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You Only Get One Chance To Fail…

September 18, 2011 0 Comments

I met a friend’s husband a while back and we got to talking. Through the discussion, we started talking about success and failure… a passionate topic for me. As we discussed our views, he made an outstanding comment that has a lot of interesting truth in it. He said, “You only have one chance to […]

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Being Centered… Maybe Not

March 31, 2011 1 Comment

Often people say that you need to be centered.  That you need to find your center. I won’t disagree with that but I will add a slightly different point of view.  While you need to be centered and know who it is that you are as a leader, business leader, or personal and professional person.  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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The Tortoise, The Hare & The… Flower

March 25, 2010 0 Comments

As mentioned in a previous blog, my family and I just came back from an amazing skiing vacation where my 3 kids learned to ski for the very first time.  Watching them grow up is like a Masters degree in understanding more about people, how we perform, lead, learn, and just generally provides a lot […]

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Are You Falling Enough?

March 23, 2010 0 Comments

My family and I just finished a week’s vacation skiing which included amazing weather, lots of fun with friends, pretty good snow conditions for March and lessons for the kids.  In fact, this was the first time that any of our kids had been on skis and they had a truly amazing experience with really […]

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Modelling, The Unwilling & Courage

October 6, 2009 2 Comments

Found some interesting notes of mine that must have been sitting around for a couple of years.  They were only a few short lines on a small piece of paper but they spoke a truth that can help anyone who doesn’t know how to do something.  In fact, the notes are so basic that they could […]

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SNAP – The Sound of a Habit Breaking

September 21, 2009 0 Comments

I was listening to an “expert” in the personal performance field talk about habits the other day.  It was interesting.  Didn’t agree with all that she had to say but it did get me thinking about habits some more.  I’ve thought about and researched this area about as much as anyone, I guess.  And, I’ve […]

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Learning…

July 22, 2009 0 Comments

Just attended a convention for my profession – professional speaking. It’s a convention in the United States that I go to each year and it brings together a lot of my colleagues — 1500-2000 of us. One message that I kept hearing over and over was that the people there were going to the convention […]

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YouTube Scientific Research… Really

June 25, 2009 0 Comments

Okay, I love science and research.  It has its time and place.  But, this example is both fascinating, wierd and yet very entertaining. Scientists stumbled across an interesting scientific question on YouTube and then they proceeded to study it on Youtube.  This is not a joke and has provided some very interesting results, but like […]

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