Monthly Archives: April 2012

A “Thankful” Attitude

“I don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.” ~ Anne Frank  Life never seems to have a shortage of challenges to throw at us. This past week, two people I care very deeply about … Continue reading

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Book Review: OWN THE ROOM

Are you a public speaker or a business professional that gives presentations, looking for a book to help you become a better speaker? Look no further than OWN THE ROOM: Business Presentations That Persuade, Engage & Get Results. Co-authored by David … Continue reading

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The Danger of Over-promising and Under-delivering

“The number one goal of the economic stimulus plan is to create 3 million jobs over the next two years, less than 20% of which will be government jobs.” ~ Barack Hussein Obama  While I’m finding it difficult to find … Continue reading

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Inspiration Among the Team

“Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in your life, it’s about what you inspire others to accomplish as well.” ~ Author unknown  Companies do everything possible to try to avoid turnover and for good reason – the expense of … Continue reading

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Book Review: MAKE YOUR SHIFT

When it comes to goal setting, most people are pretty familiar with the SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Time-bound) method of goal planning. The SMART system of goal setting has helped millions of people achieve their goals. Still millions … Continue reading

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Make Adjustments and Keep Moving Forward

“Life is a series of adjustments; you can make changes along the way, but if you don’t start moving forward you’ll never get anywhere.” ~ Kimora Lee Simmons  Believe it or not, 2012 is already 1 quarter over. Only 3 … Continue reading

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The Dangerous Habit of Jumping to Conclusions

“The only exercise some people get is from jumping to conclusions, running people down and dodging responsibility.” ~ Author unknown  This week I’ve just been flooded with the reality of the first subject of this quote – how often people … Continue reading

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