach who has an amazing grasp of what motivates people, in particular young people. When you’re done, reflect on how this applies to you.  What can […]

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Soon Is Not a Calendar Date….

February 27, 2011 0 Comments

Recently, I had a conversation with a friend and we were talking about something that they were working and needed to complete. I asked them when they were going to be finished. Their answer…. Soon. My immediate and impulsive response was… “Soon is not a calendar date.” And, it’s true. You can’t find Soon between […]

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Nike 2.0 — Just Do Anything

January 28, 2011 0 Comments

Everyone now and then I will find myself stuck.  Everyone does.  Your trying to get your list of things done, but you become overwhelmed, or you just start to phase out and you find yourself sitting and doing nothing.  What’s the cure if you’ve got big projects due and your just can’t get started.  In […]

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Dreaming

January 23, 2011 0 Comments

“All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangereous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible.” T.E. Lawrence I came across this […]

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Happy New Year 2011: What Will Dare To Do This Year?

January 6, 2011 0 Comments

Happy New Year Everyone! So, is it going to be a great year?  What are your schemes and dreams for this year?  I’d love to hear what you’re going to dare to do this year.  What’s going to make this year special for you? It’s time to continue my tradition of asking people to write down what you […]

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Reading and Writing…

December 14, 2010 0 Comments

Here’s an interesting problem…. It’s a variation of the “if a tree falls in the forest does it make a sound?”  Does someone become a writer only after someone starts reading their material.  And, more specifically for people in my business, if no one actually follows the models and systems that you write about, are […]

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Hesitation Hurts… Indecision Kills…

July 26, 2010 4 Comments

It’s true. Hesitation does hurt. Think of all the times that you have hesitated and lost. Perhaps it was a job opening, an exam answer, a new relationship or even that last piece of cake.  It all counts and it all hurts when the only thing holding you back from having made it was […]

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Mindscape Changes Its Landscape

May 12, 2010 0 Comments

Okay, it happened a little while back, but I still should be telling you about my new website on World Class Excellence.  This newly minted site is the first half of a 2 stage upgrade.  The layout and structure has changed to be more easily accessible but, the most important thing is that there is […]

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Real Customer Service — Ritz Carleton Customer Service

January 25, 2010 0 Comments

Every now and then, everyone has an experience with customer service that is just awful. That’s not a surprise. It’s bound to happen that you’re going to experience that from time to time. What’s unfortunate is that I think many of us find the customer service that we experience on a daily basis is lacklustre. […]

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Happy New Year 2010: The Year Of You…

January 15, 2010 4 Comments

Happy New Year to All!! It’s going to be another great year, again. So, have you decided?  It’s part way through the month of January and hopefully you’ve decided what this is going to be The Year Of… for you.  Have you done this before?  No, then, read on. I’ve started a tradition in asking […]

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