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This is Why Every Christmas is Joyous and Precious


I can’t count my blessings. I can’t count that high… I’m sitting on the front porch of my stepson’s house at The Hammocks in Miami. It’s early on Christmas morning and the neighborhood is quiet. So is the house. No one … Continue reading

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Here Are 5 Surefire Ways to Find Valuable Advice


“Be a selective listener. Listen to the voices of value that have experience, ideas, reputation; something valuable to share” ~ Jim Rohn I’ve come to use Jim Rohn’s great expression, “Voices of Value” a lot over the last 10 years after … Continue reading

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Why You Never Seem to Have Enough Time


There’s never enough time in the day. I can’t ever do all the things I need to do… A Simple Leadership Lesson: HOGWASH! There are so many things wrong with that quote. Let’s review some simple and basic facts: Basic Facts: There are precisely 24 … Continue reading

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This is Why Everybody Has to Define “Tough” Their Way


Tough is personal. It’s yours, and mine, and everyone else’s. All at the same time… Yours is not mine. Mine can’t be yours. Theirs? It’s just not going to fit us. Because it’s so unique and personal. Tough defies definition and … Continue reading

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Why for Many People, Being Mindful Just Plain Sucks


The very least we can do is to show up for life and learn from it In sports speak it’s called suiting up. Climbing out of the stands, taking the field and getting in the game. In general it’s about being … Continue reading

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As An Aspiring Leader, How Can You Demonstrate Skills and Value?


The best way to get an opportunity to lead is to act like you already are… Simply Ending Your Week: Historically the way to get a promotion to a leadership position was to make it known you were interested and then stand patiently by, waiting … Continue reading

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Why It’s Important for Injured Lions to Continue Roaring


What would we choose to talk about if we knew it was going to be the last thing we would be able to say? As in FOREVER… You can’t squeeze 20 years of living into 6 months. Can you? If we could stand in … Continue reading

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