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5 Ways to Get Over Hump Day

April 5, 2021
5 ways to get over hump day

You’ve seen the hump day commercial. Recently, someone told me the reason he likes that commercial is it not only makes him laugh, but it also helps him get over hump day. I like the commercial too. It definitely makes me grin and instantly puts me in a good mood (how could a talking camel…

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Work Hard Play Hard – Where Do You Stand?

March 21, 2021
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  When you hear the phrase work hard play hard, what comes to mind? Does work hard play hard mean dragging yourself through the week slaving away at a J-O-B you hate so that during the weekend you can play hard at what you love? As the song says: “Everybody working for the weekend!” Or does the phrase make…

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How To Make A Difference – Think S.W.I.M.

March 7, 2021
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Lots of people want to make a difference. But how many of us actually back it up with our actions? I coached swimming for 6 years in the late 80s and early 90s. In the 80s, I coached the North Manor Marlins. In the 90s, I coached the Steeple Station Stingrays. Then in 1992, a…

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12 Questions Successful Entrepreneurs Ask Themselves BEFORE Pursuing Self Employment

February 22, 2021
12 Questions Successful Entrepreneurs Ask

I’m an entrepreneur. What’s more, I consider myself among the ranks of successful entrepreneurs. I hesitate writing this because it sounds boastful, but I don’t mean it to come off that way. I say this with tremendous gratitude and even wonder. I’ve worked hard to be in the ranks of successful entrepreneurs and it hasn’t…

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10 Quotes About Life That Will Make You Think (And Move You To Action)

January 23, 2021
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Do you love good quotes about life as much as I do? Good quotes about life cause us to look at things in a new way. Good quotes about life challenge us to think differently.  And the best motivational quotes about life inspire us to consider new possibilities. I am a quote collector and have…

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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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