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Planned Neglect | How to Achieve Your Goals

January 10, 2021
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One of my biggest tools for success is not quite normal. It’s called “planned neglect.” Sounds weird, right? How can neglect help you achieve your goals? It may sound weird, but I promise it works! You can achieve your goals with this not-so-normal strategy. How Planned Neglect Helps You Achieve Your Goals In his book…

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How to Become a Motivational Speaker – Deliver Great Content in an Unforgettable Way

December 15, 2020
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Yes, I am a motivational speaker. And yes, I say that with pride. The reason I am proud to say I am a motivational speaker is because there are two categories of motivational speakers. The first category is the content-weak motivational speaker. This keynote speaker fills his or her presentation with lots of slogans and…

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2 Words of Appreciation That Are Good For Your Health

December 1, 2020
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There are two words of appreciation that are also good for your health. Here they are: Thank You!  Expressing these two words of appreciation are positive not only for the recipient but also for the person expressing an attitude of gratitude. For instance, saying thank you increases: Happiness Health Loyalty Productivity Friendship Energy Additionally, expressing…

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High Intention Low Attachment in Goal Setting

November 9, 2020
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As some of you may know, I used to coach our community summer swim team for 13 seasons. Each season, I worked with 150-180 swimmers ages 4-18. I loved coaching this team, and it was a privilege to serve as the head coach for so many years. One thing I especially enjoyed about coaching the…

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What Is Marketing? – The Critical Success Factors of Serving and Sharing

October 25, 2020
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Several years ago I attended a training conference where an expert shared a marketing strategy he called ABM… Always Be Marketing. If you are an entrepreneur or in sales, you know the importance of having a good marketing mix. You probably even realize that ABM is an important concept and likely a key to success for…

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2 Leadership Traits You MUST Have If You Want To Succeed!

August 31, 2020
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I did a google search on the phrase leadership traits. 277,000,000 results. I also did one on must-have leadership traits. 81,300,000 results. Important leadership traits. 111,000,000 results. Key leadership traits. 61,000,000 results. Essential leadership traits. 49,500,000 results. Obviously, there is a lot of discussion about leadership qualities. Do you ever think we make it too…

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BIG is Little and Little is BIG

August 16, 2020
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If you’ve been around long enough, you will know one of my favorite sayings is: “Big is little and little is big. “ Here’s why… I speak to a lot of leaders, employers, and entrepreneurs on the topic of how to be successful. During my keynotes, I often ask audience members if they want to:…

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Don’t Just Manage Your Reputation – Own It!

July 19, 2020
Reputation Management vs Reputation Leadership

In today’s world, the focus on reputation management grows stronger each year. But I think it’s time for a change in focus — from reputation management to reputation leadership — because reputation leadership is far more important. Here’s a quick illustration to clarify the difference between the two. How to Take Ownership of Your Reputation…

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Key Success Factors – Take Action to Change Your Feelings

June 22, 2020

Do current events or life circumstances have you feeling down? Afraid? Uncertain? Stuck? One of the key success factors to feeling optimistic in spite of challenging circumstances is to take action. The reason? Positive actions almost always precede positive feelings. For example, let’s say you are feeling sad. Normal thinking believes that in order to…

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Speaker Training – 3 Mistakes Motivational Speakers Make

June 22, 2020
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Often the best approach to learning something new is to figure out what not to do first so you can avoid making critical mistakes. And if you’re really smart, you’ll figure out what not to do by learning from someone else’s mistakes instead of making those mistakes yourself. When you’re training to become a speaker,…

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