27. October 2010

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Removing Barriers: The Work of Making it Easy

Removing Barriers: The Work of Making it Easy

If you want to create a great first impression and develop raving fans you have to start by removing barriers and making it easy. Easy for them… not just easy for you. Barriers are those pinch points that confuse the customer or worse, stop them in their tracks. You’re lucky if you even hear of […]

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25. October 2010

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Productivity Tip: Being Proactive versus Reactive

Productivity Tip: Being Proactive versus Reactive

I’m a huge fan of efficiency, productivity and anything that might help me work smarter and faster without sacrificing quality. One productivity tip I have learned, the hard way, over the years is about being intentionally proactive with my time. It might sound rather simple but it’s easier said than done and something I have […]

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24. October 2010

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Prepare to Win

Prepare to Win

If you knew you were going to go on an expedition to climb Mount Everest you’d likely spend months maybe even years in advance training and preparing before you actually set foot on the mountain, right? It would be insanity to show up on a whim and just start climbing. The mountain is big and […]

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21. October 2010

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Seeing What Is or What Can Be

Seeing What Is or What Can Be

A lot of times it’s easy to see something for what it is, as it is, and just be okay with it staying there. It’s something else to see more… to see not just what it is… but what it can be. And it’s even greater to do something about it. To actually invest the […]

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19. October 2010

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How to Achieve Success as a Leader

How to Achieve Success as a Leader

Learning to be an effective leader is in part discovering what to do but, equally as important, it’s also learning what NOT to do. As a leader rises on the wings of his or her success… the game begins to change. What made someone a rock star at one level could very well be what […]

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19. October 2010

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Going Viral – A Tip on Getting People to Share

Going Viral – A Tip on Getting People to Share

“How do I make ___ go viral?” It’s a common question out there in the land of marketing. Let me first tell you that NO ONE has the answer 100% figured out and if they tell you they do, run away because they are lying to you. Sure, there are fundamentals that work across the […]

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18. October 2010

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The Benefits of Being a Hustler

The Benefits of Being a Hustler

Do you want to set yourself apart? Differentiate and be known for something more? Maybe you just want to be one of the few who moves from having an idea to actually making it become a reality. If so, you might want to consider becoming a hustler. I’m not talking about some shady guy in […]

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15. October 2010

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Stop Waiting for Perfection

Stop Waiting for Perfection

Perfection is a myth. You’ll never be fully ready. You’ll never have all of it figured out. If you wait to have it just right, you’ll never start. And starting is the hardest but most important part. Strive for excellence but don’t let perfectionism be an excuse… because, let’s face it, it can be and […]

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13. October 2010

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Reality is Subjective and Based On Our Perspective

Reality is Subjective and Based On Our Perspective

There were two men standing in the yard. One man says, it sure is bright out today. The other man says, it’s pretty dark out to me. Who is correct? Both. One man had his eyes open. The other had his eyes shut. Moral of the story? Perspective IS reality. We don’t live our lives […]

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11. October 2010

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The Leadership and Influence Summit

The Leadership and Influence Summit

I’ve heard it said that the world doesn’t need more great leaders, the world needs more great people who lead. I believe in that statement and it’s precisely why I look for opportunities to equip others to better themselves and their leadership potential. The better we are, the more positive influence we create and the […]

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