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Are you following your Calling?

Are you following your Calling?

If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, "Here lived a great...

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How to conquer the habits that hold you back

We all would love to lose some weight, be more fit, have some extra financial security and have some time to enjoy life more, but our habits often get in our way to meeting our goals. Freeing yourself from your habits can be tough. I know that several...

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A letter for the hurting leader

How you define yourself determines your personal value. -Brian Bloye Leadership and life are not all sunshine and roses. There are going to be times when you question your leadership, the direction of your life and the decision that you made. Some of your...

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The Be Series: Be Mickey Mouse

Don't stress over anything that you can't change. -Mickey Mouse Mickey Mouse is an icon known around the world. You can meet him at 6 different parks around the world, watch him on his own TV channel or go to your local store and find clothing and...

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The Be Series: Be the Rabbit

Rabbits are everywhere! No matter where you live, you likely have them in or near your geographical area. They live on every continent except Antartica and there are over 305 different breeds found in over 70 countries. These cute little animals can...

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The Be Series: Be the Turtle

Turtles are among the most diverse creatures on the planet. How many species of animals can you name that live in the ocean, land, lakes, and swamps? Not very many for sure. They are associated with being wise, committed, although a bit introverted. Here are...

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The Be Series: Be the Risk Taker

If you dare nothing, then when the day is over, nothing is all you will gain. -Neil Gaiman We love our set routines and the relative safety that our jobs provide. I know I do. The best leaders don't settle for status quo and are great risk takers for their...

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How to get clarity in a blurry world

Have you ever had one of those moments in your life where you felt like you were wearing rain covered glasses? You can see, sort of, but you don't really know where you are going or what you are doing. Clarity in work and life is important to be successful, but...

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Disconnect from the “Always On” culture

Your phone; it's both equally empowering and debilitating at the same time. There have been several times over the last couple of years, where I've refreshed my email app only  to say, "Darn it, I shouldn't have done that."  I now had a new...

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Vision

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.-Warren G. Bennis   It's a new year!  It's a time to wash away the old of the prior year and to make a fresh start for 2019. You have all the potential in the world ahead of you. The vision that you cast now...

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Finish Well

There is nothing like crossing the finish line...it is just an emotional thing to accomplish.    Whew, we are almost to Christmas! I hope you get to celebrate Christmas this week and enjoy some time with those close to you.  As we get closer to Christmas, we usually...

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How to network for success

Networking. It will either excite you, make your eyes roll, or perhaps make you want to jump off a cliff depending on your personality type. The word itself can seem very transactional. It doesn't have to be though. The best networks are built upon...

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Find happiness everywhere!

Success doesn't make us happy, but happiness makes us successful.Shawn Achor  Finding Happiness and dealing with anxiety are hot topics in the United States. Books dealing with anxiety rose 26% over last year and books dealing with happiness rose 83% over...

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Don’t try too hard

I know that it's frustrating when you put so much effort into something and come up short. Besides, that's what we teach; work hard, play hard, and enjoy life. It is possible to try to force things too much at times and come across as trying too hard....

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4 steps to building your brand

Just like the culture at your company, school or home, your brand is out there and creating itself every day.  That personal brand is what you are currently known for to others. They may have the power to decide what their opinion is of you, but you have...

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