August 11, 2015

Goals – Doing Whatever It Takes VS Doing What Is Right »

Tired of Lying, Cheating Celebrities, Business People, Athletes, Politicians #Goals – is it really about doing what ever it takes? So many people – from business to government to sports to academics lie, cheat and steal their way to what is perceived to be success. But, we all know it and, while some may rationalize it based on their perceptions…
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August 4, 2015

Managing Creative Employees: 5 Steps on How to Manage Creative Employees »

Your employees are incredibly valuable! Obviously, if you’re a leader or manager you know that. But do you always act that way? Do you encourage creativity and insight from these employees or are you always king or queen of the mountain? What are managing creative employees? Since your employees are experts – after all, your company only hires experts, right?…
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June 30, 2015

How to Have Happiness for a Lifetime »

Walking through a park the other day, I saw a woman teaching her grandson how to push himself on a swing set. While the little boy was struggling to get his feet to touch the ground, the woman said, “Come on, you can do it. I can’t be with you forever. You’re going to have to learn to push yourself.”…
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June 16, 2015

The Journey Looks Long… Until You Get Started »

Sometimes when we look at what we want to accomplish, the journey seems so long. It can be so overwhelming. You sit and think of all the things you have to do. Where do you start? How do you start? And then the other questions zoom in that always start with “What if.” What if this doesn’t work? What if…
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June 2, 2015

Put My Cat Down But Vet’s Phone Told Me He Was OK »

My wife and I have always rescued our pets. For us,adoption is the only option. Wesley, our cat, was rescued along with another cat from a local shelter, about 10 years ago. Like many people who have pets, coming to our house was like coming to a top-notch resort where all needs are met and you want for nothing. Wes was unique…
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May 19, 2015

Book Review: Patton on Leadership »

I would guess that most leaders – managers, executives and entrepreneurs – have watched the movie Patton which stars George C Scott. As great as the movie is, it can’t begin to touch on the leadership skills of this man; however, Alan Axelrod’s book, “Patton on Leadership” does. While a superb commander and leader, Patton had his faults. As Retired Major General…
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May 12, 2015

Continuous Effort is Key to Unlocking Potential »

Churchill was a man who didn’t know the word “QUIT.” Thank heavens for that! He also knew that while some people are strong and some are very intelligent, it is the one who keeps going that not only succeeds, but also unlocks their hidden potential. Each one of us has inside us hidden potential. It’s only hidden because we are…
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