Monthly Archives: July 2014

What is your brand, internally and externally?

I am a trainer by nature and luckily I have been able to turn it into a career.  One of the main reasons I blog is because it allows me to flesh out my thoughts before delivering it. Personal Branding … Continue reading

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Why not think rich

If you have never heard of the classic business book that is on everyones list as the top business book of all times, here is your introduction to it.  Think and Grow Rich was written by Napoleon Hill.  It is … Continue reading

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Have some manners

I see it everyday and I am sure you do as well.  I am just as guilty as the next person from time to time.  That is not taking the time to engage and interact with the people you come … Continue reading

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5 Things you must do today for your own success!

1.  Write down the one big thing you must get accomplished today or someone will die.  Not literally, but what if you approached everyday like this?  I must accomplish this one thing or someone will die.  Would you be sure … Continue reading

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Are these 7 things holding your business back?

In 2012, Dale Carnegie and associates conducted a study in over 80 countries and across businesses large and small.  This study was conducted to see what the needs were in all of these organizations across the world. The most valuable … Continue reading

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X amount of things I wish I would have learned sooner

There are many things I wish I would have learned sooner, but now that I got it, I refuse to lose it. Do more than you are asked to do. Read more. Work harder on yourself than you do anything … Continue reading

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140 characters or less book summaries

My last 5 reads summarized in 140 characters or less. 1.  Trump 101 “The Way to Success” author: Donald Trump To be successful you must think big, work hard, eliminate problems, find quick solutions, get outside your comfort zone, and … Continue reading

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Work, Play, and Deliberate Practice

I have learned, in some cases the hard way, that you can’t see the entire field when you are playing the game. Why do you think coaches are so vital for success in any activity. They help you see the … Continue reading

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1 year ago: What has changed? NOT MUCH

It was about a year ago this month that I made the decision to stop watching the NEWS.  Yes the NEWS.  Mainly the National News.  Yes, I was a FOX News junky.  I watched the O’Reilly Factor, Hannity, and Greta. … Continue reading

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Game Changers do this

What is a game changer?  The first use of this term (according to google, so it must be right?) was in 1993.  The definition:  a newly introduced element or factor that changes an existing situation or activity in a significant … Continue reading

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