Category Archives: development

Don’t hit the snooze button

I am the type of person that usually gets up before my alarm clock goes off in the morning.  Actually, most mornings it is well before it goes off.  I have that internal clock now that just knows when it … Continue reading

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“Never Go Back”

I just finished an awesome book.  I was so inspired by it that I finished it in one sitting.  That is really big for me. The name of the book is “Never Go Back” 10 Things You’ll never do again, … Continue reading

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Are you in a Growth Environment?

I heard this lesson years ago from my mentor John C. Maxwell.  Many of the elements he suggests for a growth environment have inspired my leadership style and my thinking to develop a growth environment for people in my circle. … Continue reading

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Willpower is finite…

I am reading the book “Start” by Jon Acuff.  I am half way through it, and it has me so motivated.  In one of the chapters he focuses on willpower.  I consider myself to have a lot of willpower, but … Continue reading

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Are you willing to do something different?

I have the fortunate opportunity to speak to a lot of people everyday about their personal goals and what they would like to accomplish in their career.   It is one of the coolest things about my job and it … Continue reading

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What is your E:E ratio?

There has been much debate lately about the 1%. Meaning the 1% of the most wealthy in our nation.  I love the 1%, my goal is to be one of them. One of my many mentors that I have constantly … Continue reading

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The things you learn

Last week I did not crack a book for two reasons. The one I was going to read wasn’t that exciting, so I tabled it.  I really hate to do that, but life is too short to read something that … Continue reading

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How to start off on the right foot…

I read a blog yesterday from Profiles International that was centered around on-boarding of  a new hire.  Which by the way if you are in the hiring, training, development, an employer, or an employee somewhere, I would encourage you to … Continue reading

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Which one is more important?

I have several morning routines, but there are two that are very critical for me to get my day started.  They are having my morning coffee and reading for at least thirty minutes. My definition of reading is something educational, … Continue reading

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11 Personal/Self-Development Tools that can make you money

There are many tools that could be used on a daily basis that can assist you in your personal and self-development.  Below is a list of the ones that I have found to be the most useful for me.  I … Continue reading

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