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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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Creativity and Pirate Marshmallows

March 3, 2011 0 Comments

Artists are expected to have creativity.  And, so many times, artists come up with truly inspiring,  or even just plan fun, creations.  Even with only a few household items, in the hands of someone creative, they can help to create a story.  As many of you know, my family and I are going to be sailing […]

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It’s what you do… isn’t it?

January 31, 2011 0 Comments

Listen.  That’s one of the best actions one can take to discover more about oneself. A colleague once asked me why I wasn’t listed under a certain topic area in a directory.  I responded that I was actually under other areas.  Her response was eye-opening, or perhaps… ear opening.  She said… “Isn’t that what you […]

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Perception, Branding and Authenticity

January 15, 2011 0 Comments

One, they involve an area that I love, “perception”.  Here’s an example of the ad that show’s how we can all perceive things differently.  It’s wonderfully different and makes a point. Second, they struck out and started to use an area that was previously unused.  And, now they “own” that space.  We all think of […]

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The Examined Life (or Career, or Business, or Sports Team or…)

September 30, 2010 0 Comments

Socrates said many amazing things. None of which really needs to be improved upon. However, let’s look at the comment, “The unexamined life is not worth living.” It’s a very interesting statement that is making a certain commentary which has a bit of truth to it. If one were to live without any examination of […]

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Being Humbled

September 29, 2010 2 Comments

It’s necessary.  I’ve needed to clean out and organize my office for a long time.  Too long as with many of us.  But, the truth is that it is also the right time.  But, that’s a completely different blog post. Cleaning out my office I noticed an award I received for leadership when I was […]

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Inspiration…

September 24, 2010 0 Comments

When you think of the word “inspiration” most of you will think of a word that could be defined as: — Arousing to a particular emotion or action  — You may think of people that are an inspiration for others.  You may think of those things that cause people to be motivated to do great things. If […]

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Wisdom From the Caribbean… All You Gotta Do Is…

August 31, 2010 4 Comments

Visiting with friends in the British Virgin Islands, I was reminded about a piece of wisdom from my wife’s colleague.  In fact, I may have been last told this piece of wisdom many years ago from him.  He’s an easy going, successful part of the British Virgin Island community and holds many pieces of wisdom.  […]

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When Time is Dead…

August 30, 2010 10 Comments

As a few of you know, I am on vacation with my family. We’re sailing on our new yacht in the British Virgin Islands [www.legendyachtcharter.com], a favourite spot in the world for us. A funny thing happened near the beginning of the vacation – both my sports watch and my wife’s sports watch died pretty […]

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Attitude is Everything…

May 31, 2010 5 Comments

This is a short course on attitude, visually.  We all have those people in our life who send us those emails that make their rounds.  And, we all from time to time will read those emails, although most of the time, we’ll just delete them.  And, less frequently, we’ll find an email that really makes […]

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