Monthly Archives: February 2015

Decide; Work Smarter and Lead, book notes and summary

Decide; Work Smarter, Reduce your Stress, and Lead by example. author: Steve McClatchy Link to book: http://www.amazon.com/Decide-Smarter-Reduce-Stress-Example/dp/1118554388/ Steve McClatchy has taken time management and priorities to a different level.  He presents the material in his book in a unique way with … Continue reading

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What will your dash say

Kind of a morbid topic on a Friday.  But nonetheless it is the one that is on my mind.  And why not write about this, maybe it will fire you up a little.  This week I have had a million … Continue reading

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Stop Whining and Start Working

Throughout my career I have tried to learn something from just about everyone I have interacted with.  I believe that every single person we interact with has the ability to teach us something that we didn’t already know. You just … Continue reading

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Why being broke sucks

I grew up in a lower middle class family.  We didn’t go without and parents worked very hard to give my brothers and I everything we ever wanted, and what they could afford.  I never thought about being rich or … Continue reading

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WellBeing; The Five Essential Elements; summary and notes

Title:  Well Being; The Five Essential Elements.  Authors: Tom Rath and Jim Hartner.  Tom Rath is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Strenthsfinder 2.0.  Strengthsfinder was listed by USA Today as the best business book in 2008. … Continue reading

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Movement versus Improvement

It is 4:00 pm and I have accomplished a lot today.  Take a look at my to do list. There are a lot of things with lines through them that I was able to get done today.  Does this sound … Continue reading

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You should study more

When I use the word “Study” with most people look at me like I am crazy. The word “study” is used primarily in formal education and in most cases in our society it means study enough to learn the material, … Continue reading

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3 ways to increasing your income

I am around a lot of people who want to increase their income.  I think that is a worthwhile and valuable goal to have.  It is a goal that most of us have on some level, I know I do. … Continue reading

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The reason why you procrastinate

Procrastination is a disease and if you aren’t careful it can kill you.  It can kill your spirit, it can kill your confidence, and it, really can kill you.  If you don’t get the pain in your chest checked out, … Continue reading

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How to Kill a Unicorn; book notes and summary

Book Title:  How to Kill a Unicorn; How the Worlds hottest innovation factory builds bold ideas that make it to market.  Mark Payne the founder of Fahrenheit 212 is the author of the book and provides his playbook on how … Continue reading

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