Category Archives: self improvement

Your Personal Board of Advisors

“Our chief want in life is someone who will cause us to do our best” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson   A few weeks ago in my blog, I mentioned about Andy Andrews being on my Board of Advisors. Since then, … Continue reading

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Breaking the Law of Averages

“If you’re doing what everybody else is doing and thinking like everybody else is thinking, you’re probably doing something wrong.”  ~ Andy Andrews   A couple of weeks ago while traveling; I received a tweet from one of the long-time … Continue reading

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Compete Against Yourself

“Those who are able to inspire will create a following of people – supporters, voters, customers, workers – who act for the good of the whole not because they have to, but because they want to.”  ~ Simon Sinek Everything … Continue reading

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What Gets Measured Gets Done

“What gets measured gets done.”  ~ Jack Daly Believe it or not, we’re only a month and a few days away from the year being half over. How are your goals for the year working out? Are you on target? … Continue reading

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Why Motivate When You Can Inspire?

“Energy motivates but charisma inspires.” ~ Simon Shinek Having high energy certainly motives people. The problem with that is, when he energy is removed, so is the motivation. The late Zig Ziglar may have described motivation best when he said, “People often … Continue reading

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What’s Your Excuse?

“Most times, we don’t even believe our own excuses. We know they’re simply not true. They’re just an easy way to justify our own mediocrity and save face.” ~ Camilo Cruz ~ author of Once Upon a Cow When Camilo … Continue reading

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Exceeding Expectations

“Here is a simple but powerful rule: always give people more than what they expect from you.” ~ Nelson Boswell  We all like to get more than we expected. Remember that time when you were a little kid eating those … Continue reading

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